Labour force, employment and unemployment, levels and rates, by province (Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia)

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Labour force, employment and unemployment, levels and rates, by province
(Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia)
  2016
  Canada Sask. Alta. B.C.
  thousands
Population, 15 years and over
Both sexes 29,587.1 869.0 3,398.8 3,930.7
Men 14,575.7 438.1 1,723.0 1,935.9
Women 15,011.4 430.9 1,675.8 1,994.8
Labour force
Both sexes 19,440.5 606.8 2,464.6 2,532.3
Men 10,241.7 331.4 1,353.6 1,326.6
Women 9,198.8 275.4 1,111.0 1,205.7
Employed
Both sexes 18,079.9 568.5 2,263.8 2,379.5
Men 9,455.1 308.4 1,233.5 1,240.1
Women 8,624.8 260.1 1,030.2 1,139.5
Unemployed
Both sexes 1,360.6 38.3 200.8 152.8
Men 786.6 23.0 120.0 86.6
Women 574.0 15.3 80.8 66.2
Not in the labour force
Both sexes 10,146.5 262.2 934.3 1,398.3
Men 4,334.0 106.7 369.5 609.3
Women 5,812.5 155.5 564.8 789.1
  %
Participation rate
Both sexes 65.7 69.8 72.5 64.4
Men 70.3 75.6 78.6 68.5
Women 61.3 63.9 66.3 60.4
Unemployment rate
Both sexes 7.0 6.3 8.1 6.0
Men 7.7 6.9 8.9 6.5
Women 6.2 5.6 7.3 5.5
Employment rate
Both sexes 61.1 65.4 66.6 60.5
Men 64.9 70.4 71.6 64.1
Women 57.5 60.4 61.5 57.1

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