Table 3 
Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted
  June
2020
July
2020
Standard error1 June to July 2020 July 2019 to July 2020 June to July 2020 July 2019 to July 2020
  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 439.3 439.3 ... 0.0 -0.8 0.0 -0.2
Labour force 244.3 247.1 2.2 2.8 -10.8 1.1 -4.2
Employment 204.2 208.5 2.2 4.3 -16.8 2.1 -7.5
Full-time employment 168.5 173.6 2.7 5.1 -20.3 3.0 -10.5
Part-time employment 35.7 34.9 2.1 -0.8 3.4 -2.2 10.8
Unemployment 40.2 38.6 2.0 -1.6 6.0 -4.0 18.4
Participation rate 55.6 56.2 0.5 0.6 -2.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 16.5 15.6 0.8 -0.9 3.0 ... ...
Employment rate 46.5 47.5 0.5 1.0 -3.7 ... ...
Prince Edward Island              
Population 131.3 131.6 ... 0.3 2.6 0.2 2.0
Labour force 86.7 84.7 0.7 -2.0 -1.2 -2.3 -1.4
Employment 73.6 74.7 0.7 1.1 -4.0 1.5 -5.1
Full-time employment 63.1 61.8 0.9 -1.3 -4.4 -2.1 -6.6
Part-time employment 10.5 12.9 0.7 2.4 0.3 22.9 2.4
Unemployment 13.2 9.9 0.7 -3.3 2.7 -25.0 37.5
Participation rate 66.0 64.4 0.5 -1.6 -2.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 15.2 11.7 0.7 -3.5 3.3 ... ...
Employment rate 56.1 56.8 0.6 0.7 -4.2 ... ...
Nova Scotia              
Population 816.1 816.9 ... 0.8 9.5 0.1 1.2
Labour force 497.7 489.2 3.1 -8.5 -10.7 -1.7 -2.1
Employment 433.1 436.5 3.2 3.4 -26.1 0.8 -5.6
Full-time employment 358.2 357.5 3.9 -0.7 -20.3 -0.2 -5.4
Part-time employment 74.9 78.9 3.5 4.0 -5.9 5.3 -7.0
Unemployment 64.6 52.8 2.8 -11.8 15.5 -18.3 41.6
Participation rate 61.0 59.9 0.4 -1.1 -2.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 13.0 10.8 0.6 -2.2 3.3 ... ...
Employment rate 53.1 53.4 0.4 0.3 -3.9 ... ...
New Brunswick              
Population 636.4 636.7 ... 0.3 5.0 0.0 0.8
Labour force 389.1 386.6 2.5 -2.5 -1.5 -0.6 -0.4
Employment 350.4 348.6 2.7 -1.8 -6.5 -0.5 -1.8
Full-time employment 296.4 292.7 3.2 -3.7 -6.7 -1.2 -2.2
Part-time employment 54.0 55.9 2.6 1.9 0.2 3.5 0.4
Unemployment 38.7 38.0 2.4 -0.7 5.0 -1.8 15.2
Participation rate 61.1 60.7 0.4 -0.4 -0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.9 9.8 0.6 -0.1 1.3 ... ...
Employment rate 55.1 54.8 0.4 -0.3 -1.4 ... ...
Quebec              
Population 7,116.4 7,119.9 ... 3.5 65.1 0.0 0.9
Labour force 4,527.6 4,576.8 17.3 49.2 4.8 1.1 0.1
Employment 4,042.4 4,140.0 19.0 97.6 -207.7 2.4 -4.8
Full-time employment 3,370.7 3,370.0 23.4 -0.7 -165.9 0.0 -4.7
Part-time employment 671.7 770.0 20.3 98.3 -41.9 14.6 -5.2
Unemployment 485.3 436.8 16.1 -48.5 212.5 -10.0 94.7
Participation rate 63.6 64.3 0.2 0.7 -0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.7 9.5 0.3 -1.2 4.6 ... ...
Employment rate 56.8 58.1 0.3 1.3 -3.5 ... ...
Ontario              
Population 12,321.6 12,333.1 ... 11.5 191.3 0.1 1.6
Labour force 7,719.9 7,813.8 25.7 93.9 -63.9 1.2 -0.8
Employment 6,776.5 6,927.2 25.0 150.7 -503.1 2.2 -6.8
Full-time employment 5,641.4 5,647.0 31.0 5.6 -440.6 0.1 -7.2
Part-time employment 1,135.1 1,280.2 27.9 145.1 -62.6 12.8 -4.7
Unemployment 943.4 886.6 22.1 -56.8 439.2 -6.0 98.2
Participation rate 62.7 63.4 0.2 0.7 -1.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 12.2 11.3 0.3 -0.9 5.6 ... ...
Employment rate 55.0 56.2 0.2 1.2 -5.0 ... ...
Manitoba              
Population 1,046.5 1,046.8 ... 0.3 8.6 0.0 0.8
Labour force 685.8 685.3 3.3 -0.5 -4.3 -0.1 -0.6
Employment 616.7 629.1 3.3 12.4 -20.7 2.0 -3.2
Full-time employment 495.6 501.8 4.4 6.2 -17.5 1.3 -3.4
Part-time employment 121.2 127.3 4.1 6.1 -3.1 5.0 -2.4
Unemployment 69.1 56.3 2.7 -12.8 16.5 -18.5 41.5
Participation rate 65.5 65.5 0.3 0.0 -0.9 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.1 8.2 0.4 -1.9 2.4 ... ...
Employment rate 58.9 60.1 0.3 1.2 -2.5 ... ...
Saskatchewan              
Population 893.8 893.6 ... -0.2 4.0 0.0 0.4
Labour force 608.1 604.2 2.9 -3.9 -8.9 -0.6 -1.5
Employment 537.8 551.1 3.0 13.3 -28.8 2.5 -5.0
Full-time employment 444.9 455.4 3.9 10.5 -11.9 2.4 -2.5
Part-time employment 93.0 95.7 3.5 2.7 -16.9 2.9 -15.0
Unemployment 70.3 53.1 2.6 -17.2 19.9 -24.5 59.9
Participation rate 68.0 67.6 0.3 -0.4 -1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.6 8.8 0.4 -2.8 3.4 ... ...
Employment rate 60.2 61.7 0.3 1.5 -3.5 ... ...
Alberta              
Population 3,576.2 3,578.0 ... 1.8 49.2 0.1 1.4
Labour force 2,471.3 2,472.2 12.3 0.9 -48.2 0.0 -1.9
Employment 2,088.8 2,156.1 12.6 67.3 -185.9 3.2 -7.9
Full-time employment 1,717.5 1,747.9 15.5 30.4 -167.6 1.8 -8.7
Part-time employment 371.3 408.2 14.0 36.9 -18.3 9.9 -4.3
Unemployment 382.5 316.1 11.6 -66.4 137.7 -17.4 77.2
Participation rate 69.1 69.1 0.3 0.0 -2.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 15.5 12.8 0.5 -2.7 5.7 ... ...
Employment rate 58.4 60.3 0.4 1.9 -6.1 ... ...
British Columbia              
Population 4,169.0 4,175.6 ... 6.6 75.0 0.2 1.8
Labour force 2,649.5 2,669.5 13.2 20.0 -17.0 0.8 -0.6
Employment 2,304.0 2,374.2 13.1 70.2 -192.2 3.0 -7.5
Full-time employment 1,814.2 1,835.9 17.3 21.7 -162.7 1.2 -8.1
Part-time employment 489.8 538.3 15.5 48.5 -29.5 9.9 -5.2
Unemployment 345.5 295.3 11.0 -50.2 175.2 -14.5 145.9
Participation rate 63.6 63.9 0.3 0.3 -1.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 13.0 11.1 0.4 -1.9 6.6 ... ...
Employment rate 55.3 56.9 0.3 1.6 -5.7 ... ...
...
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 14-10-0287-03 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0087).
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