Table 2 
Initial and renewal claims received, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted 

Initial and renewal claims received, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted
  August
2018
July
2019p
August
2019p
July to August 2019 August 2018 to August 2019 July to August 2019 August 2018 to August 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada 239,170 243,180 235,700 -7,480 -3,470 -3.1 -1.5
Newfoundland and Labrador 9,980 9,010 8,680 -330 -1,300 -3.7 -13.0
Prince Edward Island 2,610 2,660 2,500 -160 -110 -6.0 -4.2
Nova Scotia 10,070 9,990 9,700 -290 -370 -2.9 -3.7
New Brunswick 10,330 10,400 10,660 260 330 2.5 3.2
Quebec 65,460 66,820 65,260 -1,560 -200 -2.3 -0.3
Ontario 75,660 75,250 73,220 -2,030 -2,440 -2.7 -3.2
Manitoba 8,320 8,520 8,390 -130 70 -1.5 0.8
Saskatchewan 6,850 7,510 6,840 -670 -10 -8.9 -0.1
Alberta 24,140 26,220 24,030 -2,190 -110 -8.4 -0.5
British Columbia 24,830 25,880 25,500 -380 670 -1.5 2.7
Yukon 280 280 290 10 10 3.6 3.6
Northwest Territories 310 300 270 -30 -40 -10.0 -12.9
Nunavut 230 200 210 10 -20 5.0 -8.7
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0005-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0004).
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