Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by territory (3 month moving average)

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by territory (3 month moving average)
  August 2016 August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017
  thousands change (thousands)
Yukon1
Population 28.3 28.8 0.5
Labour force 22.5 22.5 0.0
Employment 20.9 22.0 1.1
Unemployment 1.6 0.5 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 79.5 78.1 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.1 2.2 -4.9
Employment rate (%) 73.9 76.4 2.5
Northwest Territories2
Population 32.7 32.3 -0.4
Labour force 25.3 23.4 -1.9
Employment 23.4 22.0 -1.4
Unemployment 1.9 1.4 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 77.4 72.4 -5.0
Unemployment rate (%) 7.5 6.0 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 71.6 68.1 -3.5
Nunavut3
Population 24.3 24.3 0.0
Labour force 15.9 16.1 0.2
Employment 13.7 13.6 -0.1
Unemployment 2.2 2.5 0.3
Participation rate (%) 65.3 66.0 0.7
Unemployment rate (%) 13.9 15.6 1.7
Employment rate (%) 56.2 55.7 -0.5

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