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 2017 March 2017 February 2017 to March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017 February 2017 to March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,764.3 29,791.9 27.6 299.4 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,574.7 19,621.7 47.0 210.1 0.2 1.1
Employment 18,288.6 18,308.0 19.4 276.4 0.1 1.5
Unemployment 1,286.1 1,313.7 27.6 -66.3 2.1 -4.8
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.9 0.1 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.6 6.7 0.1 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.5 0.1 0.4
N.L.
Population 445.4 445.6 0.2 1.8 0.0 0.4
Labour force 262.8 264.9 2.1 -1.3 0.8 -0.5
Employment 225.5 225.5 0.0 -6.0 0.0 -2.6
Unemployment 37.3 39.4 2.1 4.7 5.6 13.5
Participation rate (%) 59.0 59.4 0.4 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 14.2 14.9 0.7 1.9
Employment rate (%) 50.6 50.6 0.0 -1.6
P.E.I.
Population 122.8 123.0 0.2 1.7 0.2 1.4
Labour force 81.1 80.9 -0.2 1.2 -0.2 1.5
Employment 73.0 72.7 -0.3 1.7 -0.4 2.4
Unemployment 8.1 8.2 0.1 -0.5 1.2 -5.7
Participation rate (%) 66.0 65.8 -0.2 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 10.1 0.1 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 59.4 59.1 -0.3 0.6
N.S.
Population 790.5 790.8 0.3 3.0 0.0 0.4
Labour force 485.0 493.2 8.2 0.9 1.7 0.2
Employment 445.9 450.5 4.6 2.8 1.0 0.6
Unemployment 39.1 42.6 3.5 -1.9 9.0 -4.3
Participation rate (%) 61.4 62.4 1.0 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.1 8.6 0.5 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 56.4 57.0 0.6 0.2
N.B.
Population 624.0 624.1 0.1 1.0 0.0 0.2
Labour force 386.3 385.9 -0.4 1.2 -0.1 0.3
Employment 351.9 353.6 1.7 8.0 0.5 2.3
Unemployment 34.5 32.3 -2.2 -6.8 -6.4 -17.4
Participation rate (%) 61.9 61.8 -0.1 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 8.4 -0.5 -1.8
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.7 0.3 1.2

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