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)
  January 2015 February 2015 January 2015 to February 2015 February 2014 to February 2015 January 2015 to February 2015 February 2014 to February 2015
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,139.2 29,160.7 21.5 305.6 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,148.4 19,197.6 49.2 91.3 0.3 0.5
Employment 17,886.9 17,885.9 -1.0 129.9 0.0 0.7
Unemployment 1,261.5 1,311.7 50.2 -38.6 4.0 -2.9
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.8 0.1 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.6 6.8 0.2 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.3 -0.1 -0.2
N.L.
Population 443.4 443.2 -0.2 -1.6 0.0 -0.4
Labour force 268.5 268.7 0.2 -5.5 0.1 -2.0
Employment 237.9 234.9 -3.0 -6.9 -1.3 -2.9
Unemployment 30.6 33.9 3.3 1.5 10.8 4.6
Participation rate (%) 60.6 60.6 0.0 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 11.4 12.6 1.2 0.8
Employment rate (%) 53.7 53.0 -0.7 -1.4
P.E.I.
Population 120.8 120.7 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 0.2
Labour force 82.5 82.4 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1 -1.2
Employment 74.1 74.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Unemployment 8.4 8.3 -0.1 -0.9 -1.2 -9.8
Participation rate (%) 68.3 68.3 0.0 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 10.2 10.1 -0.1 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.4 0.1 -0.2
N.S.
Population 784.1 784.2 0.1 1.9 0.0 0.2
Labour force 492.0 491.2 -0.8 -1.0 -0.2 -0.2
Employment 450.9 446.5 -4.4 -1.8 -1.0 -0.4
Unemployment 41.1 44.8 3.7 0.9 9.0 2.1
Participation rate (%) 62.7 62.6 -0.1 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 8.4 9.1 0.7 0.2
Employment rate (%) 57.5 56.9 -0.6 -0.4
N.B.
Population 622.0 622.1 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0
Labour force 394.0 393.4 -0.6 -2.1 -0.2 -0.5
Employment 354.6 352.4 -2.2 -4.6 -0.6 -1.3
Unemployment 39.4 41.0 1.6 2.5 4.1 6.5
Participation rate (%) 63.3 63.2 -0.1 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 10.4 0.4 0.7
Employment rate (%) 57.0 56.6 -0.4 -0.8

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