Table 1 
Labour force characteristics by age and sex – Seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by age and sex – Seasonally adjusted
  June
2015
July
2015
Standard error1 June to July 2015 July 2014 to July 2015 June to July 2015 July 2014 to July 2015
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Both sexes, 15 years and over              
Population 29,266.5 29,296.1 ... 29.6 291.8 0.1 1.0
Labour force 19,251.3 19,260.0 29.2 8.7 118.6 0.0 0.6
Employment 17,947.4 17,954.0 29.1 6.6 161.4 0.0 0.9
Full-time 14,602.6 14,585.3 41.8 -17.3 255.4 -0.1 1.8
Part-time 3,344.8 3,368.7 38.4 23.9 -94.0 0.7 -2.7
Unemployment 1,303.9 1,306.0 24.9 2.1 -42.8 0.2 -3.2
Participation rate 65.8 65.7 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.8 6.8 0.1 0.0 -0.2 ... ...
Employment rate 61.3 61.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 ... ...
Part-time rate 18.6 18.8 0.2 0.1 -0.7 ... ...
Youths, 15 to 24 years              
Population 4,434.2 4,431.9 ... -2.3 -42.9 -0.1 -1.0
Labour force 2,837.9 2,834.2 17.1 -3.7 -32.8 -0.1 -1.1
Employment 2,472.2 2,461.0 16.0 -11.2 -25.7 -0.5 -1.0
Full-time 1,295.7 1,266.7 19.8 -29.0 6.0 -2.2 0.5
Part-time 1,176.5 1,194.3 20.9 17.8 -31.8 1.5 -2.6
Unemployment 365.8 373.2 14.8 7.4 -7.1 2.0 -1.9
Participation rate 64.0 63.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 12.9 13.2 0.5 0.3 -0.1 ... ...
Employment rate 55.8 55.5 0.4 -0.3 -0.1 ... ...
Part-time rate 47.6 48.5 0.8 0.9 -0.8 ... ...
Men, 25 years and over              
Population 12,146.2 12,162.5 ... 16.3 164.3 0.1 1.4
Labour force 8,731.8 8,749.9 15.8 18.1 121.5 0.2 1.4
Employment 8,200.6 8,219.1 16.9 18.5 135.0 0.2 1.7
Full-time 7,572.7 7,603.0 23.1 30.3 157.8 0.4 2.1
Part-time 627.9 616.1 18.9 -11.8 -22.8 -1.9 -3.6
Unemployment 531.2 530.8 14.8 -0.4 -13.4 -0.1 -2.5
Participation rate 71.9 71.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.1 0.2 0.0 -0.2 ... ...
Employment rate 67.5 67.6 0.1 0.1 0.2 ... ...
Part-time rate 7.7 7.5 0.2 -0.2 -0.4 ... ...
Women, 25 years and over              
Population 12,686.1 12,701.7 ... 15.6 170.5 0.1 1.4
Labour force 7,681.6 7,675.9 16.4 -5.7 29.9 -0.1 0.4
Employment 7,274.7 7,274.0 16.4 -0.7 52.3 0.0 0.7
Full-time 5,734.2 5,715.7 27.4 -18.5 91.7 -0.3 1.6
Part-time 1,540.5 1,558.3 25.9 17.8 -39.4 1.2 -2.5
Unemployment 406.9 401.9 13.1 -5.0 -22.4 -1.2 -5.3
Participation rate 60.6 60.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 5.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 57.3 57.3 0.1 0.0 -0.3 ... ...
Part-time rate 21.2 21.4 0.3 0.2 -0.7 ... ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM table 282-0087.
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