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)
  August 2014 September 2014 August 2014 to September 2014 September 2013 to September 2014 August 2014 to September 2014 September 2013 to September 2014
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,098.7 29,126.8 28.1 363.9 0.1 1.3
Labour force 19,194.1 19,223.1 29.0 122.6 0.2 0.6
Employment 17,851.4 17,925.5 74.1 150.4 0.4 0.8
Unemployment 1,342.6 1,297.7 -44.9 -27.7 -3.3 -2.1
Participation rate (%) 66.0 66.0 0.0 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 6.8 -0.2 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.5 0.2 -0.3
N.L.
Population 427.2 427.0 -0.2 -2.8 0.0 -0.7
Labour force 259.2 261.0 1.8 3.4 0.7 1.3
Employment 224.1 227.9 3.8 -2.7 1.7 -1.2
Unemployment 35.1 33.1 -2.0 6.1 -5.7 22.6
Participation rate (%) 60.7 61.1 0.4 1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 13.5 12.7 -0.8 2.2
Employment rate (%) 52.5 53.4 0.9 -0.3
P.E.I.
Population 121.8 121.8 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.7
Labour force 82.8 81.9 -0.9 -0.7 -1.1 -0.8
Employment 74.5 74.0 -0.5 0.7 -0.7 1.0
Unemployment 8.3 7.8 -0.5 -1.5 -6.0 -16.1
Participation rate (%) 68.0 67.2 -0.8 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 9.5 -0.5 -1.8
Employment rate (%) 61.2 60.8 -0.4 0.2
N.S.
Population 780.8 780.9 0.1 -0.9 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 490.3 488.4 -1.9 -9.7 -0.4 -1.9
Employment 447.0 446.3 -0.7 -8.7 -0.2 -1.9
Unemployment 43.3 42.1 -1.2 -1.0 -2.8 -2.3
Participation rate (%) 62.8 62.5 -0.3 -1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 8.8 8.6 -0.2 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 57.2 57.2 0.0 -1.0
N.B.
Population 620.1 620.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Labour force 386.5 391.7 5.2 -2.4 1.3 -0.6
Employment 353.0 354.1 1.1 1.5 0.3 0.4
Unemployment 33.5 37.6 4.1 -3.9 12.2 -9.4
Participation rate (%) 62.3 63.2 0.9 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 8.7 9.6 0.9 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 56.9 57.1 0.2 0.2

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