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)
  August 2017 September 2017 August 2017 to September 2017 September 2016 to September 2017 August 2017 to September 2017 September 2016 to September 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,955.3 29,981.8 26.5 319.4 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,670.7 19,668.1 -2.6 172.9 0.0 0.9
Employment 18,444.1 18,454.1 10.0 319.7 0.1 1.8
Unemployment 1,226.6 1,214.1 -12.5 -146.7 -1.0 -10.8
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.6 -0.1 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 6.2 0.0 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.6 0.0 0.5
N.L.
Population 445.8 445.5 -0.3 0.7 -0.1 0.2
Labour force 258.5 260.2 1.7 -11.2 0.7 -4.1
Employment 220.4 220.9 0.5 -13.1 0.2 -5.6
Unemployment 38.1 39.3 1.2 1.9 3.1 5.1
Participation rate (%) 58.0 58.4 0.4 -2.6
Unemployment rate (%) 14.7 15.1 0.4 1.3
Employment rate (%) 49.4 49.6 0.2 -3.0
P.E.I.
Population 124.1 124.2 0.1 2.0 0.1 1.6
Labour force 80.9 80.8 -0.1 0.6 -0.1 0.7
Employment 73.8 73.1 -0.7 1.6 -0.9 2.2
Unemployment 7.1 7.7 0.6 -0.9 8.5 -10.5
Participation rate (%) 65.2 65.1 -0.1 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 8.8 9.5 0.7 -1.2
Employment rate (%) 59.5 58.9 -0.6 0.4
N.S.
Population 793.3 793.7 0.4 4.2 0.1 0.5
Labour force 487.8 491.2 3.4 8.3 0.7 1.7
Employment 444.6 446.9 2.3 3.1 0.5 0.7
Unemployment 43.2 44.3 1.1 5.3 2.5 13.6
Participation rate (%) 61.5 61.9 0.4 0.7
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 9.0 0.1 0.9
Employment rate (%) 56.0 56.3 0.3 0.1
N.B.
Population 625.0 625.2 0.2 1.5 0.0 0.2
Labour force 381.6 382.3 0.7 -9.9 0.2 -2.5
Employment 351.9 352.6 0.7 -3.5 0.2 -1.0
Unemployment 29.7 29.7 0.0 -6.4 0.0 -17.7
Participation rate (%) 61.1 61.1 0.0 -1.8
Unemployment rate (%) 7.8 7.8 0.0 -1.4
Employment rate (%) 56.3 56.4 0.1 -0.7

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