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)
  October 2017 November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 30,008.2 30,033.3 25.1 332.8 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,724.9 19,725.4 0.5 220.3 0.0 1.1
Employment 18,489.4 18,568.9 79.5 390.0 0.4 2.1
Unemployment 1,235.4 1,156.5 -78.9 -169.7 -6.4 -12.8
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.7 0.0 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 5.9 -0.4 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.8 0.2 0.6
Sask.
Population 879.2 879.6 0.4 7.7 0.0 0.9
Labour force 599.3 599.1 -0.2 -11.4 0.0 -1.9
Employment 564.1 563.5 -0.6 -5.5 -0.1 -1.0
Unemployment 35.1 35.7 0.6 -5.8 1.7 -14.0
Participation rate (%) 68.2 68.1 -0.1 -1.9
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 6.0 0.1 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 64.2 64.1 -0.1 -1.2
Alta.
Population 3,439.1 3,441.4 2.3 33.1 0.1 1.0
Labour force 2,483.2 2,475.6 -7.6 -9.4 -0.3 -0.4
Employment 2,290.6 2,296.0 5.4 34.3 0.2 1.5
Unemployment 192.6 179.6 -13.0 -43.7 -6.7 -19.6
Participation rate (%) 72.2 71.9 -0.3 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 7.8 7.3 -0.5 -1.7
Employment rate (%) 66.6 66.7 0.1 0.3
B.C.
Population 3,994.8 3,997.6 2.8 47.6 0.1 1.2
Labour force 2,594.2 2,610.7 16.5 61.5 0.6 2.4
Employment 2,467.2 2,485.4 18.2 92.0 0.7 3.8
Unemployment 127.0 125.3 -1.7 -30.5 -1.3 -19.6
Participation rate (%) 64.9 65.3 0.4 0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 4.9 4.8 -0.1 -1.3
Employment rate (%) 61.8 62.2 0.4 1.6

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