Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick)

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Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly)
(Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick)
  April 2015 May 2015 April 2015 to May 2015 May 2014 to May 2015 April 2015 to May 2015 May 2014 to May 2015
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,208.2 29,232.1 23.9 292.1 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,205.1 19,261.3 56.2 167.7 0.3 0.9
Employment 17,894.9 17,953.8 58.9 192.3 0.3 1.1
Unemployment 1,310.2 1,307.6 -2.6 -24.4 -0.2 -1.8
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.9 0.1 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.8 0.0 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.4 0.1 0.0
N.L.
Population 443.1 443.0 -0.1 -0.8 0.0 -0.2
Labour force 271.3 270.0 -1.3 0.9 -0.5 0.3
Employment 237.1 232.8 -4.3 -2.3 -1.8 -1.0
Unemployment 34.2 37.2 3.0 3.3 8.8 9.7
Participation rate (%) 61.2 60.9 -0.3 0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 12.6 13.8 1.2 1.2
Employment rate (%) 53.5 52.6 -0.9 -0.4
P.E.I.
Population 120.8 120.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Labour force 81.8 81.5 -0.3 -2.6 -0.4 -3.1
Employment 73.2 72.5 -0.7 -1.2 -1.0 -1.6
Unemployment 8.6 9.0 0.4 -1.3 4.7 -12.6
Participation rate (%) 67.7 67.5 -0.2 -2.2
Unemployment rate (%) 10.5 11.0 0.5 -1.2
Employment rate (%) 60.6 60.0 -0.6 -1.1
N.S.
Population 784.4 784.7 0.3 2.2 0.0 0.3
Labour force 487.8 489.7 1.9 -0.1 0.4 0.0
Employment 443.0 446.7 3.7 1.6 0.8 0.4
Unemployment 44.8 43.0 -1.8 -1.7 -4.0 -3.8
Participation rate (%) 62.2 62.4 0.2 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 9.2 8.8 -0.4 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 56.5 56.9 0.4 0.0
N.B.
Population 622.3 622.0 -0.3 0.4 0.0 0.1
Labour force 393.6 389.0 -4.6 -3.1 -1.2 -0.8
Employment 354.5 351.7 -2.8 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1
Unemployment 39.1 37.3 -1.8 -2.9 -4.6 -7.2
Participation rate (%) 63.2 62.5 -0.7 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 9.9 9.6 -0.3 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 57.0 56.5 -0.5 -0.1

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