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)
  February 2014 March 2014 February 2014 to March 2014 March 2013 to March 2014 February 2014 to March 2014 March 2013 to March 2014
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 28,893.5 28,924.1 30.6 372.9 0.1 1.3
Labour force 19,133.4 19,158.6 25.2 136.0 0.1 0.7
Employment 17,790.3 17,833.2 42.9 190.0 0.2 1.1
Unemployment 1,343.1 1,325.4 -17.7 -54.0 -1.3 -3.9
Participation rate (%) 66.2 66.2 0.0 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 6.9 -0.1 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.7 0.1 -0.1
N.L.
Population 429.2 429.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 263.7 262.1 -1.6 -5.5 -0.6 -2.1
Employment 232.5 231.8 -0.7 -3.1 -0.3 -1.3
Unemployment 31.2 30.3 -0.9 -2.4 -2.9 -7.3
Participation rate (%) 61.4 61.1 -0.3 -1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 11.8 11.6 -0.2 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 54.2 54.0 -0.2 -0.7
P.E.I.
Population 121.2 121.3 0.1 0.7 0.1 0.6
Labour force 84.4 83.9 -0.5 -1.1 -0.6 -1.3
Employment 74.7 74.1 -0.6 -0.9 -0.8 -1.2
Unemployment 9.7 9.9 0.2 -0.1 2.1 -1.0
Participation rate (%) 69.6 69.2 -0.4 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 11.5 11.8 0.3 0.0
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.1 -0.5 -1.1
N.S.
Population 781.3 781.2 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0
Labour force 494.8 492.9 -1.9 -11.1 -0.4 -2.2
Employment 450.7 447.3 -3.4 -9.1 -0.8 -2.0
Unemployment 44.1 45.6 1.5 -2.0 3.4 -4.2
Participation rate (%) 63.3 63.1 -0.2 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 9.3 0.4 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 57.7 57.3 -0.4 -1.1
N.B.
Population 620.1 620.3 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.1
Labour force 391.5 394.8 3.3 2.5 0.8 0.6
Employment 353.1 356.3 3.2 5.6 0.9 1.6
Unemployment 38.4 38.4 0.0 -3.2 0.0 -7.7
Participation rate (%) 63.1 63.6 0.5 0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 9.8 9.7 -0.1 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 56.9 57.4 0.5 0.8

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