Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly) (Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia)

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Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly)
(Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia)
  June 2016 July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,574.1 29,610.0 35.9 313.9 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,380.8 19,368.0 -12.8 98.8 -0.1 0.5
Employment 18,054.5 18,023.3 -31.2 71.4 -0.2 0.4
Unemployment 1,326.3 1,344.8 18.5 27.5 1.4 2.1
Participation rate (%) 65.5 65.4 -0.1 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.9 0.1 0.1
Employment rate (%) 61.0 60.9 -0.1 -0.4
Sask.
Population 868.3 869.7 1.4 7.8 0.2 0.9
Labour force 607.0 607.5 0.5 6.7 0.1 1.1
Employment 569.9 569.4 -0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.0
Unemployment 37.1 38.1 1.0 6.6 2.7 21.0
Participation rate (%) 69.9 69.9 0.0 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 6.3 0.2 1.1
Employment rate (%) 65.6 65.5 -0.1 -0.6
Alta.
Population 3,399.1 3,402.8 3.7 42.4 0.1 1.3
Labour force 2,441.4 2,459.0 17.6 10.0 0.7 0.4
Employment 2,249.6 2,248.2 -1.4 -49.1 -0.1 -2.1
Unemployment 191.8 210.8 19.0 59.2 9.9 39.1
Participation rate (%) 71.8 72.3 0.5 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 7.9 8.6 0.7 2.4
Employment rate (%) 66.2 66.1 -0.1 -2.3
B.C.
Population 3,928.9 3,934.6 5.7 55.1 0.1 1.4
Labour force 2,530.3 2,535.0 4.7 78.5 0.2 3.2
Employment 2,380.6 2,392.7 12.1 84.7 0.5 3.7
Unemployment 149.7 142.3 -7.4 -6.2 -4.9 -4.2
Participation rate (%) 64.4 64.4 0.0 1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 5.6 -0.3 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 60.6 60.8 0.2 1.3

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