Table 1
Number of unemployed, number of job vacancies, and unemployment-to-job vacancies ratio, by province and territory

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Number of unemployed, number of job vacancies, and unemployment-to-job vacancies ratio, by province and territory
  Three-month average ending in March 2011 Three-month average ending in March 2012 March 2011 to March 2012
Number of unemployed Number of job vacancies Unemployment-to-job vacancies Number of unemployed Number of job vacancies Unemployment-to-job vacancies Number of unemployed Number of job vacancies Unemployment-to-job vacancies
  thousands thousands ratio thousands thousands ratio change in thousands change in thousands change
Canada 1,489.5 228.8 6.5 1,432.6 247.7 5.8 -56.9 18.9 -0.7
Newfoundland and Labrador 34.2 2.5 13.9 36.2 2.3 16.0 2.1 -0.2 2.1
Prince Edward Island 10.3 0.6 17.8 10.4 1.3 8.1 0.2 0.7 -9.7
Nova Scotia 49.3 4.6 10.7 44.1 4.3 10.2 -5.2 -0.3 -0.5
New Brunswick 39.5 3.5 11.4 41.0 3.0 13.6 1.5 -0.5 2.2
Quebec 360.3 60.9 5.9 379.3 52.6 7.2 18.9 -8.3 1.3
Ontario 585.8 62.2 9.4 561.7 74.0 7.6 -24.1 11.8 -1.8
Manitoba 35.2 13.2 2.7 36.0 8.9 4.0 0.8 -4.3 1.4
Saskatchewan 31.6 10.8 2.9 27.9 10.1 2.8 -3.7 -0.7 -0.2
Alberta 127.1 40.1 3.2 112.6 63.5 1.8 -14.5 23.4 -1.4
British Columbia 211.2 29.1 7.2 177.4 27.0 6.6 -33.8 -2.1 -0.7
Yukon 1.0 0.4 F 1.8 0.3 6.0 0.8 -0.1 F
Northwest Territories 1.5 0.6 2.4 2.0 0.3 6.8 0.5 -0.3 4.4
Nunavut 2.4 0.3 7.3 2.1 0.1 14.9 -0.4 -0.2 7.6
F
too unreliable to be published
Note(s): 
The number of unemployed and ratio include all unemployed individuals, regardless of previous work experience.