Table 1 
Labour force characteristics by age group and sex, seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by age group and sex, seasonally adjusted
  May
2018
June
2018
Standard error1 May to June 2018 June 2017 to June 2018 May to June 2018 June 2017 to June 2018
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
15 years and over, both sexes              
Population 30,233.8 30,271.0 ... 37.2 384.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 19,747.8 19,823.4 29.6 75.6 138.0 0.4 0.7
Employment 18,596.2 18,628.0 29.5 31.8 214.9 0.2 1.2
Full-time employment 15,150.5 15,159.6 41.0 9.1 284.1 0.1 1.9
Part-time employment 3,445.8 3,468.5 37.7 22.7 -69.1 0.7 -2.0
Unemployment 1,151.6 1,195.3 25.3 43.7 -77.1 3.8 -6.1
Participation rate 65.3 65.5 0.1 0.2 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 6.0 0.1 0.2 -0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 61.5 61.5 0.1 0.0 -0.1 ... ...
15 to 24 years, both sexes              
Population 4,348.6 4,350.5 ... 1.9 -1.6 0.0 0.0
Labour force 2,757.1 2,784.5 17.4 27.4 -19.8 1.0 -0.7
Employment 2,452.3 2,459.7 16.7 7.4 -9.7 0.3 -0.4
Full-time employment 1,296.7 1,298.0 19.8 1.3 24.7 0.1 1.9
Part-time employment 1,155.6 1,161.7 20.7 6.1 -34.4 0.5 -2.9
Unemployment 304.8 324.9 14.3 20.1 -9.9 6.6 -3.0
Participation rate 63.4 64.0 0.4 0.6 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.1 11.7 0.5 0.6 -0.2 ... ...
Employment rate 56.4 56.5 0.4 0.1 -0.2 ... ...
25 years and over, both sexes              
Population 25,885.2 25,920.5 ... 35.3 385.6 0.1 1.5
Labour force 16,990.8 17,038.8 23.8 48.0 157.6 0.3 0.9
Employment 16,144.0 16,168.4 24.3 24.4 224.8 0.2 1.4
Full-time employment 13,853.8 13,861.6 35.8 7.8 259.4 0.1 1.9
Part-time employment 2,290.2 2,306.8 31.7 16.6 -34.7 0.7 -1.5
Unemployment 846.8 870.5 20.6 23.7 -67.0 2.8 -7.1
Participation rate 65.6 65.7 0.1 0.1 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.0 5.1 0.1 0.1 -0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 62.4 62.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 ... ...
25 years and over, men              
Population 12,665.7 12,683.3 ... 17.6 192.5 0.1 1.5
Labour force 8,949.5 8,971.0 15.8 21.5 68.8 0.2 0.8
Employment 8,485.3 8,505.3 16.7 20.0 119.5 0.2 1.4
Full-time employment 7,818.5 7,812.9 23.2 -5.6 149.0 -0.1 1.9
Part-time employment 666.8 692.4 19.2 25.6 -29.5 3.8 -4.1
Unemployment 464.2 465.7 14.6 1.5 -50.7 0.3 -9.8
Participation rate 70.7 70.7 0.1 0.0 -0.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 5.2 0.2 0.0 -0.6 ... ...
Employment rate 67.0 67.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 ... ...
25 years and over, women              
Population 13,219.5 13,237.2 ... 17.7 193.2 0.1 1.5
Labour force 8,041.3 8,067.8 16.8 26.5 88.8 0.3 1.1
Employment 7,658.7 7,663.1 16.6 4.4 105.2 0.1 1.4
Full-time employment 6,035.3 6,048.7 26.7 13.4 110.4 0.2 1.9
Part-time employment 1,623.4 1,614.4 25.1 -9.0 -5.2 -0.6 -0.3
Unemployment 382.6 404.7 13.9 22.1 -16.4 5.8 -3.9
Participation rate 60.8 60.9 0.1 0.1 -0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.8 5.0 0.2 0.2 -0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 57.9 57.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 ... ...
25 to 54 years, both sexes              
Population 14,735.7 14,746.3 ... 10.6 79.1 0.1 0.5
Labour force 12,767.1 12,798.5 22.3 31.4 22.8 0.2 0.2
Employment 12,134.5 12,148.4 23.8 13.9 72.7 0.1 0.6
Unemployment 632.7 650.1 18.6 17.4 -49.9 2.8 -7.1
Participation rate 86.6 86.8 0.2 0.2 -0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.0 5.1 0.1 0.1 -0.4 ... ...
Employment rate 82.3 82.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 ... ...
25 to 54 years, men              
Population 7,335.9 7,341.3 ... 5.4 40.8 0.1 0.6
Labour force 6,645.2 6,649.0 14.1 3.8 -10.7 0.1 -0.2
Employment 6,310.0 6,316.7 16.0 6.7 40.3 0.1 0.6
Unemployment 335.2 332.3 13.1 -2.9 -51.0 -0.9 -13.3
Participation rate 90.6 90.6 0.2 0.0 -0.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.0 5.0 0.2 0.0 -0.8 ... ...
Employment rate 86.0 86.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 ... ...
25 to 54 years, women              
Population 7,399.8 7,405.0 ... 5.2 38.3 0.1 0.5
Labour force 6,121.9 6,149.4 16.6 27.5 33.4 0.4 0.5
Employment 5,824.5 5,831.7 16.8 7.2 32.3 0.1 0.6
Unemployment 297.4 317.7 12.7 20.3 1.0 6.8 0.3
Participation rate 82.7 83.0 0.2 0.3 0.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.9 5.2 0.2 0.3 0.0 ... ...
Employment rate 78.7 78.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 ... ...
55 years and over, both sexes              
Population 11,149.5 11,174.2 ... 24.7 306.6 0.2 2.8
Labour force 4,223.6 4,240.4 18.9 16.8 135.0 0.4 3.3
Employment 4,009.5 4,020.0 18.9 10.5 152.1 0.3 3.9
Unemployment 214.1 220.4 10.2 6.3 -17.1 2.9 -7.2
Participation rate 37.9 37.9 0.2 0.0 0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.1 5.2 0.2 0.1 -0.6 ... ...
Employment rate 36.0 36.0 0.2 0.0 0.4 ... ...
55 years and over, men              
Population 5,329.8 5,342.0 ... 12.2 151.7 0.2 2.9
Labour force 2,304.2 2,322.0 12.7 17.8 79.5 0.8 3.5
Employment 2,175.3 2,188.6 12.9 13.3 79.2 0.6 3.8
Unemployment 129.0 133.4 7.7 4.4 0.3 3.4 0.2
Participation rate 43.2 43.5 0.2 0.3 0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.6 5.7 0.3 0.1 -0.2 ... ...
Employment rate 40.8 41.0 0.2 0.2 0.4 ... ...
55 years and over, women              
Population 5,819.7 5,832.2 ... 12.5 154.9 0.2 2.7
Labour force 1,919.4 1,918.4 13.0 -1.0 55.4 -0.1 3.0
Employment 1,834.2 1,831.4 12.9 -2.8 72.9 -0.2 4.1
Unemployment 85.2 87.0 6.6 1.8 -17.4 2.1 -16.7
Participation rate 33.0 32.9 0.2 -0.1 0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.4 4.5 0.3 0.1 -1.1 ... ...
Employment rate 31.5 31.4 0.2 -0.1 0.4 ... ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0287-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0087).
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