Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Saskatchewan)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Saskatchewan)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
Sask.  
Labour market  
Employment (SA, thousands) February 2017 575.5 1.4 1.6
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) February 2017 6.0 -0.4 0.0
Participation rate (SA, %) February 2017 70.1 0.6 0.4
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) December 2016 2,724.1 0.8 -0.1
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) December 2016 1,010.37 2.16 1.84
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) February 2017 132.9 -0.2 1.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) January 2017 1,651.3 3.7 6.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) January 2017 1,355.1 3.4 12.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) January 2017 134.6 -5.8 -16.1
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) February 2017 5.273 26.694 -0.772

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