Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by province (monthly) (Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia)

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by province (monthly)
(Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia)
  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
Sask.
Population 871.9 879.6 7.7 0.9
Labour force 606.6 595.2 -11.4 -1.9
Employment 567.8 561.4 -6.4 -1.1
Unemployment 38.8 33.8 -5.0 -12.9
Participation rate (%) 69.6 67.7 -1.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 5.7 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 65.1 63.8 -1.3
Alta.
Population 3,408.3 3,441.4 33.1 1.0
Labour force 2,466.6 2,458.8 -7.8 -0.3
Employment 2,257.9 2,289.5 31.6 1.4
Unemployment 208.8 169.3 -39.5 -18.9
Participation rate (%) 72.4 71.4 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 8.5 6.9 -1.6
Employment rate (%) 66.2 66.5 0.3
B.C.
Population 3,950.0 3,997.6 47.6 1.2
Labour force 2,542.2 2,606.1 63.9 2.5
Employment 2,393.1 2,484.0 90.9 3.8
Unemployment 149.1 122.0 -27.1 -18.2
Participation rate (%) 64.4 65.2 0.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 4.7 -1.2
Employment rate (%) 60.6 62.1 1.5

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