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 2016 6,977.1 0.2 0.5
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) August 2016 6.7 0.3 -0.1
Participation rate (SA, %) August 2016 64.8 0.2 -0.5
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) June 2016 34,668.6 0.6 4.3
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) June 2016 980.68 0.83 2.04
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) August 2016 129.9 -0.3 1.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) July 2016 16,060.0 0.8 3.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) July 2016 24,834.4 -0.1 -0.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) July 2016 2,843.6 11.1 3.9
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) August 2016 72.244 -4.126 -23.947

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