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) October 2017 7,177.3 0.1 2.1
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) October 2017 5.9 0.3 -0.5
Participation rate (SA, %) October 2017 65.0 0.2 0.1
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) June 2017 36,110.4 1.0 3.8
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) August 2017 986.45 0.84 1.08
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) October 2017 132.3 0.0 1.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) September 2017 18,095.2 0.5 6.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) September 2017 24,446.9 -0.9 -1.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) September 2017 3,006.3 1.8 -1.2
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) October 2017 60.783 -24.187 -28.566

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