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 2016 November 2016 October 2016 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016 October 2016 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,681.8 29,700.5 18.7 299.3 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,525.7 19,498.1 -27.6 146.2 -0.1 0.8
Employment 18,160.6 18,171.3 10.7 183.2 0.1 1.0
Unemployment 1,365.0 1,326.9 -38.1 -37.0 -2.8 -2.7
Participation rate (%) 65.8 65.6 -0.2 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 6.8 -0.2 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.2 61.2 0.0 0.0
Sask.
Population 871.4 871.9 0.5 7.3 0.1 0.8
Labour force 609.2 610.9 1.7 -1.2 0.3 -0.2
Employment 566.9 569.3 2.4 -9.8 0.4 -1.7
Unemployment 42.3 41.6 -0.7 8.6 -1.7 26.1
Participation rate (%) 69.9 70.1 0.2 -0.7
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.8 -0.1 1.4
Employment rate (%) 65.1 65.3 0.2 -1.7
Alta.
Population 3,408.1 3,408.3 0.2 31.3 0.0 0.9
Labour force 2,484.8 2,483.1 -1.7 22.5 -0.1 0.9
Employment 2,273.2 2,260.4 -12.8 -29.6 -0.6 -1.3
Unemployment 211.5 222.8 11.3 52.2 5.3 30.6
Participation rate (%) 72.9 72.9 0.0 0.0
Unemployment rate (%) 8.5 9.0 0.5 2.1
Employment rate (%) 66.7 66.3 -0.4 -1.5
B.C.
Population 3,947.3 3,950.0 2.7 50.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 2,558.2 2,546.6 -11.6 48.3 -0.5 1.9
Employment 2,400.4 2,391.1 -9.3 48.4 -0.4 2.1
Unemployment 157.8 155.4 -2.4 -0.2 -1.5 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 64.8 64.5 -0.3 0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 6.1 -0.1 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 60.8 60.5 -0.3 0.4

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