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 2016 November 2016 October 2016 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016 October 2016 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,681.8 29,700.5 18.7 299.3 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,525.7 19,498.1 -27.6 146.2 -0.1 0.8
Employment 18,160.6 18,171.3 10.7 183.2 0.1 1.0
Unemployment 1,365.0 1,326.9 -38.1 -37.0 -2.8 -2.7
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.6 -0.2 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 6.8 -0.2 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.2 61.2 0.0 0.0
N.L.
Population 444.8 444.8 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.4
Labour force 269.3 267.0 -2.3 -3.8 -0.9 -1.4
Employment 229.1 228.7 -0.4 -6.5 -0.2 -2.8
Unemployment 40.2 38.3 -1.9 2.7 -4.7 7.6
Participation rate (%) 60.5 60.0 -0.5 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 14.9 14.3 -0.6 1.2
Employment rate (%) 51.5 51.4 -0.1 -1.7
P.E.I.
Population 122.2 122.3 0.1 1.2 0.1 1.0
Labour force 80.6 80.2 -0.4 -1.5 -0.5 -1.8
Employment 71.2 71.5 0.3 -1.8 0.4 -2.5
Unemployment 9.4 8.7 -0.7 0.3 -7.4 3.6
Participation rate (%) 66.0 65.6 -0.4 -1.9
Unemployment rate (%) 11.7 10.8 -0.9 0.5
Employment rate (%) 58.3 58.5 0.2 -2.0
N.S.
Population 789.7 789.8 0.1 3.0 0.0 0.4
Labour force 481.1 487.0 5.9 -3.8 1.2 -0.8
Employment 444.3 448.0 3.7 -0.4 0.8 -0.1
Unemployment 36.8 39.0 2.2 -3.4 6.0 -8.0
Participation rate (%) 60.9 61.7 0.8 -0.7
Unemployment rate (%) 7.6 8.0 0.4 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 56.3 56.7 0.4 -0.3
N.B.
Population 623.8 623.8 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.3
Labour force 392.9 388.2 -4.7 2.6 -1.2 0.7
Employment 353.8 354.3 0.5 1.9 0.1 0.5
Unemployment 39.1 33.9 -5.2 0.7 -13.3 2.1
Participation rate (%) 63.0 62.2 -0.8 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 8.7 -1.3 0.1
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.8 0.1 0.1

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