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)
  March 2017 April 2017 March 2017 to April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017 March 2017 to April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,791.9 29,822.2 30.3 307.8 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,621.7 19,576.2 -45.5 164.6 -0.2 0.8
Employment 18,308.0 18,311.2 3.2 275.7 0.0 1.5
Unemployment 1,313.7 1,265.0 -48.7 -111.2 -3.7 -8.1
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.6 -0.3 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 6.5 -0.2 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 61.5 61.4 -0.1 0.3
N.L.
Population 445.6 445.7 0.1 1.8 0.0 0.4
Labour force 264.9 264.5 -0.4 -6.6 -0.2 -2.4
Employment 225.5 227.4 1.9 -9.8 0.8 -4.1
Unemployment 39.4 37.0 -2.4 3.1 -6.1 9.1
Participation rate (%) 59.4 59.3 -0.1 -1.8
Unemployment rate (%) 14.9 14.0 -0.9 1.5
Employment rate (%) 50.6 51.0 0.4 -2.4
P.E.I.
Population 123.0 123.3 0.3 1.8 0.2 1.5
Labour force 80.9 81.9 1.0 1.7 1.2 2.1
Employment 72.7 73.5 0.8 2.5 1.1 3.5
Unemployment 8.2 8.4 0.2 -0.8 2.4 -8.7
Participation rate (%) 65.8 66.4 0.6 0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 10.1 10.3 0.2 -1.2
Employment rate (%) 59.1 59.6 0.5 1.2
N.S.
Population 790.8 791.2 0.4 3.3 0.1 0.4
Labour force 493.2 490.8 -2.4 1.4 -0.5 0.3
Employment 450.5 450.0 -0.5 0.9 -0.1 0.2
Unemployment 42.6 40.8 -1.8 0.6 -4.2 1.5
Participation rate (%) 62.4 62.0 -0.4 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.6 8.3 -0.3 0.1
Employment rate (%) 57.0 56.9 -0.1 -0.1
N.B.
Population 624.1 624.2 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.1
Labour force 385.9 385.0 -0.9 -1.9 -0.2 -0.5
Employment 353.6 351.6 -2.0 1.9 -0.6 0.5
Unemployment 32.3 33.5 1.2 -3.8 3.7 -10.2
Participation rate (%) 61.8 61.7 -0.1 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 8.4 8.7 0.3 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.3 -0.4 0.2

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