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)
  June 2016 July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,574.1 29,610.0 35.9 313.9 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,380.8 19,368.0 -12.8 98.8 -0.1 0.5
Employment 18,054.5 18,023.3 -31.2 71.4 -0.2 0.4
Unemployment 1,326.3 1,344.8 18.5 27.5 1.4 2.1
Participation rate (%) 65.5 65.4 -0.1 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.9 0.1 0.1
Employment rate (%) 61.0 60.9 -0.1 -0.4
N.L.
Population 444.5 444.6 0.1 2.1 0.0 0.5
Labour force 269.4 266.0 -3.4 -2.2 -1.3 -0.8
Employment 237.0 232.0 -5.0 -4.3 -2.1 -1.8
Unemployment 32.4 34.0 1.6 2.2 4.9 6.9
Participation rate (%) 60.6 59.8 -0.8 -0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 12.0 12.8 0.8 0.9
Employment rate (%) 53.3 52.2 -1.1 -1.2
P.E.I.
Population 121.8 122.1 0.3 1.2 0.2 1.0
Labour force 80.1 79.0 -1.1 -2.5 -1.4 -3.1
Employment 71.4 71.4 0.0 -1.0 0.0 -1.4
Unemployment 8.8 7.6 -1.2 -1.6 -13.6 -17.4
Participation rate (%) 65.8 64.7 -1.1 -2.7
Unemployment rate (%) 11.0 9.6 -1.4 -1.7
Employment rate (%) 58.6 58.5 -0.1 -1.4
N.S.
Population 788.4 788.9 0.5 3.1 0.1 0.4
Labour force 486.5 486.1 -0.4 -3.0 -0.1 -0.6
Employment 446.7 445.3 -1.4 -3.9 -0.3 -0.9
Unemployment 39.8 40.8 1.0 0.9 2.5 2.3
Participation rate (%) 61.7 61.6 -0.1 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.2 8.4 0.2 0.2
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.4 -0.3 -0.8
N.B.
Population 623.4 623.6 0.2 1.7 0.0 0.3
Labour force 389.5 392.7 3.2 1.7 0.8 0.4
Employment 349.6 354.6 5.0 6.7 1.4 1.9
Unemployment 40.0 38.1 -1.9 -4.9 -4.8 -11.4
Participation rate (%) 62.5 63.0 0.5 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.3 9.7 -0.6 -1.3
Employment rate (%) 56.1 56.9 0.8 1.0

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