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)
  May 2015 June 2015 May 2015 to June 2015 June 2014 to June 2015 May 2015 to June 2015 June 2014 to June 2015
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,232.1 29,266.5 34.4 290.7 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,261.3 19,251.3 -10.0 141.7 -0.1 0.7
Employment 17,953.8 17,947.4 -6.4 176.1 0.0 1.0
Unemployment 1,307.6 1,303.9 -3.7 -34.4 -0.3 -2.6
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.8 -0.1 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.8 0.0 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.3 -0.1 0.0
N.L.
Population 443.0 442.8 -0.2 -1.1 0.0 -0.2
Labour force 270.0 270.5 0.5 3.2 0.2 1.2
Employment 232.8 237.1 4.3 1.6 1.8 0.7
Unemployment 37.2 33.4 -3.8 1.5 -10.2 4.7
Participation rate (%) 60.9 61.1 0.2 0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 13.8 12.3 -1.5 0.4
Employment rate (%) 52.6 53.5 0.9 0.4
P.E.I.
Population 120.8 120.9 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Labour force 81.5 82.1 0.6 0.1 0.7 0.1
Employment 72.5 73.0 0.5 -0.9 0.7 -1.2
Unemployment 9.0 9.1 0.1 1.0 1.1 12.3
Participation rate (%) 67.5 67.9 0.4 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 11.0 11.1 0.1 1.2
Employment rate (%) 60.0 60.4 0.4 -0.8
N.S.
Population 784.7 785.2 0.5 2.3 0.1 0.3
Labour force 489.7 485.0 -4.7 -4.9 -1.0 -1.0
Employment 446.7 446.4 -0.3 0.5 -0.1 0.1
Unemployment 43.0 38.7 -4.3 -5.3 -10.0 -12.0
Participation rate (%) 62.4 61.8 -0.6 -0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 8.8 8.0 -0.8 -1.0
Employment rate (%) 56.9 56.9 0.0 -0.1
N.B.
Population 622.0 621.9 -0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1
Labour force 389.0 390.5 1.5 -0.6 0.4 -0.2
Employment 351.7 348.2 -3.5 -6.3 -1.0 -1.8
Unemployment 37.3 42.2 4.9 5.6 13.1 15.3
Participation rate (%) 62.5 62.8 0.3 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 9.6 10.8 1.2 1.4
Employment rate (%) 56.5 56.0 -0.5 -1.0

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