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 2017 July 2017 June 2017 to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017 June 2017 to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 29,886.9 29,919.2 32.3 309.2 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,681.2 19,668.7 -12.5 286.3 -0.1 1.5
Employment 18,411.0 18,421.9 10.9 387.6 0.1 2.1
Unemployment 1,270.3 1,246.8 -23.5 -101.3 -1.8 -7.5
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.7 -0.2 0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 6.3 -0.2 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 61.6 61.6 0.0 0.7
Sask.
Population 876.9 877.5 0.6 7.8 0.1 0.9
Labour force 607.8 608.2 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.1
Employment 568.4 568.0 -0.4 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2
Unemployment 39.4 40.2 0.8 1.9 2.0 5.0
Participation rate (%) 69.3 69.3 0.0 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 6.6 0.1 0.3
Employment rate (%) 64.8 64.7 -0.1 -0.8
Alta.
Population 3,428.5 3,431.2 2.7 28.4 0.1 0.8
Labour force 2,482.6 2,477.2 -5.4 15.6 -0.2 0.6
Employment 2,298.6 2,284.2 -14.4 34.5 -0.6 1.5
Unemployment 184.0 193.1 9.1 -18.8 4.9 -8.9
Participation rate (%) 72.4 72.2 -0.2 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 7.4 7.8 0.4 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 67.0 66.6 -0.4 0.5
B.C.
Population 3,979.0 3,983.8 4.8 49.2 0.1 1.3
Labour force 2,620.4 2,620.5 0.1 83.0 0.0 3.3
Employment 2,486.3 2,481.2 -5.1 87.0 -0.2 3.6
Unemployment 134.1 139.3 5.2 -4.0 3.9 -2.8
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.8 -0.1 1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.1 5.3 0.2 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 62.5 62.3 -0.2 1.5

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