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)
  November 2014 December 2014 November 2014 to December 2014 December 2013 to December 2014 November 2014 to December 2014 December 2013 to December 2014
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,092.4 29,116.6 24.2 307.6 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,142.0 19,127.7 -14.3 19.8 -0.1 0.1
Employment 17,862.8 17,851.5 -11.3 121.3 -0.1 0.7
Unemployment 1,279.2 1,276.2 -3.0 -101.5 -0.2 -7.4
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.7 -0.1 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 6.7 0.0 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.3 -0.1 -0.2
N.L.
Population 443.3 443.3 0.0 -1.7 0.0 -0.4
Labour force 269.7 268.7 -1.0 -6.6 -0.4 -2.4
Employment 240.0 237.1 -2.9 -6.2 -1.2 -2.5
Unemployment 29.7 31.6 1.9 -0.4 6.4 -1.3
Participation rate (%) 60.8 60.6 -0.2 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 11.0 11.8 0.8 0.2
Employment rate (%) 54.1 53.5 -0.6 -1.2
P.E.I.
Population 120.7 120.7 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4
Labour force 82.9 82.2 -0.7 -0.6 -0.8 -0.7
Employment 74.3 73.1 -1.2 -0.4 -1.6 -0.5
Unemployment 8.6 9.1 0.5 -0.2 5.8 -2.2
Participation rate (%) 68.7 68.1 -0.6 -0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 10.4 11.1 0.7 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 61.6 60.6 -1.0 -0.5
N.S.
Population 783.8 784.1 0.3 1.6 0.0 0.2
Labour force 495.2 492.1 -3.1 -1.1 -0.6 -0.2
Employment 451.1 451.0 -0.1 3.5 0.0 0.8
Unemployment 44.1 41.1 -3.0 -4.6 -6.8 -10.1
Participation rate (%) 63.2 62.8 -0.4 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 8.4 -0.5 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 57.6 57.5 -0.1 0.3
N.B.
Population 621.6 621.7 0.1 -0.7 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 390.5 390.2 -0.3 -6.5 -0.1 -1.6
Employment 351.3 351.2 -0.1 -5.7 0.0 -1.6
Unemployment 39.2 39.0 -0.2 -0.8 -0.5 -2.0
Participation rate (%) 62.8 62.8 0.0 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 10.0 0.0 0.0
Employment rate (%) 56.5 56.5 0.0 -0.8

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