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)
  December 2015 January 2016 December 2015 to January 2016 January 2015 to January 2016 December 2015 to January 2016 January 2015 to January 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,419.0 29,439.8 20.8 300.6 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,397.3 19,395.5 -1.8 248.8 0.0 1.3
Employment 18,010.9 18,005.2 -5.7 125.5 0.0 0.7
Unemployment 1,386.4 1,390.3 3.9 123.2 0.3 9.7
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.9 0.0 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 7.1 7.2 0.1 0.6
Employment rate (%) 61.2 61.2 0.0 -0.2
N.L.
Population 443.0 443.3 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0
Labour force 272.1 269.2 -2.9 0.5 -1.1 0.2
Employment 232.8 230.4 -2.4 -7.4 -1.0 -3.1
Unemployment 39.3 38.8 -0.5 7.9 -1.3 25.6
Participation rate (%) 61.4 60.7 -0.7 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 14.4 14.4 0.0 2.9
Employment rate (%) 52.6 52.0 -0.6 -1.6
P.E.I.
Population 121.2 121.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.3
Labour force 80.6 80.1 -0.5 -2.4 -0.6 -2.9
Employment 72.8 72.4 -0.4 -1.6 -0.5 -2.2
Unemployment 7.9 7.6 -0.3 -0.9 -3.8 -10.6
Participation rate (%) 66.5 66.1 -0.4 -2.2
Unemployment rate (%) 9.8 9.5 -0.3 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 60.1 59.7 -0.4 -1.6
N.S.
Population 787.0 787.1 0.1 3.0 0.0 0.4
Labour force 488.1 484.8 -3.3 -6.8 -0.7 -1.4
Employment 445.9 443.5 -2.4 -7.0 -0.5 -1.6
Unemployment 42.2 41.4 -0.8 0.3 -1.9 0.7
Participation rate (%) 62.0 61.6 -0.4 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.6 8.5 -0.1 0.1
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.3 -0.4 -1.2
N.B.
Population 621.9 622.2 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
Labour force 387.3 387.5 0.2 -6.3 0.1 -1.6
Employment 352.8 351.7 -1.1 -2.4 -0.3 -0.7
Unemployment 34.5 35.9 1.4 -3.8 4.1 -9.6
Participation rate (%) 62.3 62.3 0.0 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 9.3 0.4 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.5 -0.2 -0.4

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