Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (St. John (N.B.), Saguenay (Que.), Québec (Que.))

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Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(St. John (N.B.), Saguenay (Que.), Québec (Que.))
  October 2017 November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Saint John (N.B.)            
Population 105.6 105.7 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3
Labour force 69.8 69.2 -0.6 -0.9 -0.9 -1.3
Employment 65.3 64.5 -0.8 -0.2 -1.2 -0.3
Unemployment 4.5 4.7 0.2 -0.7 4.4 -13.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 6.8 0.4 -0.9
Participation rate (%) 66.1 65.5 -0.6 -1.0
Employment rate (%) 61.8 61.0 -0.8 -0.4
Saguenay (Que.)              
Population 134.8 134.8 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 82.1 80.1 -2.0 0.6 -2.4 0.8
Employment 77.0 75.3 -1.7 1.3 -2.2 1.8
Unemployment 5.1 4.8 -0.3 -0.7 -5.9 -12.7
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 6.0 -0.2 -0.9
Participation rate (%) 60.9 59.4 -1.5 0.5
Employment rate (%) 57.1 55.9 -1.2 1.1
Québec (Que.)              
Population 681.2 681.4 0.2 4.2 0.0 0.6
Labour force 458.7 462.1 3.4 -4.1 0.7 -0.9
Employment 438.1 441.7 3.6 -4.3 0.8 -1.0
Unemployment 20.6 20.4 -0.2 0.2 -1.0 1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 4.5 4.4 -0.1 0.1
Participation rate (%) 67.3 67.8 0.5 -1.0
Employment rate (%) 64.3 64.8 0.5 -1.1

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