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)
  May 2014 June 2014 May 2014 to June 2014 June 2013 to June 2014 May 2014 to June 2014 June 2013 to June 2014
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 28,996.2 29,036.8 40.6 380.2 0.1 1.3
Labour force 19,173.9 19,190.2 16.3 86.5 0.1 0.5
Employment 17,830.1 17,820.7 -9.4 72.3 -0.1 0.4
Unemployment 1,343.8 1,369.5 25.7 14.2 1.9 1.0
Participation rate (%) 66.1 66.1 0.0 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 7.1 0.1 0.0
Employment rate (%) 61.5 61.4 -0.1 -0.5
N.L.
Population 428.1 427.5 -0.6 -2.0 -0.1 -0.5
Labour force 256.9 253.1 -3.8 -9.1 -1.5 -3.5
Employment 224.4 221.5 -2.9 -12.4 -1.3 -5.3
Unemployment 32.6 31.6 -1.0 3.3 -3.1 11.7
Participation rate (%) 60.0 59.2 -0.8 -1.8
Unemployment rate (%) 12.7 12.5 -0.2 1.7
Employment rate (%) 52.4 51.8 -0.6 -2.7
P.E.I.
Population 121.5 121.6 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.7
Labour force 83.7 82.3 -1.4 -0.1 -1.7 -0.1
Employment 73.5 74.2 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.1
Unemployment 10.2 8.1 -2.1 -0.9 -20.6 -10.0
Participation rate (%) 68.9 67.7 -1.2 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 12.2 9.8 -2.4 -1.1
Employment rate (%) 60.5 61.0 0.5 0.2
N.S.
Population 780.5 780.4 -0.1 -0.9 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 490.9 489.4 -1.5 -12.6 -0.3 -2.5
Employment 447.1 447.0 -0.1 -10.2 0.0 -2.2
Unemployment 43.8 42.4 -1.4 -2.4 -3.2 -5.4
Participation rate (%) 62.9 62.7 -0.2 -1.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 8.7 -0.2 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 57.3 57.3 0.0 -1.2
N.B.
Population 620.3 619.9 -0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.0
Labour force 389.8 390.4 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.0
Employment 350.1 352.8 2.7 5.6 0.8 1.6
Unemployment 39.8 37.6 -2.2 -5.5 -5.5 -12.8
Participation rate (%) 62.8 63.0 0.2 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 10.2 9.6 -0.6 -1.4
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.9 0.5 0.9

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