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

Labour force characteristics by age group and sex, seasonally adjusted
  June
2018
July
2018
Standard error1 June to July 2018 July 2017 to July 2018 June to July 2018 July 2017 to July 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 30,271.0 30,317.2 ... 46.2 398.0 0.2 1.3
Labour force 19,823.4 19,842.5 29.6 19.1 172.3 0.1 0.9
Employment 18,628.0 18,682.1 29.4 54.1 245.9 0.3 1.3
Full-time employment 15,159.6 15,131.6 41.7 -28.0 210.5 -0.2 1.4
Part-time employment 3,468.5 3,550.5 38.4 82.0 35.4 2.4 1.0
Unemployment 1,195.3 1,160.4 25.1 -34.9 -73.6 -2.9 -6.0
Participation rate 65.5 65.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.0 5.8 0.1 -0.2 -0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 61.5 61.6 0.1 0.1 0.0 ... ...
15 to 24 years, both sexes              
Population 4,350.5 4,353.3 ... 2.8 2.0 0.1 0.0
Labour force 2,784.5 2,772.6 17.6 -11.9 -9.1 -0.4 -0.3
Employment 2,459.7 2,464.3 16.8 4.6 -14.3 0.2 -0.6
Full-time employment 1,298.0 1,273.4 20.6 -24.6 -11.9 -1.9 -0.9
Part-time employment 1,161.7 1,190.9 21.2 29.2 -2.4 2.5 -0.2
Unemployment 324.9 308.3 13.9 -16.6 5.1 -5.1 1.7
Participation rate 64.0 63.7 0.4 -0.3 -0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.7 11.1 0.5 -0.6 0.2 ... ...
Employment rate 56.5 56.6 0.4 0.1 -0.4 ... ...
25 years and over, both sexes              
Population 25,920.5 25,963.9 ... 43.4 396.0 0.2 1.5
Labour force 17,038.8 17,069.9 23.8 31.1 181.4 0.2 1.1
Employment 16,168.4 16,217.8 24.2 49.4 260.2 0.3 1.6
Full-time employment 13,861.6 13,858.2 35.8 -3.4 222.4 0.0 1.6
Part-time employment 2,306.8 2,359.6 31.8 52.8 37.8 2.3 1.6
Unemployment 870.5 852.0 20.4 -18.5 -78.9 -2.1 -8.5
Participation rate 65.7 65.7 0.1 0.0 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.1 5.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 62.4 62.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 ... ...
25 years and over, men              
Population 12,683.3 12,705.1 ... 21.8 197.7 0.2 1.6
Labour force 8,971.0 8,979.5 15.7 8.5 84.2 0.1 0.9
Employment 8,505.3 8,512.4 16.5 7.1 117.1 0.1 1.4
Full-time employment 7,812.9 7,798.0 23.0 -14.9 116.1 -0.2 1.5
Part-time employment 692.4 714.4 19.1 22.0 1.0 3.2 0.1
Unemployment 465.7 467.1 14.4 1.4 -33.0 0.3 -6.6
Participation rate 70.7 70.7 0.1 0.0 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 5.2 0.2 0.0 -0.4 ... ...
Employment rate 67.1 67.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 ... ...
25 years and over, women              
Population 13,237.2 13,258.8 ... 21.6 198.3 0.2 1.5
Labour force 8,067.8 8,090.3 16.7 22.5 97.2 0.3 1.2
Employment 7,663.1 7,705.4 16.4 42.3 143.1 0.6 1.9
Full-time employment 6,048.7 6,060.2 26.9 11.5 106.3 0.2 1.8
Part-time employment 1,614.4 1,645.2 25.4 30.8 36.7 1.9 2.3
Unemployment 404.7 384.9 13.9 -19.8 -45.9 -4.9 -10.7
Participation rate 60.9 61.0 0.1 0.1 -0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.0 4.8 0.2 -0.2 -0.6 ... ...
Employment rate 57.9 58.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 ... ...
25 to 54 years, both sexes              
Population 14,746.3 14,758.2 ... 11.9 84.7 0.1 0.6
Labour force 12,798.5 12,819.4 22.5 20.9 39.0 0.2 0.3
Employment 12,148.4 12,183.0 23.9 34.6 112.3 0.3 0.9
Unemployment 650.1 636.4 18.6 -13.7 -73.2 -2.1 -10.3
Participation rate 86.8 86.9 0.2 0.1 -0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.1 5.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.6 ... ...
Employment rate 82.4 82.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 ... ...
25 to 54 years, men              
Population 7,341.3 7,347.5 ... 6.2 43.6 0.1 0.6
Labour force 6,649.0 6,654.0 14.2 5.0 -4.3 0.1 -0.1
Employment 6,316.7 6,321.0 15.9 4.3 40.5 0.1 0.6
Unemployment 332.3 333.0 13.0 0.7 -44.8 0.2 -11.9
Participation rate 90.6 90.6 0.2 0.0 -0.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.0 5.0 0.2 0.0 -0.7 ... ...
Employment rate 86.0 86.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 ... ...
25 to 54 years, women              
Population 7,405.0 7,410.7 ... 5.7 41.1 0.1 0.6
Labour force 6,149.4 6,165.4 16.6 16.0 43.3 0.3 0.7
Employment 5,831.7 5,862.0 16.8 30.3 71.8 0.5 1.2
Unemployment 317.7 303.3 12.7 -14.4 -28.5 -4.5 -8.6
Participation rate 83.0 83.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 4.9 0.2 -0.3 -0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 78.8 79.1 0.2 0.3 0.5 ... ...
55 years and over, both sexes              
Population 11,174.2 11,205.7 ... 31.5 311.3 0.3 2.9
Labour force 4,240.4 4,250.5 18.8 10.1 142.4 0.2 3.5
Employment 4,020.0 4,034.8 18.9 14.8 147.9 0.4 3.8
Unemployment 220.4 215.7 10.0 -4.7 -5.6 -2.1 -2.5
Participation rate 37.9 37.9 0.2 0.0 0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 5.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 36.0 36.0 0.2 0.0 0.3 ... ...
55 years and over, men              
Population 5,342.0 5,357.6 ... 15.6 154.1 0.3 3.0
Labour force 2,322.0 2,325.5 12.7 3.5 88.5 0.2 4.0
Employment 2,188.6 2,191.4 12.7 2.8 76.6 0.1 3.6
Unemployment 133.4 134.1 7.5 0.7 11.8 0.5 9.6
Participation rate 43.5 43.4 0.2 -0.1 0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.7 5.8 0.3 0.1 0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 41.0 40.9 0.2 -0.1 0.3 ... ...
55 years and over, women              
Population 5,832.2 5,848.1 ... 15.9 157.2 0.3 2.8
Labour force 1,918.4 1,924.9 12.8 6.5 53.8 0.3 2.9
Employment 1,831.4 1,843.4 12.9 12.0 71.3 0.7 4.0
Unemployment 87.0 81.6 6.4 -5.4 -17.4 -6.2 -17.6
Participation rate 32.9 32.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.5 4.2 0.3 -0.3 -1.1 ... ...
Employment rate 31.4 31.5 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 14-10-0287-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0087).
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