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)
  July 2014 August 2014 July 2014 to August 2014 August 2013 to August 2014 July 2014 to August 2014 August 2013 to August 2014
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,069.6 29,098.7 29.1 374.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 19,214.9 19,194.1 -20.8 60.8 -0.1 0.3
Employment 17,862.4 17,851.4 -11.0 81.3 -0.1 0.5
Unemployment 1,352.5 1,342.6 -9.9 -20.7 -0.7 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 66.1 66.0 -0.1 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 7.0 0.0 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.3 -0.1 -0.6
N.L.
Population 427.3 427.2 -0.1 -2.5 0.0 -0.6
Labour force 258.1 259.2 1.1 -0.6 0.4 -0.2
Employment 226.2 224.1 -2.1 -7.9 -0.9 -3.4
Unemployment 32.0 35.1 3.1 7.3 9.7 26.3
Participation rate (%) 60.4 60.7 0.3 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 12.4 13.5 1.1 2.8
Employment rate (%) 52.9 52.5 -0.4 -1.5
P.E.I.
Population 121.7 121.8 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.7
Labour force 82.0 82.8 0.8 0.0 1.0 0.0
Employment 74.3 74.5 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.7
Unemployment 7.7 8.3 0.6 -0.5 7.8 -5.7
Participation rate (%) 67.4 68.0 0.6 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 9.4 10.0 0.6 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 61.1 61.2 0.1 0.0
N.S.
Population 780.5 780.8 0.3 -0.9 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 489.2 490.3 1.1 -9.4 0.2 -1.9
Employment 443.1 447.0 3.9 -9.0 0.9 -2.0
Unemployment 46.0 43.3 -2.7 -0.5 -5.9 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 62.7 62.8 0.1 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 9.4 8.8 -0.6 0.0
Employment rate (%) 56.8 57.2 0.4 -1.1
N.B.
Population 620.0 620.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Labour force 388.2 386.5 -1.7 -5.0 -0.4 -1.3
Employment 349.4 353.0 3.6 3.3 1.0 0.9
Unemployment 38.9 33.5 -5.4 -8.2 -13.9 -19.7
Participation rate (%) 62.6 62.3 -0.3 -0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 8.7 -1.3 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.9 0.5 0.5

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