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) March 2017 570.4 -0.9 0.4
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) March 2017 6.0 0.0 -0.2
Participation rate (SA, %) March 2017 69.4 -0.7 -0.5
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) December 2016 2,724.1 0.8 -0.1
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) January 2017 1,007.87 0.16 2.38
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) March 2017 133.0 0.1 0.6
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) February 2017 1,361.5 0.4 22.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) February 2017 246.7 66.4 35.8
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) March 2017 5.329 3.556 32.992

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