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 2014 October 2014 September 2014 to October 2014 October 2013 to October 2014 September 2014 to October 2014 October 2013 to October 2014
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,126.8 29,148.0 21.2 356.4 0.1 1.2
Labour force 19,223.1 19,227.3 4.2 109.1 0.0 0.6
Employment 17,925.5 17,968.6 43.1 181.8 0.2 1.0
Unemployment 1,297.7 1,258.8 -38.9 -72.6 -3.0 -5.5
Participation rate (%) 66.0 66.0 0.0 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.5 -0.3 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 61.5 61.6 0.1 -0.2
N.L.
Population 427.0 426.9 -0.1 -2.9 0.0 -0.7
Labour force 261.0 258.3 -2.7 -5.7 -1.0 -2.2
Employment 227.9 227.2 -0.7 -7.5 -0.3 -3.2
Unemployment 33.1 31.1 -2.0 1.8 -6.0 6.1
Participation rate (%) 61.1 60.5 -0.6 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 12.7 12.0 -0.7 0.9
Employment rate (%) 53.4 53.2 -0.2 -1.4
P.E.I.
Population 121.8 121.8 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.7
Labour force 81.9 82.5 0.6 -0.9 0.7 -1.1
Employment 74.0 74.9 0.9 0.4 1.2 0.5
Unemployment 7.8 7.6 -0.2 -1.3 -2.6 -14.6
Participation rate (%) 67.2 67.7 0.5 -1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 9.5 9.2 -0.3 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 60.8 61.5 0.7 -0.1
N.S.
Population 780.9 781.2 0.3 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 488.4 492.7 4.3 -5.2 0.9 -1.0
Employment 446.3 450.4 4.1 -1.9 0.9 -0.4
Unemployment 42.1 42.4 0.3 -3.3 0.7 -7.2
Participation rate (%) 62.5 63.1 0.6 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.6 8.6 0.0 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 57.2 57.7 0.5 -0.2
N.B.
Population 620.2 620.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Labour force 391.7 388.0 -3.7 -1.5 -0.9 -0.4
Employment 354.1 351.8 -2.3 1.5 -0.6 0.4
Unemployment 37.6 36.2 -1.4 -3.0 -3.7 -7.7
Participation rate (%) 63.2 62.6 -0.6 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 9.6 9.3 -0.3 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 57.1 56.7 -0.4 0.2

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