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)
  2013
  Canada Sask. Alta. B.C.
  thousands
Population, 15 years and over
Both sexes 28,673.2 826.1 3,172.4 3,854.5
Men 14,135.9 411.4 1,613.7 1,896.9
Women 14,537.4 414.7 1,558.7 1,957.6
Labour force
Both sexes 19,079.4 578.3 2,318.2 2,470.5
Men 10,047.9 312.6 1,277.0 1,284.5
Women 9,031.4 265.7 1,041.2 1,186.1
Employed
Both sexes 17,731.2 555.3 2,211.0 2,308.1
Men 9,295.7 300.8 1,216.8 1,198.4
Women 8,435.4 254.5 994.1 1,109.7
Unemployed
Both sexes 1,348.2 23.0 107.2 162.4
Men 752.2 11.8 60.2 86.0
Women 596.0 11.2 47.1 76.4
Not in the labour force
Both sexes 9,593.8 247.8 854.2 1,384.0
Men 4,088.0 98.8 336.7 612.4
Women 5,506.0 149.0 517.5 771.5
  %
Participation rate
Both sexes 66.5 70.0 73.1 64.1
Men 71.1 76.0 79.1 67.7
Women 62.1 64.1 66.8 60.6
Unemployment rate
Both sexes 7.1 4.0 4.6 6.6
Men 7.5 3.8 4.7 6.7
Women 6.6 4.2 4.5 6.4
Employment rate
Both sexes 61.8 67.2 69.7 59.9
Men 65.8 73.1 75.4 63.2
Women 58.0 61.4 63.8 56.7

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