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)
  May 2016 June 2016 May 2016 to June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016 May 2016 to June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,546.7 29,574.1 27.4 307.6 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,401.7 19,380.8 -20.9 124.1 -0.1 0.6
Employment 18,055.2 18,054.5 -0.7 107.6 0.0 0.6
Unemployment 1,346.5 1,326.3 -20.2 16.4 -1.5 1.3
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.5 -0.2 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.8 -0.1 0.0
Employment rate (%) 61.1 61.0 -0.1 -0.3
Sask.
Population 867.7 868.3 0.6 7.2 0.1 0.8
Labour force 605.0 607.0 2.0 2.1 0.3 0.3
Employment 568.9 569.9 1.0 -6.2 0.2 -1.1
Unemployment 36.1 37.1 1.0 8.3 2.8 28.8
Participation rate (%) 69.7 69.9 0.2 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 6.1 0.1 1.3
Employment rate (%) 65.6 65.6 0.0 -1.3
Alta.
Population 3,396.4 3,399.1 2.7 45.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 2,443.0 2,441.4 -1.6 -1.4 -0.1 -0.1
Employment 2,251.5 2,249.6 -1.9 -51.6 -0.1 -2.2
Unemployment 191.4 191.8 0.4 50.3 0.2 35.5
Participation rate (%) 71.9 71.8 -0.1 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 7.8 7.9 0.1 2.1
Employment rate (%) 66.3 66.2 -0.1 -2.4
B.C.
Population 3,923.6 3,928.9 5.3 54.5 0.1 1.4
Labour force 2,518.5 2,530.3 11.8 75.4 0.5 3.1
Employment 2,364.6 2,380.6 16.0 70.0 0.7 3.0
Unemployment 153.9 149.7 -4.2 5.4 -2.7 3.7
Participation rate (%) 64.2 64.4 0.2 1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 5.9 -0.2 0.0
Employment rate (%) 60.3 60.6 0.3 1.0

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