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)
  August 2013 August 2014 August 2013 to August 2014 August 2013 to August 2014
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 28,724.6 29,098.7 374.1 1.3
Labour force 19,516.9 19,560.3 43.4 0.2
Employment 18,027.6 18,098.9 71.3 0.4
Unemployment 1,489.3 1,461.4 -27.9 -1.9
Participation rate (%) 67.9 67.2 -0.7
Unemployment rate (%) 7.6 7.5 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 62.8 62.2 -0.6
N.L.
Population 429.7 427.2 -2.5 -0.6
Labour force 270.1 267.7 -2.4 -0.9
Employment 242.8 233.7 -9.1 -3.7
Unemployment 27.2 34.0 6.8 25.0
Participation rate (%) 62.9 62.7 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 10.1 12.7 2.6
Employment rate (%) 56.5 54.7 -1.8
P.E.I.
Population 121.0 121.8 0.8 0.7
Labour force 86.8 86.6 -0.2 -0.2
Employment 79.6 79.9 0.3 0.4
Unemployment 7.3 6.7 -0.6 -8.2
Participation rate (%) 71.7 71.1 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.4 7.7 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 65.8 65.6 -0.2
N.S.
Population 781.7 780.8 -0.9 -0.1
Labour force 513.2 503.7 -9.5 -1.9
Employment 468.1 458.7 -9.4 -2.0
Unemployment 45.2 45.1 -0.1 -0.2
Participation rate (%) 65.7 64.5 -1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 8.8 9.0 0.2
Employment rate (%) 59.9 58.7 -1.2
N.B.
Population 620.1 620.1 0.0 0.0
Labour force 406.4 401.5 -4.9 -1.2
Employment 363.4 366.5 3.1 0.9
Unemployment 43.0 35.0 -8.0 -18.6
Participation rate (%) 65.5 64.7 -0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 10.6 8.7 -1.9
Employment rate (%) 58.6 59.1 0.5

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