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)
  July 2013 July 2014 July 2013 to July 2014 July 2013 to July 2014
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 28,695.4 29,069.6 374.2 1.3
Labour force 19,438.5 19,579.1 140.6 0.7
Employment 18,002.7 18,157.4 154.7 0.9
Unemployment 1,435.7 1,421.7 -14.0 -1.0
Participation rate (%) 67.7 67.4 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 7.4 7.3 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 62.7 62.5 -0.2
N.L.
Population 429.6 427.3 -2.3 -0.5
Labour force 273.9 270.1 -3.8 -1.4
Employment 246.8 240.7 -6.1 -2.5
Unemployment 27.1 29.4 2.3 8.5
Participation rate (%) 63.8 63.2 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 9.9 10.9 1.0
Employment rate (%) 57.4 56.3 -1.1
P.E.I.
Population 120.9 121.7 0.8 0.7
Labour force 87.5 85.9 -1.6 -1.8
Employment 78.7 79.2 0.5 0.6
Unemployment 8.8 6.7 -2.1 -23.9
Participation rate (%) 72.4 70.6 -1.8
Unemployment rate (%) 10.1 7.8 -2.3
Employment rate (%) 65.1 65.1 0.0
N.S.
Population 781.4 780.5 -0.9 -0.1
Labour force 512.3 503.5 -8.8 -1.7
Employment 468.8 457.5 -11.3 -2.4
Unemployment 43.5 46.0 2.5 5.7
Participation rate (%) 65.6 64.5 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 8.5 9.1 0.6
Employment rate (%) 60.0 58.6 -1.4
N.B.
Population 619.9 620.0 0.1 0.0
Labour force 402.7 400.3 -2.4 -0.6
Employment 364.0 361.8 -2.2 -0.6
Unemployment 38.8 38.5 -0.3 -0.8
Participation rate (%) 65.0 64.6 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 9.6 9.6 0.0
Employment rate (%) 58.7 58.4 -0.3

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