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)
  December 2014 January 2015 December 2014 to January 2015 January 2014 to January 2015 December 2014 to January 2015 January 2014 to January 2015
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,116.6 29,139.2 22.6 305.7 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,127.7 19,148.4 20.7 56.2 0.1 0.3
Employment 17,851.5 17,886.9 35.4 127.6 0.2 0.7
Unemployment 1,276.2 1,261.5 -14.7 -71.4 -1.2 -5.4
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.7 0.0 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 6.6 -0.1 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.4 0.1 -0.2
N.L.
Population 443.3 443.4 0.1 -1.6 0.0 -0.4
Labour force 268.7 268.5 -0.2 -7.0 -0.1 -2.5
Employment 237.1 237.9 0.8 -3.8 0.3 -1.6
Unemployment 31.6 30.6 -1.0 -3.3 -3.2 -9.7
Participation rate (%) 60.6 60.6 0.0 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 11.8 11.4 -0.4 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 53.5 53.7 0.2 -0.6
P.E.I.
Population 120.7 120.8 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.3
Labour force 82.2 82.5 0.3 -0.8 0.4 -1.0
Employment 73.1 74.1 1.0 -0.1 1.4 -0.1
Unemployment 9.1 8.4 -0.7 -0.7 -7.7 -7.7
Participation rate (%) 68.1 68.3 0.2 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 11.1 10.2 -0.9 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 60.6 61.3 0.7 -0.3
N.S.
Population 784.1 784.1 0.0 1.7 0.0 0.2
Labour force 492.1 492.0 -0.1 0.9 0.0 0.2
Employment 451.0 450.9 -0.1 3.4 0.0 0.8
Unemployment 41.1 41.1 0.0 -2.6 0.0 -5.9
Participation rate (%) 62.8 62.7 -0.1 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.4 8.4 0.0 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 57.5 57.5 0.0 0.3
N.B.
Population 621.7 622.0 0.3 -0.4 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 390.2 394.0 3.8 -1.0 1.0 -0.3
Employment 351.2 354.6 3.4 -0.6 1.0 -0.2
Unemployment 39.0 39.4 0.4 -0.4 1.0 -1.0
Participation rate (%) 62.8 63.3 0.5 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 10.0 0.0 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 56.5 57.0 0.5 -0.1

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