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)
  April 2017 May 2017 April 2017 to May 2017 May 2016 to May 2017 April 2017 to May 2017 May 2016 to May 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,822.2 29,857.1 34.9 310.4 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,576.2 19,654.6 78.4 260.5 0.4 1.3
Employment 18,311.2 18,365.7 54.5 316.8 0.3 1.8
Unemployment 1,265.0 1,288.9 23.9 -56.3 1.9 -4.2
Participation rate (%) 65.6 65.8 0.2 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 6.6 0.1 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.5 0.1 0.4
N.L.
Population 445.7 445.8 0.1 1.6 0.0 0.4
Labour force 264.5 264.9 0.4 -5.1 0.2 -1.9
Employment 227.4 225.7 -1.7 -12.4 -0.7 -5.2
Unemployment 37.0 39.2 2.2 7.3 5.9 22.9
Participation rate (%) 59.3 59.4 0.1 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 14.0 14.8 0.8 3.0
Employment rate (%) 51.0 50.6 -0.4 -3.0
P.E.I.
Population 123.3 123.7 0.4 2.0 0.3 1.6
Labour force 81.9 83.3 1.4 3.3 1.7 4.1
Employment 73.5 75.0 1.5 3.4 2.0 4.7
Unemployment 8.4 8.3 -0.1 -0.1 -1.2 -1.2
Participation rate (%) 66.4 67.3 0.9 1.6
Unemployment rate (%) 10.3 10.0 -0.3 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 59.6 60.6 1.0 1.8
N.S.
Population 791.2 791.6 0.4 3.5 0.1 0.4
Labour force 490.8 488.6 -2.2 3.4 -0.4 0.7
Employment 450.0 450.2 0.2 5.0 0.0 1.1
Unemployment 40.8 38.5 -2.3 -1.5 -5.6 -3.8
Participation rate (%) 62.0 61.7 -0.3 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.3 7.9 -0.4 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 56.9 56.9 0.0 0.4
N.B.
Population 624.2 624.5 0.3 1.0 0.0 0.2
Labour force 385.0 384.8 -0.2 -2.9 -0.1 -0.7
Employment 351.6 352.3 0.7 3.1 0.2 0.9
Unemployment 33.5 32.4 -1.1 -6.1 -3.3 -15.8
Participation rate (%) 61.7 61.6 -0.1 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.7 8.4 -0.3 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 56.3 56.4 0.1 0.4

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