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)
  October 2017 November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 30,008.2 30,033.3 25.1 332.8 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,724.9 19,725.4 0.5 220.3 0.0 1.1
Employment 18,489.4 18,568.9 79.5 390.0 0.4 2.1
Unemployment 1,235.4 1,156.5 -78.9 -169.7 -6.4 -12.8
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.7 0.0 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 5.9 -0.4 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.8 0.2 0.6
N.L.
Population 445.4 445.1 -0.3 0.3 -0.1 0.1
Labour force 262.5 261.6 -0.9 -5.6 -0.3 -2.1
Employment 224.3 223.8 -0.5 -4.2 -0.2 -1.8
Unemployment 38.1 37.8 -0.3 -1.5 -0.8 -3.8
Participation rate (%) 58.9 58.8 -0.1 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 14.5 14.4 -0.1 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 50.4 50.3 -0.1 -1.0
P.E.I.
Population 124.3 124.4 0.1 2.1 0.1 1.7
Labour force 80.9 81.1 0.2 1.1 0.2 1.4
Employment 72.6 74.0 1.4 2.5 1.9 3.5
Unemployment 8.3 7.1 -1.2 -1.4 -14.5 -16.5
Participation rate (%) 65.1 65.2 0.1 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 10.3 8.8 -1.5 -1.8
Employment rate (%) 58.4 59.5 1.1 1.0
N.S.
Population 794.4 794.9 0.5 5.1 0.1 0.6
Labour force 490.2 492.2 2.0 5.1 0.4 1.0
Employment 447.6 448.9 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.2
Unemployment 42.6 43.3 0.7 4.3 1.6 11.0
Participation rate (%) 61.7 61.9 0.2 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 8.7 8.8 0.1 0.8
Employment rate (%) 56.3 56.5 0.2 -0.2
N.B.
Population 625.4 625.5 0.1 1.7 0.0 0.3
Labour force 384.9 383.8 -1.1 -4.6 -0.3 -1.2
Employment 354.9 352.2 -2.7 -2.2 -0.8 -0.6
Unemployment 30.0 31.7 1.7 -2.3 5.7 -6.8
Participation rate (%) 61.5 61.4 -0.1 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 7.8 8.3 0.5 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.3 -0.4 -0.5

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