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)
  December 2016 January 2017 December 2016 to January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017 December 2016 to January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,717.9 29,741.9 24.0 302.1 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,566.6 19,597.7 31.1 212.5 0.2 1.1
Employment 18,225.0 18,273.3 48.3 276.1 0.3 1.5
Unemployment 1,341.6 1,324.4 -17.2 -63.6 -1.3 -4.6
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.9 0.1 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.8 -0.1 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.4 0.1 0.3
N.L.
Population 445.0 445.2 0.2 1.9 0.0 0.4
Labour force 267.6 265.9 -1.7 -3.9 -0.6 -1.4
Employment 227.1 229.3 2.2 -2.2 1.0 -1.0
Unemployment 40.5 36.6 -3.9 -1.6 -9.6 -4.2
Participation rate (%) 60.1 59.7 -0.4 -1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 15.1 13.8 -1.3 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 51.0 51.5 0.5 -0.7
P.E.I.
Population 122.4 122.6 0.2 1.4 0.2 1.2
Labour force 80.6 80.7 0.1 0.8 0.1 1.0
Employment 72.1 72.7 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.7
Unemployment 8.5 7.9 -0.6 0.2 -7.1 2.6
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.8 0.0 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.5 9.8 -0.7 0.2
Employment rate (%) 58.9 59.3 0.4 -0.3
N.S.
Population 790.0 790.3 0.3 3.2 0.0 0.4
Labour force 488.9 490.5 1.6 6.0 0.3 1.2
Employment 448.5 452.7 4.2 9.8 0.9 2.2
Unemployment 40.4 37.9 -2.5 -3.7 -6.2 -8.9
Participation rate (%) 61.9 62.1 0.2 0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 8.3 7.7 -0.6 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 56.8 57.3 0.5 1.0
N.B.
Population 623.9 624.0 0.1 1.8 0.0 0.3
Labour force 391.5 386.6 -4.9 -0.8 -1.3 -0.2
Employment 354.9 351.9 -3.0 0.6 -0.8 0.2
Unemployment 36.6 34.6 -2.0 -1.5 -5.5 -4.2
Participation rate (%) 62.8 62.0 -0.8 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 9.3 8.9 -0.4 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 56.9 56.4 -0.5 -0.1

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