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)
  December 2013 December 2014 December 2013 to December 2014 December 2013 to December 2014
  thousands % change
Canada
Population 28,809.0 29,116.6 307.6 1.1
Labour force 18,925.2 18,943.3 18.1 0.1
Employment 17,652.6 17,765.9 113.3 0.6
Unemployment 1,272.5 1,177.4 -95.1 -7.5
Participation rate (%) 65.7 65.1 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 6.2 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.0 -0.3
N.L.
Population 445.0 443.3 -1.7 -0.4
Labour force 268.7 263.0 -5.7 -2.1
Employment 238.6 233.2 -5.4 -2.3
Unemployment 30.0 29.8 -0.2 -0.7
Participation rate (%) 60.4 59.3 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 11.2 11.3 0.1
Employment rate (%) 53.6 52.6 -1.0
P.E.I.
Population 120.2 120.7 0.5 0.4
Labour force 81.4 80.7 -0.7 -0.9
Employment 70.6 70.3 -0.3 -0.4
Unemployment 10.8 10.4 -0.4 -3.7
Participation rate (%) 67.7 66.9 -0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 13.3 12.9 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 58.7 58.2 -0.5
N.S.
Population 782.5 784.1 1.6 0.2
Labour force 486.2 485.4 -0.8 -0.2
Employment 443.9 447.5 3.6 0.8
Unemployment 42.3 37.9 -4.4 -10.4
Participation rate (%) 62.1 61.9 -0.2
Unemployment rate (%) 8.7 7.8 -0.9
Employment rate (%) 56.7 57.1 0.4
N.B.
Population 622.4 621.7 -0.7 -0.1
Labour force 389.3 382.8 -6.5 -1.7
Employment 351.5 345.6 -5.9 -1.7
Unemployment 37.8 37.2 -0.6 -1.6
Participation rate (%) 62.5 61.6 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 9.7 9.7 0.0
Employment rate (%) 56.5 55.6 -0.9

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