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)
  July 2017 August 2017 July 2017 to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017 July 2017 to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,919.2 29,955.3 36.1 316.3 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,668.7 19,670.7 2.0 237.4 0.0 1.2
Employment 18,421.9 18,444.1 22.2 374.3 0.1 2.1
Unemployment 1,246.8 1,226.6 -20.2 -136.8 -1.6 -10.0
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.7 0.0 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 6.2 -0.1 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.6 0.0 0.6
N.L.
Population 445.8 445.8 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.3
Labour force 259.7 258.5 -1.2 -10.0 -0.5 -3.7
Employment 219.0 220.4 1.4 -14.7 0.6 -6.3
Unemployment 40.8 38.1 -2.7 4.7 -6.6 14.1
Participation rate (%) 58.3 58.0 -0.3 -2.4
Unemployment rate (%) 15.7 14.7 -1.0 2.3
Employment rate (%) 49.1 49.4 0.3 -3.5
P.E.I.
Population 124.0 124.1 0.1 2.0 0.1 1.6
Labour force 81.8 80.9 -0.9 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
Employment 73.5 73.8 0.3 2.5 0.4 3.5
Unemployment 8.2 7.1 -1.1 -2.6 -13.4 -26.8
Participation rate (%) 66.0 65.2 -0.8 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 8.8 -1.2 -3.2
Employment rate (%) 59.3 59.5 0.2 1.1
N.S.
Population 792.4 793.3 0.9 4.0 0.1 0.5
Labour force 488.7 487.8 -0.9 1.4 -0.2 0.3
Employment 450.2 444.6 -5.6 -0.5 -1.2 -0.1
Unemployment 38.6 43.2 4.6 1.9 11.9 4.6
Participation rate (%) 61.7 61.5 -0.2 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 7.9 8.9 1.0 0.4
Employment rate (%) 56.8 56.0 -0.8 -0.4
N.B.
Population 624.8 625.0 0.2 1.4 0.0 0.2
Labour force 377.1 381.6 4.5 -7.3 1.2 -1.9
Employment 352.4 351.9 -0.5 -0.7 -0.1 -0.2
Unemployment 24.7 29.7 5.0 -6.6 20.2 -18.2
Participation rate (%) 60.4 61.1 0.7 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 7.8 1.3 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.3 -0.1 -0.2

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