Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Ontario)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Ontario)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
Ont.  
Labour market  
Employment (SA, thousands) March 2016 6,988.6 0.2 1.2
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) March 2016 6.8 0.0 -0.1
Participation rate (SA, %) March 2016 65.3 0.1 0.0
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) December 2015 33,955.3 0.4 4.4
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) February 2016 965.60 0.29 0.98
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) March 2016 129.0 0.6 1.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) February 2016 16,076.6 0.6 9.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) February 2016 25,628.0 -3.2 12.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) February 2016 2,825.9 11.4 17.2
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) March 2016 90.613 11.962 44.047

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