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

Labour force characteristics by age group and sex – Seasonally adjusted
  October
2017
November
2017
Standard error1 October to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017 October to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  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 30,008.2 30,033.3 ... 25.1 332.8 0.1 1.1
Labour force 19,724.9 19,725.4 29.4 0.5 220.3 0.0 1.1
Employment 18,489.4 18,568.9 29.4 79.5 390.0 0.4 2.1
Full-time 15,018.7 15,048.3 40.6 29.6 441.4 0.2 3.0
Part-time 3,470.7 3,520.6 37.4 49.9 -51.4 1.4 -1.4
Unemployment 1,235.4 1,156.5 24.8 -78.9 -169.7 -6.4 -12.8
Participation rate 65.7 65.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 5.9 0.1 -0.4 -0.9 ... ...
Employment rate 61.6 61.8 0.1 0.2 0.6 ... ...
Youths, 15 to 24 years              
Population 4,348.0 4,346.7 ... -1.3 -22.6 0.0 -0.5
Labour force 2,769.3 2,793.3 17.1 24.0 -9.1 0.9 -0.3
Employment 2,461.5 2,491.7 16.2 30.2 49.9 1.2 2.0
Full-time 1,272.0 1,299.8 19.3 27.8 73.5 2.2 6.0
Part-time 1,189.5 1,191.9 20.4 2.4 -23.7 0.2 -1.9
Unemployment 307.8 301.7 14.5 -6.1 -58.9 -2.0 -16.3
Participation rate 63.7 64.3 0.4 0.6 0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.1 10.8 0.5 -0.3 -2.1 ... ...
Employment rate 56.6 57.3 0.4 0.7 1.4 ... ...
Men, 25 years and over              
Population 12,553.7 12,566.8 ... 13.1 175.9 0.1 1.4
Labour force 8,930.9 8,916.5 15.8 -14.4 69.1 -0.2 0.8
Employment 8,414.6 8,446.5 16.7 31.9 162.5 0.4 2.0
Full-time 7,726.8 7,762.6 22.7 35.8 221.2 0.5 2.9
Part-time 687.7 684.0 18.7 -3.7 -58.6 -0.5 -7.9
Unemployment 516.3 470.0 14.8 -46.3 -93.4 -9.0 -16.6
Participation rate 71.1 71.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 5.3 0.2 -0.5 -1.1 ... ...
Employment rate 67.0 67.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 ... ...
Women, 25 years and over              
Population 13,106.5 13,119.7 ... 13.2 179.4 0.1 1.4
Labour force 8,024.7 8,015.6 16.8 -9.1 160.4 -0.1 2.0
Employment 7,613.4 7,630.7 16.9 17.3 177.7 0.2 2.4
Full-time 6,019.9 5,985.9 26.5 -34.0 146.7 -0.6 2.5
Part-time 1,593.5 1,644.8 25.0 51.3 30.9 3.2 1.9
Unemployment 411.3 384.9 13.3 -26.4 -17.3 -6.4 -4.3
Participation rate 61.2 61.1 0.1 -0.1 0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.1 4.8 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 58.1 58.2 0.1 0.1 0.6 ... ...
...
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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