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)
  October 2013 October 2014 October 2013 to October 2014 October 2013 to October 2014
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 28,791.6 29,148.0 356.4 1.2
Labour force 19,066.4 19,171.4 105.0 0.6
Employment 17,829.2 18,020.1 190.9 1.1
Unemployment 1,237.2 1,151.2 -86.0 -7.0
Participation rate (%) 66.2 65.8 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 6.0 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 61.9 61.8 -0.1
N.L.
Population 429.8 426.9 -2.9 -0.7
Labour force 261.7 255.4 -6.3 -2.4
Employment 235.2 228.1 -7.1 -3.0
Unemployment 26.6 27.3 0.7 2.6
Participation rate (%) 60.9 59.8 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 10.2 10.7 0.5
Employment rate (%) 54.7 53.4 -1.3
P.E.I.
Population 121.0 121.8 0.8 0.7
Labour force 83.0 82.1 -0.9 -1.1
Employment 75.1 75.6 0.5 0.7
Unemployment 7.9 6.5 -1.4 -17.7
Participation rate (%) 68.6 67.4 -1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 9.5 7.9 -1.6
Employment rate (%) 62.1 62.1 0.0
N.S.
Population 781.7 781.2 -0.5 -0.1
Labour force 495.8 492.3 -3.5 -0.7
Employment 453.7 453.2 -0.5 -0.1
Unemployment 42.1 39.0 -3.1 -7.4
Participation rate (%) 63.4 63.0 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 8.5 7.9 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 58.0 58.0 0.0
N.B.
Population 620.1 620.2 0.1 0.0
Labour force 388.9 386.5 -2.4 -0.6
Employment 353.1 353.4 0.3 0.1
Unemployment 35.8 33.1 -2.7 -7.5
Participation rate (%) 62.7 62.3 -0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 9.2 8.6 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 56.9 57.0 0.1

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