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 2015 April 2015 March 2015 to April 2015 April 2014 to April 2015 March 2015 to April 2015 April 2014 to April 2015
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,183.3 29,208.2 24.9 295.7 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,224.0 19,205.1 -18.9 113.4 -0.1 0.6
Employment 17,914.6 17,894.9 -19.7 139.1 -0.1 0.8
Unemployment 1,309.3 1,310.2 0.9 -25.7 0.1 -1.9
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.8 -0.1 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.8 0.0 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.3 -0.1 -0.1
N.L.
Population 443.1 443.1 0.0 -0.8 0.0 -0.2
Labour force 271.0 271.3 0.3 0.7 0.1 0.3
Employment 234.9 237.1 2.2 -1.4 0.9 -0.6
Unemployment 36.0 34.2 -1.8 2.1 -5.0 6.5
Participation rate (%) 61.2 61.2 0.0 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 13.3 12.6 -0.7 0.7
Employment rate (%) 53.0 53.5 0.5 -0.2
P.E.I.
Population 120.8 120.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Labour force 82.8 81.8 -1.0 -0.4 -1.2 -0.5
Employment 73.6 73.2 -0.4 0.3 -0.5 0.4
Unemployment 9.1 8.6 -0.5 -0.6 -5.5 -6.5
Participation rate (%) 68.5 67.7 -0.8 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 11.0 10.5 -0.5 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 60.9 60.6 -0.3 0.2
N.S.
Population 784.4 784.4 0.0 2.2 0.0 0.3
Labour force 491.8 487.8 -4.0 -2.7 -0.8 -0.6
Employment 446.0 443.0 -3.0 -3.2 -0.7 -0.7
Unemployment 45.8 44.8 -1.0 0.5 -2.2 1.1
Participation rate (%) 62.7 62.2 -0.5 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 9.3 9.2 -0.1 0.2
Employment rate (%) 56.9 56.5 -0.4 -0.5
N.B.
Population 622.3 622.3 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.1
Labour force 394.5 393.6 -0.9 -1.3 -0.2 -0.3
Employment 354.5 354.5 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.4
Unemployment 40.0 39.1 -0.9 -2.6 -2.3 -6.2
Participation rate (%) 63.4 63.2 -0.2 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 10.1 9.9 -0.2 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 57.0 57.0 0.0 0.2

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