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)
  March 2016 April 2016 March 2016 to April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016 March 2016 to April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,492.5 29,514.4 21.9 306.2 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,428.4 19,424.6 -3.8 212.2 0.0 1.1
Employment 18,043.5 18,041.4 -2.1 144.0 0.0 0.8
Unemployment 1,384.9 1,383.2 -1.7 68.2 -0.1 5.2
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.8 -0.1 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 7.1 7.1 0.0 0.3
Employment rate (%) 61.2 61.1 -0.1 -0.2
N.L.
Population 443.8 443.9 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.2
Labour force 266.0 271.2 5.2 -0.6 2.0 -0.2
Employment 231.1 237.2 6.1 -0.2 2.6 -0.1
Unemployment 34.8 33.9 -0.9 -0.5 -2.6 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 59.9 61.1 1.2 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 13.1 12.5 -0.6 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 52.1 53.4 1.3 -0.2
P.E.I.
Population 121.3 121.5 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.6
Labour force 79.9 80.3 0.4 -1.5 0.5 -1.8
Employment 71.1 71.1 0.0 -1.9 0.0 -2.6
Unemployment 8.8 9.2 0.4 0.5 4.5 5.7
Participation rate (%) 65.9 66.1 0.2 -1.6
Unemployment rate (%) 11.0 11.5 0.5 0.9
Employment rate (%) 58.6 58.5 -0.1 -1.9
N.S.
Population 787.8 787.9 0.1 3.5 0.0 0.4
Labour force 492.7 490.2 -2.5 1.6 -0.5 0.3
Employment 447.7 449.7 2.0 5.4 0.4 1.2
Unemployment 45.0 40.5 -4.5 -3.9 -10.0 -8.8
Participation rate (%) 62.5 62.2 -0.3 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 9.1 8.3 -0.8 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 56.8 57.1 0.3 0.5
N.B.
Population 623.1 623.4 0.3 1.1 0.0 0.2
Labour force 384.8 386.6 1.8 -6.3 0.5 -1.6
Employment 345.4 349.3 3.9 -4.5 1.1 -1.3
Unemployment 39.4 37.3 -2.1 -1.8 -5.3 -4.6
Participation rate (%) 61.8 62.0 0.2 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.2 9.6 -0.6 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 55.4 56.0 0.6 -0.9

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