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) December 2016 7,046.7 0.1 1.2
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) December 2016 6.4 0.1 -0.3
Participation rate (SA, %) December 2016 64.9 0.1 -0.3
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) September 2016 34,990.9 0.3 4.0
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) October 2016 970.73 0.08 0.50
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) November 2016 130.2 -0.3 1.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) October 2016 16,371.3 1.5 4.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) November 2016 24,928.4 0.0 0.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) November 2016 3,296.8 6.4 26.2
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) December 2016 80.142 35.528 48.921

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