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 2017 February 2017 January 2017 to February 2017 February 2016 to February 2017 January 2017 to February 2017 February 2016 to February 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,741.9 29,764.3 22.4 298.9 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,597.7 19,574.7 -23.0 174.5 -0.1 0.9
Employment 18,273.3 18,288.6 15.3 288.1 0.1 1.6
Unemployment 1,324.4 1,286.1 -38.3 -113.6 -2.9 -8.1
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.8 -0.1 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.6 -0.2 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.4 0.0 0.3
N.L.
Population 445.2 445.4 0.2 1.9 0.0 0.4
Labour force 265.9 262.8 -3.1 -6.6 -1.2 -2.4
Employment 229.3 225.5 -3.8 -6.4 -1.7 -2.8
Unemployment 36.6 37.3 0.7 -0.1 1.9 -0.3
Participation rate (%) 59.7 59.0 -0.7 -1.7
Unemployment rate (%) 13.8 14.2 0.4 0.3
Employment rate (%) 51.5 50.6 -0.9 -1.7
P.E.I.
Population 122.6 122.8 0.2 1.6 0.2 1.3
Labour force 80.7 81.1 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7
Employment 72.7 73.0 0.3 1.4 0.4 2.0
Unemployment 7.9 8.1 0.2 -0.8 2.5 -9.0
Participation rate (%) 65.8 66.0 0.2 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 9.8 10.0 0.2 -1.1
Employment rate (%) 59.3 59.4 0.1 0.3
N.S.
Population 790.3 790.5 0.2 3.1 0.0 0.4
Labour force 490.5 485.0 -5.5 -3.8 -1.1 -0.8
Employment 452.7 445.9 -6.8 1.7 -1.5 0.4
Unemployment 37.9 39.1 1.2 -5.5 3.2 -12.3
Participation rate (%) 62.1 61.4 -0.7 -0.7
Unemployment rate (%) 7.7 8.1 0.4 -1.0
Employment rate (%) 57.3 56.4 -0.9 0.0
N.B.
Population 624.0 624.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.2
Labour force 386.6 386.3 -0.3 2.6 -0.1 0.7
Employment 351.9 351.9 0.0 5.9 0.0 1.7
Unemployment 34.6 34.5 -0.1 -3.2 -0.3 -8.5
Participation rate (%) 62.0 61.9 -0.1 0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 8.9 0.0 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.4 0.0 0.8

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