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) August 2014 6,932.4 -0.1 0.2
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) August 2014 7.4 -0.1 -0.1
Participation rate (SA, %) August 2014 65.9 -0.2 -0.7
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) June 2014 31,959.3 0.4 3.5
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) June 2014 942.49 0.55 2.35
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) August 2014 126.5 0.0 2.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) June 2014 14,754.9 1.0 6.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) July 2014 24,989.3 4.2 7.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) July 2014 3,266.8 18.3 1.6
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) August 2014 52.566 -24.723 -25.522

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