Table 3
Number of job vacancies and job vacancy rate, by province and territory

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Number of job vacancies and job vacancy rate, 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 job vacancies Job vacancy rate Number of job vacancies Job vacancy rate Number of job vacancies Number of job vacancies Job vacancy rate
  thousands % thousands % change in thousands % change change
Canada 228.8 1.6 247.7 1.8 18.9 8.3 0.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.5 1.4 2.3 1.3 -0.2 -8.1 -0.1
Prince Edward Island 0.6 1.1 1.3 2.5 0.7 124.2 1.4
Nova Scotia 4.6 1.2 4.3 1.2 -0.3 -6.1 -0.0
New Brunswick 3.5 1.2 3.0 1.1 -0.5 -13.2 -0.2
Quebec 60.9 1.9 52.6 1.7 -8.3 -13.6 -0.3
Ontario 62.2 1.2 74.0 1.4 11.8 19.0 0.2
Manitoba 13.2 2.5 8.9 1.7 -4.3 -32.4 -0.8
Saskatchewan 10.8 2.6 10.1 2.3 -0.7 -6.6 -0.2
Alberta 40.1 2.3 63.5 3.5 23.4 58.3 1.1
British Columbia 29.1 1.6 27.0 1.5 -2.1 -7.3 -0.1
Yukon 0.4 2.9 0.3 1.9 -0.1 -30.2 -0.9
Northwest Territories 0.6 2.7 0.3 1.3 -0.3 -51.9 -1.4
Nunavut 0.3 3.4 0.1 1.4 -0.2 -58.3 -2.0