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

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Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly)
(Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia)
  February 2018 March 2018 February 2018 to March 2018 March 2017 to March 2018 February 2018 to March 2018 March 2017 to March 2018
  thousands %
Canada            
Population 30,121.8 30,154.8 33.0 362.9 0.1 1.2
Labour force 19,716.8 19,746.9 30.1 138.5 0.2 0.7
Employment 18,572.5 18,604.8 32.3 296.2 0.2 1.6
Unemployment 1,144.3 1,142.1 -2.2 -157.7 -0.2 -12.1
Participation rate (%) 65.5 65.5 0.0 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.8 5.8 0.0 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 61.7 61.7 0.0 0.2
Sask.
Population 881.6 882.6 1.0 8.3 0.1 0.9
Labour force 600.1 606.1 6.0 -0.5 1.0 -0.1
Employment 566.5 570.7 4.2 0.9 0.7 0.2
Unemployment 33.6 35.4 1.8 -1.3 5.4 -3.5
Participation rate (%) 68.1 68.7 0.6 -0.7
Unemployment rate (%) 5.6 5.8 0.2 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 64.3 64.7 0.4 -0.5
Alta.
Population 3,450.5 3,453.8 3.3 36.2 0.1 1.1
Labour force 2,482.1 2,481.6 -0.5 -8.6 0.0 -0.3
Employment 2,316.8 2,325.1 8.3 40.5 0.4 1.8
Unemployment 165.3 156.5 -8.8 -49.1 -5.3 -23.9
Participation rate (%) 71.9 71.9 0.0 -1.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 6.3 -0.4 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 67.1 67.3 0.2 0.5
B.C.
Population 4,007.6 4,012.3 4.7 48.6 0.1 1.2
Labour force 2,604.7 2,602.6 -2.1 17.5 -0.1 0.7
Employment 2,483.4 2,479.5 -3.9 32.7 -0.2 1.3
Unemployment 121.2 123.1 1.9 -15.2 1.6 -11.0
Participation rate (%) 65.0 64.9 -0.1 -0.3
Unemployment rate (%) 4.7 4.7 0.0 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 62.0 61.8 -0.2 0.1

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