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 2015 March 2015 February 2015 to March 2015 March 2014 to March 2015 February 2015 to March 2015 March 2014 to March 2015
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,160.7 29,183.3 22.6 303.8 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,197.6 19,224.0 26.4 111.9 0.1 0.6
Employment 17,885.9 17,914.6 28.7 138.1 0.2 0.8
Unemployment 1,311.7 1,309.3 -2.4 -26.3 -0.2 -2.0
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.9 0.1 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.8 0.0 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.4 0.1 -0.2
N.L.
Population 443.2 443.1 -0.1 -1.3 0.0 -0.3
Labour force 268.7 271.0 2.3 -1.6 0.9 -0.6
Employment 234.9 234.9 0.0 -6.2 0.0 -2.6
Unemployment 33.9 36.0 2.1 4.5 6.2 14.3
Participation rate (%) 60.6 61.2 0.6 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 12.6 13.3 0.7 1.7
Employment rate (%) 53.0 53.0 0.0 -1.3
P.E.I.
Population 120.7 120.8 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Labour force 82.4 82.8 0.4 -0.1 0.5 -0.1
Employment 74.1 73.6 -0.5 0.0 -0.7 0.0
Unemployment 8.3 9.1 0.8 -0.2 9.6 -2.2
Participation rate (%) 68.3 68.5 0.2 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 10.1 11.0 0.9 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.4 60.9 -0.5 -0.1
N.S.
Population 784.2 784.4 0.2 2.2 0.0 0.3
Labour force 491.2 491.8 0.6 1.7 0.1 0.3
Employment 446.5 446.0 -0.5 0.0 -0.1 0.0
Unemployment 44.8 45.8 1.0 1.6 2.2 3.6
Participation rate (%) 62.6 62.7 0.1 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 9.1 9.3 0.2 0.3
Employment rate (%) 56.9 56.9 0.0 -0.1
N.B.
Population 622.1 622.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Labour force 393.4 394.5 1.1 -2.8 0.3 -0.7
Employment 352.4 354.5 2.1 -4.4 0.6 -1.2
Unemployment 41.0 40.0 -1.0 1.6 -2.4 4.2
Participation rate (%) 63.2 63.4 0.2 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 10.4 10.1 -0.3 0.4
Employment rate (%) 56.6 57.0 0.4 -0.7

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