Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick)

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by province (monthly)
(Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick)
  June 2013 June 2014 June 2013 to June 2014 June 2013 to June 2014
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 28,656.6 29,036.8 380.2 1.3
Labour force 19,393.9 19,531.2 137.3 0.7
Employment 18,106.6 18,215.1 108.5 0.6
Unemployment 1,287.4 1,316.0 28.6 2.2
Participation rate (%) 67.7 67.3 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.6 6.7 0.1
Employment rate (%) 63.2 62.7 -0.5
N.L.
Population 429.5 427.5 -2.0 -0.5
Labour force 270.1 263.2 -6.9 -2.6
Employment 244.7 236.4 -8.3 -3.4
Unemployment 25.4 26.9 1.5 5.9
Participation rate (%) 62.9 61.6 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 9.4 10.2 0.8
Employment rate (%) 57.0 55.3 -1.7
P.E.I.
Population 120.8 121.6 0.8 0.7
Labour force 85.3 86.0 0.7 0.8
Employment 78.7 80.6 1.9 2.4
Unemployment 6.6 5.4 -1.2 -18.2
Participation rate (%) 70.6 70.7 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 7.7 6.3 -1.4
Employment rate (%) 65.1 66.3 1.2
N.S.
Population 781.3 780.4 -0.9 -0.1
Labour force 513.1 501.6 -11.5 -2.2
Employment 471.1 461.9 -9.2 -2.0
Unemployment 42.0 39.7 -2.3 -5.5
Participation rate (%) 65.7 64.3 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 8.2 7.9 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 60.3 59.2 -1.1
N.B.
Population 619.7 619.9 0.2 0.0
Labour force 397.3 402.1 4.8 1.2
Employment 360.9 368.4 7.5 2.1
Unemployment 36.5 33.8 -2.7 -7.4
Participation rate (%) 64.1 64.9 0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 9.2 8.4 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 58.2 59.4 1.2

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