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)
  September 2017 October 2017 September 2017 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017 September 2017 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,981.8 30,008.2 26.4 326.4 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,668.1 19,724.9 56.8 178.6 0.3 0.9
Employment 18,454.1 18,489.4 35.3 308.1 0.2 1.7
Unemployment 1,214.1 1,235.4 21.3 -129.6 1.8 -9.5
Participation rate (%) 65.6 65.7 0.1 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 6.3 0.1 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.6 0.0 0.3
N.L.
Population 445.5 445.4 -0.1 0.6 0.0 0.1
Labour force 260.2 262.5 2.3 -7.4 0.9 -2.7
Employment 220.9 224.3 3.4 -4.7 1.5 -2.1
Unemployment 39.3 38.1 -1.2 -2.9 -3.1 -7.1
Participation rate (%) 58.4 58.9 0.5 -1.8
Unemployment rate (%) 15.1 14.5 -0.6 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 49.6 50.4 0.8 -1.1
P.E.I.
Population 124.2 124.3 0.1 2.1 0.1 1.7
Labour force 80.8 80.9 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Employment 73.1 72.6 -0.5 1.2 -0.7 1.7
Unemployment 7.7 8.3 0.6 -1.0 7.8 -10.8
Participation rate (%) 65.1 65.1 0.0 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 9.5 10.3 0.8 -1.2
Employment rate (%) 58.9 58.4 -0.5 0.0
N.S.
Population 793.7 794.4 0.7 4.7 0.1 0.6
Labour force 491.2 490.2 -1.0 7.7 -0.2 1.6
Employment 446.9 447.6 0.7 2.2 0.2 0.5
Unemployment 44.3 42.6 -1.7 5.5 -3.8 14.8
Participation rate (%) 61.9 61.7 -0.2 0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 9.0 8.7 -0.3 1.0
Employment rate (%) 56.3 56.3 0.0 -0.1
N.B.
Population 625.2 625.4 0.2 1.6 0.0 0.3
Labour force 382.3 384.9 2.6 -7.9 0.7 -2.0
Employment 352.6 354.9 2.3 0.7 0.7 0.2
Unemployment 29.7 30.0 0.3 -8.6 1.0 -22.3
Participation rate (%) 61.1 61.5 0.4 -1.5
Unemployment rate (%) 7.8 7.8 0.0 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.7 0.3 -0.1

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