Table 3 
Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted
  October
2021
November
2021
Standard error1 October to November 2021 November 2020 to November 2021 October to November 2021 November 2020 to November 2021
  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 445.5 445.7 ... 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.1
Labour force 255.2 255.5 2.5 0.3 -3.1 0.1 -1.2
Employment 219.8 228.9 2.6 9.1 2.4 4.1 1.1
Full-time employment 186.4 195.0 3.0 8.6 6.2 4.6 3.3
Part-time employment 33.4 33.9 2.5 0.5 -3.8 1.5 -10.1
Unemployment 35.4 26.6 2.5 -8.8 -5.6 -24.9 -17.4
Participation rate 57.3 57.3 0.6 0.0 -0.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 13.9 10.4 0.9 -3.5 -2.1 ... ...
Employment rate 49.3 51.4 0.6 2.1 0.5 ... ...
Prince Edward Island              
Population 135.6 135.9 ... 0.3 2.9 0.2 2.2
Labour force 88.1 90.2 0.8 2.1 3.1 2.4 3.6
Employment 80.0 82.9 0.7 2.9 4.7 3.6 6.0
Full-time employment 68.3 68.4 1.0 0.1 3.5 0.1 5.4
Part-time employment 11.8 14.5 0.9 2.7 1.2 22.9 9.0
Unemployment 8.0 7.2 0.7 -0.8 -1.7 -10.0 -19.1
Participation rate 65.0 66.4 0.6 1.4 0.9 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.1 8.0 0.8 -1.1 -2.2 ... ...
Employment rate 59.0 61.0 0.6 2.0 2.2 ... ...
Nova Scotia              
Population 825.3 826.6 ... 1.3 9.7 0.2 1.2
Labour force 508.8 512.1 3.2 3.3 16.4 0.6 3.3
Employment 466.7 470.4 3.2 3.7 7.7 0.8 1.7
Full-time employment 374.9 382.6 4.2 7.7 5.4 2.1 1.4
Part-time employment 91.8 87.8 3.9 -4.0 2.3 -4.4 2.7
Unemployment 42.1 41.6 3.0 -0.5 8.5 -1.2 25.7
Participation rate 61.7 62.0 0.4 0.3 1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.3 8.1 0.6 -0.2 1.4 ... ...
Employment rate 56.5 56.9 0.4 0.4 0.3 ... ...
New Brunswick              
Population 653.1 653.9 ... 0.8 5.9 0.1 0.9
Labour force 401.1 399.9 2.6 -1.2 -1.2 -0.3 -0.3
Employment 364.7 365.7 2.6 1.0 4.2 0.3 1.2
Full-time employment 310.7 312.0 3.2 1.3 4.1 0.4 1.3
Part-time employment 54.0 53.7 2.7 -0.3 0.1 -0.6 0.2
Unemployment 36.4 34.1 2.4 -2.3 -5.5 -6.3 -13.9
Participation rate 61.4 61.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.1 8.5 0.6 -0.6 -1.4 ... ...
Employment rate 55.8 55.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 ... ...
Quebec              
Population 7,112.3 7,116.0 ... 3.7 42.0 0.1 0.6
Labour force 4,574.5 4,568.9 18.6 -5.6 25.2 -0.1 0.6
Employment 4,319.0 4,364.5 19.7 45.5 148.5 1.1 3.5
Full-time employment 3,548.4 3,542.1 24.5 -6.3 85.3 -0.2 2.5
Part-time employment 770.6 822.3 22.2 51.7 63.1 6.7 8.3
Unemployment 255.5 204.4 17.4 -51.1 -123.3 -20.0 -37.6
Participation rate 64.3 64.2 0.3 -0.1 0.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.6 4.5 0.4 -1.1 -2.7 ... ...
Employment rate 60.7 61.3 0.3 0.6 1.7 ... ...
Ontario              
Population 12,383.7 12,399.2 ... 15.5 132.1 0.1 1.1
Labour force 8,104.5 8,123.8 28.9 19.3 153.8 0.2 1.9
Employment 7,536.7 7,604.8 28.4 68.1 366.5 0.9 5.1
Full-time employment 6,163.2 6,230.4 34.5 67.2 270.8 1.1 4.5
Part-time employment 1,373.5 1,374.3 31.1 0.8 95.6 0.1 7.5
Unemployment 567.9 519.1 27.3 -48.8 -212.6 -8.6 -29.1
Participation rate 65.4 65.5 0.2 0.1 0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.0 6.4 0.3 -0.6 -2.8 ... ...
Employment rate 60.9 61.3 0.2 0.4 2.3 ... ...
Manitoba              
Population 1,052.8 1,053.2 ... 0.4 3.9 0.0 0.4
Labour force 695.3 695.5 3.2 0.2 10.8 0.0 1.6
Employment 658.2 660.1 3.1 1.9 26.7 0.3 4.2
Full-time employment 531.6 536.3 4.5 4.7 22.0 0.9 4.3
Part-time employment 126.5 123.8 4.1 -2.7 4.7 -2.1 3.9
Unemployment 37.1 35.4 2.9 -1.7 -15.9 -4.6 -31.0
Participation rate 66.0 66.0 0.3 0.0 0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 5.1 0.4 -0.2 -2.4 ... ...
Employment rate 62.5 62.7 0.3 0.2 2.3 ... ...
Saskatchewan              
Population 890.0 890.1 ... 0.1 2.1 0.0 0.2
Labour force 598.4 593.2 3.1 -5.2 -0.7 -0.9 -0.1
Employment 561.2 562.6 3.0 1.4 11.0 0.2 2.0
Full-time employment 454.9 460.4 4.3 5.5 8.5 1.2 1.9
Part-time employment 106.3 102.2 4.0 -4.1 2.5 -3.9 2.5
Unemployment 37.2 30.6 2.8 -6.6 -11.6 -17.7 -27.5
Participation rate 67.2 66.6 0.3 -0.6 -0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 5.2 0.5 -1.0 -1.9 ... ...
Employment rate 63.1 63.2 0.3 0.1 1.1 ... ...
Alberta              
Population 3,556.1 3,562.1 ... 6.0 40.1 0.2 1.1
Labour force 2,449.8 2,465.6 13.0 15.8 19.5 0.6 0.8
Employment 2,263.9 2,279.3 12.8 15.4 105.4 0.7 4.8
Full-time employment 1,852.7 1,848.9 16.5 -3.8 118.1 -0.2 6.8
Part-time employment 411.1 430.5 15.1 19.4 -12.6 4.7 -2.8
Unemployment 185.9 186.2 12.3 0.3 -86.1 0.2 -31.6
Participation rate 68.9 69.2 0.4 0.3 -0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.6 7.6 0.5 0.0 -3.5 ... ...
Employment rate 63.7 64.0 0.4 0.3 2.3 ... ...
British Columbia              
Population 4,375.7 4,383.8 ... 8.1 66.3 0.2 1.5
Labour force 2,852.3 2,855.4 15.1 3.1 56.5 0.1 2.0
Employment 2,692.3 2,696.9 14.5 4.6 101.5 0.2 3.9
Full-time employment 2,109.9 2,104.9 20.3 -5.0 80.2 -0.2 4.0
Part-time employment 582.4 592.0 19.7 9.6 21.3 1.6 3.7
Unemployment 160.0 158.5 13.1 -1.5 -45.0 -0.9 -22.1
Participation rate 65.2 65.1 0.4 -0.1 0.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.6 5.6 0.4 0.0 -1.7 ... ...
Employment rate 61.5 61.5 0.3 0.0 1.4 ... ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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