Table 4 
Coverage and eligibility of the unemployed for Employment Insurance benefits, by province, 2014 

Coverage and eligibility of the unemployed for Employment Insurance benefits, by province, 2014
  Unemployed Contributors Contributors, valid job separation (eligible) Contributors, valid job separation (not enough hours) Contributors, invalid job separation Non-contributors Share of contributors with valid job separation who had sufficient hours to qualify
  thousands thousands thousands thousands thousands thousands %
Canada 1,260 768 483 98 187 492 83.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 32 28 25 F F 4E 94.1
Prince Edward Island 8 7 6 F F 1E 93.4
Nova Scotia 40 28 20 5E 3E 11 81.2
New Brunswick 37 30 26 3E F 8 90.5
Quebec 328 215 141 26E 48 113 84.3
Ontario 513 281 159 37 84 233 81.0
Manitoba 35 22 15E F 6E 13 91.4
Saskatchewan 25 18 12E F 5E 6E 85.4
Alberta 98 63 33 8E 22 35 80.4
British Columbia 143 76 46 13E 17E 67 77.3
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
Source(s):
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (4428).
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