Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (St.John's (N.L.), Halifax (N.S.), Moncton (N.B.))

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(St.John's (N.L.), Halifax (N.S.), Moncton (N.B.))
  November 2016 November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
St. John's (N.L.)        
Population 182.4 184.8 2.4 1.3
Labour force 127.5 118.8 -8.7 -6.8
Employment 116.3 109.2 -7.1 -6.1
Unemployment 11.2 9.5 -1.7 -15.2
Unemployment rate (%) 8.8 8.0 -0.8
Participation rate (%) 69.9 64.3 -5.6
Employment rate (%) 63.8 59.1 -4.7
Halifax (N.S.)        
Population 355.4 361.1 5.7 1.6
Labour force 240.5 241.4 0.9 0.4
Employment 227.7 225.6 -2.1 -0.9
Unemployment 12.9 15.8 2.9 22.5
Unemployment rate (%) 5.4 6.5 1.1
Participation rate (%) 67.7 66.9 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 64.1 62.5 -1.6
Moncton (N.B.)        
Population 126.1 127.8 1.7 1.3
Labour force 81.4 84.5 3.1 3.8
Employment 75.9 79.5 3.6 4.7
Unemployment 5.5 5.0 -0.5 -9.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 5.9 -0.9
Participation rate (%) 64.6 66.1 1.5
Employment rate (%) 60.2 62.2 2.0

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