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)
  March 2013 March 2014 March 2013 to March 2014 March 2013 to March 2014
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 28,551.2 28,924.1 372.9 1.3
Labour force 18,802.7 18,941.9 139.2 0.7
Employment 17,348.3 17,548.0 199.7 1.2
Unemployment 1,454.4 1,393.9 -60.5 -4.2
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.5 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.7 7.4 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 60.8 60.7 -0.1
N.L.
Population 429.4 429.1 -0.3 -0.1
Labour force 261.1 255.4 -5.7 -2.2
Employment 224.6 222.0 -2.6 -1.2
Unemployment 36.5 33.4 -3.1 -8.5
Participation rate (%) 60.8 59.5 -1.3
Unemployment rate (%) 14.0 13.1 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 52.3 51.7 -0.6
P.E.I.
Population 120.6 121.3 0.7 0.6
Labour force 82.3 81.4 -0.9 -1.1
Employment 70.7 69.7 -1.0 -1.4
Unemployment 11.6 11.7 0.1 0.9
Participation rate (%) 68.2 67.1 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 14.1 14.4 0.3
Employment rate (%) 58.6 57.5 -1.1
N.S.
Population 781.0 781.2 0.2 0.0
Labour force 493.7 482.4 -11.3 -2.3
Employment 442.9 433.9 -9.0 -2.0
Unemployment 50.8 48.6 -2.2 -4.3
Participation rate (%) 63.2 61.8 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 10.3 10.1 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 56.7 55.5 -1.2
N.B.
Population 619.8 620.3 0.5 0.1
Labour force 384.6 387.2 2.6 0.7
Employment 338.1 344.7 6.6 2.0
Unemployment 46.6 42.6 -4.0 -8.6
Participation rate (%) 62.1 62.4 0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 12.1 11.0 -1.1
Employment rate (%) 54.5 55.6 1.1

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