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)
  July 2016 August 2016 July 2016 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016 July 2016 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,610.0 29,639.0 29.0 317.5 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,368.0 19,410.7 42.7 85.0 0.2 0.4
Employment 18,023.3 18,049.5 26.2 77.4 0.1 0.4
Unemployment 1,344.8 1,361.1 16.3 7.5 1.2 0.6
Participation rate (%) 65.4 65.5 0.1 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 7.0 0.1 0.0
Employment rate (%) 60.9 60.9 0.0 -0.4
N.L.
Population 444.6 444.6 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.5
Labour force 266.0 269.1 3.1 -1.9 1.2 -0.7
Employment 232.0 235.9 3.9 -3.3 1.7 -1.4
Unemployment 34.0 33.2 -0.8 1.4 -2.4 4.4
Participation rate (%) 59.8 60.5 0.7 -0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 12.8 12.3 -0.5 0.6
Employment rate (%) 52.2 53.1 0.9 -1.0
P.E.I.
Population 122.1 122.1 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.8
Labour force 79.0 81.0 2.0 0.1 2.5 0.1
Employment 71.4 71.2 -0.2 -1.1 -0.3 -1.5
Unemployment 7.6 9.8 2.2 1.3 28.9 15.3
Participation rate (%) 64.7 66.3 1.6 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 9.6 12.1 2.5 1.6
Employment rate (%) 58.5 58.3 -0.2 -1.4
N.S.
Population 788.9 789.3 0.4 3.2 0.1 0.4
Labour force 486.1 486.6 0.5 -2.5 0.1 -0.5
Employment 445.3 445.2 -0.1 -2.9 0.0 -0.6
Unemployment 40.8 41.4 0.6 0.3 1.5 0.7
Participation rate (%) 61.6 61.6 0.0 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.4 8.5 0.1 0.1
Employment rate (%) 56.4 56.4 0.0 -0.6
N.B.
Population 623.6 623.6 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.3
Labour force 392.7 388.1 -4.6 -0.8 -1.2 -0.2
Employment 354.6 351.6 -3.0 0.9 -0.8 0.3
Unemployment 38.1 36.5 -1.6 -1.8 -4.2 -4.7
Participation rate (%) 63.0 62.2 -0.8 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 9.7 9.4 -0.3 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 56.9 56.4 -0.5 0.0

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