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)
  May 2016 June 2016 May 2016 to June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016 May 2016 to June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,546.7 29,574.1 27.4 307.6 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,401.7 19,380.8 -20.9 124.1 -0.1 0.6
Employment 18,055.2 18,054.5 -0.7 107.6 0.0 0.6
Unemployment 1,346.5 1,326.3 -20.2 16.4 -1.5 1.3
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.5 -0.2 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.8 -0.1 0.0
Employment rate (%) 61.1 61.0 -0.1 -0.3
N.L.
Population 444.2 444.5 0.3 1.7 0.1 0.4
Labour force 270.4 269.4 -1.0 -1.0 -0.4 -0.4
Employment 238.8 237.0 -1.8 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1
Unemployment 31.6 32.4 0.8 -0.8 2.5 -2.4
Participation rate (%) 60.9 60.6 -0.3 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 11.7 12.0 0.3 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 53.8 53.3 -0.5 -0.3
P.E.I.
Population 121.7 121.8 0.1 0.9 0.1 0.7
Labour force 80.1 80.1 0.0 -1.6 0.0 -2.0
Employment 71.8 71.4 -0.4 -1.5 -0.6 -2.1
Unemployment 8.3 8.8 0.5 0.0 6.0 0.0
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.8 0.0 -1.8
Unemployment rate (%) 10.4 11.0 0.6 0.2
Employment rate (%) 59.0 58.6 -0.4 -1.7
N.S.
Population 788.1 788.4 0.3 3.2 0.0 0.4
Labour force 486.4 486.5 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.2
Employment 446.1 446.7 0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.0
Unemployment 40.3 39.8 -0.5 1.3 -1.2 3.4
Participation rate (%) 61.7 61.7 0.0 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.3 8.2 -0.1 0.3
Employment rate (%) 56.6 56.7 0.1 -0.2
N.B.
Population 623.5 623.4 -0.1 1.5 0.0 0.2
Labour force 386.7 389.5 2.8 -0.9 0.7 -0.2
Employment 348.4 349.6 1.2 1.0 0.3 0.3
Unemployment 38.3 40.0 1.7 -1.8 4.4 -4.3
Participation rate (%) 62.0 62.5 0.5 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 9.9 10.3 0.4 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 55.9 56.1 0.2 0.0

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