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)
  February 2016 March 2016 February 2016 to March 2016 March 2015 to March 2016 February 2016 to March 2016 March 2015 to March 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,465.4 29,492.5 27.1 309.2 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,413.3 19,428.4 15.1 199.1 0.1 1.0
Employment 18,002.9 18,043.5 40.6 129.6 0.2 0.7
Unemployment 1,410.4 1,384.9 -25.5 69.6 -1.8 5.3
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.9 0.0 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 7.3 7.1 -0.2 0.3
Employment rate (%) 61.1 61.2 0.1 -0.2
N.L.
Population 443.5 443.8 0.3 0.7 0.1 0.2
Labour force 269.6 266.0 -3.6 -6.3 -1.3 -2.3
Employment 231.5 231.1 -0.4 -4.8 -0.2 -2.0
Unemployment 38.1 34.8 -3.3 -1.6 -8.7 -4.4
Participation rate (%) 60.8 59.9 -0.9 -1.6
Unemployment rate (%) 14.1 13.1 -1.0 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 52.2 52.1 -0.1 -1.1
P.E.I.
Population 121.2 121.3 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.4
Labour force 80.7 79.9 -0.8 -2.8 -1.0 -3.4
Employment 71.8 71.1 -0.7 -2.3 -1.0 -3.1
Unemployment 8.9 8.8 -0.1 -0.5 -1.1 -5.4
Participation rate (%) 66.6 65.9 -0.7 -2.6
Unemployment rate (%) 11.0 11.0 0.0 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 59.2 58.6 -0.6 -2.2
N.S.
Population 787.4 787.8 0.4 3.4 0.1 0.4
Labour force 488.8 492.7 3.9 0.7 0.8 0.1
Employment 444.3 447.7 3.4 1.4 0.8 0.3
Unemployment 44.5 45.0 0.5 -0.7 1.1 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 62.1 62.5 0.4 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 9.1 9.1 0.0 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.8 0.4 -0.1
N.B.
Population 622.6 623.1 0.5 0.8 0.1 0.1
Labour force 383.9 384.8 0.9 -8.7 0.2 -2.2
Employment 346.0 345.4 -0.6 -8.4 -0.2 -2.4
Unemployment 37.9 39.4 1.5 -0.3 4.0 -0.8
Participation rate (%) 61.7 61.8 0.1 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 9.9 10.2 0.3 0.1
Employment rate (%) 55.6 55.4 -0.2 -1.5

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