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) February 2015 6,900.1 0.2 0.6
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) February 2015 6.9 0.0 -0.6
Participation rate (SA, %) February 2015 65.4 0.1 -0.7
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) December 2014 32,602.7 0.6 3.6
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) January 2015 951.34 0.55 2.41
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) February 2015 126.2 0.7 1.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) January 2015 14,595.9 -1.4 3.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) January 2015 23,956.8 -2.3 6.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) January 2015 2,284.5 -9.1 -6.2
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) February 2015 44.891 -26.384 -25.382

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