Table 3 
Labour force characteristics by province – Seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by province – Seasonally adjusted
  May
2017
June
2017
Standard error1 May to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017 May to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Population 445.8 445.8 ... 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.3
Labour force 264.9 263.5 2.1 -1.4 -5.0 -0.5 -1.9
Employment 225.7 224.3 2.2 -1.4 -11.9 -0.6 -5.0
Full-time 193.1 192.9 2.6 -0.2 -6.8 -0.1 -3.4
Part-time 32.6 31.4 2.2 -1.2 -5.1 -3.7 -14.0
Unemployment 39.2 39.2 2.1 0.0 6.9 0.0 21.4
Participation rate 59.4 59.1 0.5 -0.3 -1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 14.8 14.9 0.7 0.1 2.9 ... ...
Employment rate 50.6 50.3 0.5 -0.3 -2.8 ... ...
Prince Edward Island              
Population 123.7 123.8 ... 0.1 2.0 0.1 1.6
Labour force 83.3 83.0 0.6 -0.3 3.0 -0.4 3.8
Employment 75.0 74.5 0.7 -0.5 3.2 -0.7 4.5
Full-time 62.8 62.7 0.8 -0.1 3.5 -0.2 5.9
Part-time 12.2 11.8 0.7 -0.4 -0.3 -3.3 -2.5
Unemployment 8.3 8.5 0.6 0.2 -0.2 2.4 -2.3
Participation rate 67.3 67.0 0.5 -0.3 1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.0 10.2 0.7 0.2 -0.7 ... ...
Employment rate 60.6 60.2 0.5 -0.4 1.7 ... ...
Nova Scotia              
Population 791.6 792.0 ... 0.4 3.6 0.1 0.5
Labour force 488.6 491.8 2.5 3.2 5.6 0.7 1.2
Employment 450.2 448.3 2.7 -1.9 1.5 -0.4 0.3
Full-time 366.2 365.4 3.5 -0.8 0.0 -0.2 0.0
Part-time 84.0 83.0 3.2 -1.0 1.7 -1.2 2.1
Unemployment 38.5 43.5 2.3 5.0 4.1 13.0 10.4
Participation rate 61.7 62.1 0.3 0.4 0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.9 8.8 0.5 0.9 0.7 ... ...
Employment rate 56.9 56.6 0.3 -0.3 -0.1 ... ...
New Brunswick              
Population 624.5 624.5 ... 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.2
Labour force 384.8 383.2 2.2 -1.6 -6.7 -0.4 -1.7
Employment 352.3 352.2 2.2 -0.1 1.7 0.0 0.5
Full-time 302.8 302.9 2.8 0.1 5.8 0.0 2.0
Part-time 49.6 49.3 2.4 -0.3 -4.2 -0.6 -7.9
Unemployment 32.4 31.0 2.1 -1.4 -8.4 -4.3 -21.3
Participation rate 61.6 61.4 0.4 -0.2 -1.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.4 8.1 0.5 -0.3 -2.0 ... ...
Employment rate 56.4 56.4 0.4 0.0 0.2 ... ...
Quebec              
Population 6,925.5 6,929.6 ... 4.1 43.5 0.1 0.6
Labour force 4,472.2 4,504.4 14.8 32.2 86.1 0.7 1.9
Employment 4,205.0 4,233.3 15.5 28.3 121.7 0.7 3.0
Full-time 3,375.0 3,388.5 21.6 13.5 50.4 0.4 1.5
Part-time 830.0 844.8 19.5 14.8 71.3 1.8 9.2
Unemployment 267.2 271.1 13.3 3.9 -35.6 1.5 -11.6
Participation rate 64.6 65.0 0.2 0.4 0.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.0 6.0 0.3 0.0 -0.9 ... ...
Employment rate 60.7 61.1 0.2 0.4 1.4 ... ...
Ontario              
Population 11,658.2 11,673.6 ... 15.4 158.4 0.1 1.4
Labour force 7,576.5 7,563.8 20.7 -12.7 83.8 -0.2 1.1
Employment 7,086.9 7,080.8 19.7 -6.1 75.1 -0.1 1.1
Full-time 5,756.1 5,744.9 26.6 -11.2 60.9 -0.2 1.1
Part-time 1,330.7 1,335.9 25.2 5.2 14.2 0.4 1.1
Unemployment 489.7 483.0 16.4 -6.7 8.7 -1.4 1.8
Participation rate 65.0 64.8 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.5 6.4 0.2 -0.1 0.1 ... ...
Employment rate 60.8 60.7 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 ... ...
Manitoba              
Population 1,012.0 1,013.2 ... 1.2 14.7 0.1 1.5
Labour force 678.6 680.6 2.6 2.0 3.0 0.3 0.4
Employment 642.7 644.3 2.6 1.6 8.4 0.2 1.3
Full-time 523.9 521.3 3.6 -2.6 10.0 -0.5 2.0
Part-time 118.8 123.0 3.3 4.2 -1.6 3.5 -1.3
Unemployment 35.9 36.4 2.0 0.5 -5.3 1.4 -12.7
Participation rate 67.1 67.2 0.3 0.1 -0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 5.3 0.3 0.0 -0.9 ... ...
Employment rate 63.5 63.6 0.3 0.1 -0.1 ... ...
Saskatchewan              
Population 876.4 876.9 ... 0.5 8.6 0.1 1.0
Labour force 608.6 607.8 2.6 -0.8 0.2 -0.1 0.0
Employment 570.3 568.4 2.6 -1.9 -1.7 -0.3 -0.3
Full-time 467.9 468.7 3.4 0.8 4.2 0.2 0.9
Part-time 102.4 99.7 3.1 -2.7 -5.9 -2.6 -5.6
Unemployment 38.3 39.4 2.2 1.1 1.9 2.9 5.1
Participation rate 69.4 69.3 0.3 -0.1 -0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 65.1 64.8 0.3 -0.3 -0.9 ... ...
Alberta              
Population 3,425.5 3,428.5 ... 3.0 29.4 0.1 0.9
Labour force 2,484.2 2,482.6 9.4 -1.6 39.0 -0.1 1.6
Employment 2,291.1 2,298.6 10.1 7.5 48.5 0.3 2.2
Full-time 1,883.6 1,872.2 13.7 -11.4 47.5 -0.6 2.6
Part-time 407.6 426.4 12.4 18.8 1.0 4.6 0.2
Unemployment 193.1 184.0 8.8 -9.1 -9.5 -4.7 -4.9
Participation rate 72.5 72.4 0.3 -0.1 0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.8 7.4 0.3 -0.4 -0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 66.9 67.0 0.3 0.1 0.8 ... ...
British Columbia              
Population 3,973.9 3,979.0 ... 5.1 50.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 2,612.9 2,620.4 10.6 7.5 88.0 0.3 3.5
Employment 2,466.6 2,486.3 10.4 19.7 104.3 0.8 4.4
Full-time 1,931.6 1,951.6 14.6 20.0 72.7 1.0 3.9
Part-time 535.0 534.7 14.0 -0.3 31.6 -0.1 6.3
Unemployment 146.3 134.1 9.0 -12.2 -16.3 -8.3 -10.8
Participation rate 65.8 65.9 0.3 0.1 1.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.6 5.1 0.3 -0.5 -0.8 ... ...
Employment rate 62.1 62.5 0.3 0.4 1.9 ... ...
...
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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