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 2017 July 2017 June 2017 to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017 June 2017 to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,886.9 29,919.2 32.3 309.2 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,681.2 19,668.7 -12.5 286.3 -0.1 1.5
Employment 18,411.0 18,421.9 10.9 387.6 0.1 2.1
Unemployment 1,270.3 1,246.8 -23.5 -101.3 -1.8 -7.5
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.7 -0.2 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 6.3 -0.2 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.6 0.0 0.7
N.L.
Population 445.8 445.8 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.3
Labour force 263.5 259.7 -3.8 -6.0 -1.4 -2.3
Employment 224.3 219.0 -5.3 -12.5 -2.4 -5.4
Unemployment 39.2 40.8 1.6 6.6 4.1 19.3
Participation rate (%) 59.1 58.3 -0.8 -1.5
Unemployment rate (%) 14.9 15.7 0.8 2.8
Employment rate (%) 50.3 49.1 -1.2 -3.0
P.E.I.
Population 123.8 124.0 0.2 1.9 0.2 1.6
Labour force 83.0 81.8 -1.2 2.7 -1.4 3.4
Employment 74.5 73.5 -1.0 2.1 -1.3 2.9
Unemployment 8.5 8.2 -0.3 0.5 -3.5 6.5
Participation rate (%) 67.0 66.0 -1.0 1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 10.2 10.0 -0.2 0.3
Employment rate (%) 60.2 59.3 -0.9 0.8
N.S.
Population 792.0 792.4 0.4 3.5 0.1 0.4
Labour force 491.8 488.7 -3.1 3.0 -0.6 0.6
Employment 448.3 450.2 1.9 4.8 0.4 1.1
Unemployment 43.5 38.6 -4.9 -1.7 -11.3 -4.2
Participation rate (%) 62.1 61.7 -0.4 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.8 7.9 -0.9 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 56.6 56.8 0.2 0.3
N.B.
Population 624.5 624.8 0.3 1.2 0.0 0.2
Labour force 383.2 377.1 -6.1 -15.6 -1.6 -4.0
Employment 352.2 352.4 0.2 -2.5 0.1 -0.7
Unemployment 31.0 24.7 -6.3 -13.1 -20.3 -34.7
Participation rate (%) 61.4 60.4 -1.0 -2.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.1 6.5 -1.6 -3.1
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.4 0.0 -0.5

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