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)
  January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 to January 2015 January 2014 to January 2015
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 28,833.5 29,139.2 305.7 1.1
Labour force 18,805.4 18,852.6 47.2 0.3
Employment 17,408.8 17,540.0 131.2 0.8
Unemployment 1,396.6 1,312.6 -84.0 -6.0
Participation rate (%) 65.2 64.7 -0.5
Unemployment rate (%) 7.4 7.0 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 60.4 60.2 -0.2
N.L.
Population 445.0 443.4 -1.6 -0.4
Labour force 267.3 260.3 -7.0 -2.6
Employment 228.4 225.3 -3.1 -1.4
Unemployment 38.9 35.1 -3.8 -9.8
Participation rate (%) 60.1 58.7 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 14.6 13.5 -1.1
Employment rate (%) 51.3 50.8 -0.5
P.E.I.
Population 120.4 120.8 0.4 0.3
Labour force 81.0 80.1 -0.9 -1.1
Employment 69.5 69.4 -0.1 -0.1
Unemployment 11.5 10.6 -0.9 -7.8
Participation rate (%) 67.3 66.3 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 14.2 13.2 -1.0
Employment rate (%) 57.7 57.5 -0.2
N.S.
Population 782.4 784.1 1.7 0.2
Labour force 480.2 480.9 0.7 0.1
Employment 431.8 435.6 3.8 0.9
Unemployment 48.4 45.3 -3.1 -6.4
Participation rate (%) 61.4 61.3 -0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.1 9.4 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 55.2 55.6 0.4
N.B.
Population 622.4 622.0 -0.4 -0.1
Labour force 383.7 384.0 0.3 0.1
Employment 340.1 339.9 -0.2 -0.1
Unemployment 43.6 44.1 0.5 1.1
Participation rate (%) 61.6 61.7 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 11.4 11.5 0.1
Employment rate (%) 54.6 54.6 0.0

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