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)
  November 2016 December 2016 November 2016 to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016 November 2016 to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,700.5 29,717.9 17.4 298.9 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,498.1 19,566.6 68.5 169.3 0.4 0.9
Employment 18,171.3 18,225.0 53.7 214.1 0.3 1.2
Unemployment 1,326.9 1,341.6 14.7 -44.8 1.1 -3.2
Participation rate (%) 65.6 65.8 0.2 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.9 0.1 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.2 61.3 0.1 0.1
N.L.
Population 444.8 445.0 0.2 2.0 0.0 0.5
Labour force 267.0 266.8 -0.2 -5.3 -0.1 -1.9
Employment 228.7 227.1 -1.6 -5.7 -0.7 -2.4
Unemployment 38.3 39.7 1.4 0.4 3.7 1.0
Participation rate (%) 60.0 60.0 0.0 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 14.3 14.9 0.6 0.5
Employment rate (%) 51.4 51.0 -0.4 -1.6
P.E.I.
Population 122.3 122.4 0.1 1.2 0.1 1.0
Labour force 80.2 80.7 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.1
Employment 71.5 72.1 0.6 -0.7 0.8 -1.0
Unemployment 8.7 8.6 -0.1 0.7 -1.1 8.9
Participation rate (%) 65.6 65.9 0.3 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 10.8 10.7 -0.1 0.9
Employment rate (%) 58.5 58.9 0.4 -1.2
N.S.
Population 789.8 790.0 0.2 3.0 0.0 0.4
Labour force 487.0 489.0 2.0 0.9 0.4 0.2
Employment 448.0 448.5 0.5 2.6 0.1 0.6
Unemployment 39.0 40.5 1.5 -1.7 3.8 -4.0
Participation rate (%) 61.7 61.9 0.2 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.0 8.3 0.3 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.8 0.1 0.1
N.B.
Population 623.8 623.9 0.1 2.0 0.0 0.3
Labour force 388.2 391.6 3.4 4.3 0.9 1.1
Employment 354.3 354.9 0.6 2.1 0.2 0.6
Unemployment 33.9 36.7 2.8 2.2 8.3 6.4
Participation rate (%) 62.2 62.8 0.6 0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 8.7 9.4 0.7 0.5
Employment rate (%) 56.8 56.9 0.1 0.2

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