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)
  May 2017 June 2017 May 2017 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017 May 2017 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,857.1 29,886.9 29.8 312.8 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,654.6 19,681.2 26.6 296.9 0.1 1.5
Employment 18,365.7 18,411.0 45.3 350.8 0.2 1.9
Unemployment 1,288.9 1,270.3 -18.6 -53.7 -1.4 -4.1
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.9 0.1 0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.6 6.5 -0.1 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 61.5 61.6 0.1 0.5
N.L.
Population 445.8 445.8 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.3
Labour force 264.9 263.5 -1.4 -5.0 -0.5 -1.9
Employment 225.7 224.3 -1.4 -11.9 -0.6 -5.0
Unemployment 39.2 39.2 0.0 6.9 0.0 21.4
Participation rate (%) 59.4 59.1 -0.3 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 14.8 14.9 0.1 2.9
Employment rate (%) 50.6 50.3 -0.3 -2.8
P.E.I.
Population 123.7 123.8 0.1 2.0 0.1 1.6
Labour force 83.3 83.0 -0.3 3.0 -0.4 3.8
Employment 75.0 74.5 -0.5 3.2 -0.7 4.5
Unemployment 8.3 8.5 0.2 -0.2 2.4 -2.3
Participation rate (%) 67.3 67.0 -0.3 1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 10.2 0.2 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 60.6 60.2 -0.4 1.7
N.S.
Population 791.6 792.0 0.4 3.6 0.1 0.5
Labour force 488.6 491.8 3.2 5.6 0.7 1.2
Employment 450.2 448.3 -1.9 1.5 -0.4 0.3
Unemployment 38.5 43.5 5.0 4.1 13.0 10.4
Participation rate (%) 61.7 62.1 0.4 0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.9 8.8 0.9 0.7
Employment rate (%) 56.9 56.6 -0.3 -0.1
N.B.
Population 624.5 624.5 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.2
Labour force 384.8 383.2 -1.6 -6.7 -0.4 -1.7
Employment 352.3 352.2 -0.1 1.7 0.0 0.5
Unemployment 32.4 31.0 -1.4 -8.4 -4.3 -21.3
Participation rate (%) 61.6 61.4 -0.2 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.4 8.1 -0.3 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.4 0.0 0.2

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