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)
  November 2016 November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 29,700.5 30,033.3 332.8 1.1
Labour force 19,406.0 19,635.8 229.8 1.2
Employment 18,179.7 18,567.1 387.4 2.1
Unemployment 1,226.2 1,068.7 -157.5 -12.8
Participation rate (%) 65.3 65.4 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 5.4 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 61.2 61.8 0.6
N.L.
Population 444.8 445.1 0.3 0.1
Labour force 266.7 262.7 -4.0 -1.5
Employment 228.0 224.6 -3.4 -1.5
Unemployment 38.7 38.1 -0.6 -1.6
Participation rate (%) 60.0 59.0 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 14.5 14.5 0.0
Employment rate (%) 51.3 50.5 -0.8
P.E.I.
Population 122.3 124.4 2.1 1.7
Labour force 79.3 80.3 1.0 1.3
Employment 70.1 72.5 2.4 3.4
Unemployment 9.2 7.9 -1.3 -14.1
Participation rate (%) 64.8 64.5 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 11.6 9.8 -1.8
Employment rate (%) 57.3 58.3 1.0
N.S.
Population 789.8 794.9 5.1 0.6
Labour force 484.3 489.8 5.5 1.1
Employment 447.8 449.1 1.3 0.3
Unemployment 36.5 40.8 4.3 11.8
Participation rate (%) 61.3 61.6 0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 7.5 8.3 0.8
Employment rate (%) 56.7 56.5 -0.2
N.B.
Population 623.8 625.5 1.7 0.3
Labour force 383.7 381.0 -2.7 -0.7
Employment 353.1 350.8 -2.3 -0.7
Unemployment 30.7 30.2 -0.5 -1.6
Participation rate (%) 61.5 60.9 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 8.0 7.9 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 56.6 56.1 -0.5

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