Table 3 
Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted
  May
2022
June
2022
Standard error1 May to June 2022 June 2021 to June 2022 May to June 2022 June 2021 to June 2022
  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 447.7 448.2 ... 0.5 3.3 0.1 0.7
Labour force 258.1 253.4 2.4 -4.7 1.3 -1.8 0.5
Employment 232.4 228.1 2.4 -4.3 7.1 -1.9 3.2
Full-time employment 192.4 189.2 2.9 -3.2 3.4 -1.7 1.8
Part-time employment 40.0 39.0 2.4 -1.0 3.8 -2.5 10.8
Unemployment 25.7 25.2 2.3 -0.5 -5.9 -1.9 -19.0
Participation rate 57.7 56.5 0.5 -1.2 -0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.0 9.9 0.9 -0.1 -2.4 ... ...
Employment rate 51.9 50.9 0.5 -1.0 1.2 ... ...
Prince Edward Island              
Population 138.8 139.2 ... 0.4 5.5 0.3 4.1
Labour force 92.8 91.7 0.8 -1.1 3.0 -1.2 3.4
Employment 85.6 87.2 0.8 1.6 9.3 1.9 11.9
Full-time employment 71.1 73.5 1.0 2.4 8.6 3.4 13.3
Part-time employment 14.5 13.6 0.9 -0.9 0.6 -6.2 4.6
Unemployment 7.2 4.5 0.7 -2.7 -6.2 -37.5 -57.9
Participation rate 66.9 65.9 0.6 -1.0 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.8 4.9 0.8 -2.9 -7.2 ... ...
Employment rate 61.7 62.6 0.6 0.9 4.3 ... ...
Nova Scotia              
Population 836.8 838.6 ... 1.8 18.9 0.2 2.3
Labour force 513.8 515.5 3.1 1.7 12.1 0.3 2.4
Employment 479.4 479.5 3.0 0.1 19.8 0.0 4.3
Full-time employment 395.1 391.9 4.0 -3.2 23.1 -0.8 6.3
Part-time employment 84.3 87.6 3.8 3.3 -3.3 3.9 -3.6
Unemployment 34.4 35.9 2.7 1.5 -7.9 4.4 -18.0
Participation rate 61.4 61.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.7 7.0 0.5 0.3 -1.7 ... ...
Employment rate 57.3 57.2 0.4 -0.1 1.1 ... ...
New Brunswick              
Population 661.3 662.6 ... 1.3 12.8 0.2 2.0
Labour force 395.7 391.1 2.6 -4.6 -2.1 -1.2 -0.5
Employment 367.8 367.1 2.6 -0.7 9.0 -0.2 2.5
Full-time employment 315.8 316.6 3.3 0.8 14.9 0.3 4.9
Part-time employment 51.9 50.5 2.8 -1.4 -5.9 -2.7 -10.5
Unemployment 27.9 24.0 2.3 -3.9 -11.1 -14.0 -31.6
Participation rate 59.8 59.0 0.4 -0.8 -1.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.1 6.1 0.6 -1.0 -2.8 ... ...
Employment rate 55.6 55.4 0.4 -0.2 0.3 ... ...
Quebec              
Population 7,144.0 7,151.2 ... 7.2 57.6 0.1 0.8
Labour force 4,577.6 4,551.5 17.9 -26.1 -18.2 -0.6 -0.4
Employment 4,384.6 4,357.6 18.4 -27.0 70.6 -0.6 1.6
Full-time employment 3,606.5 3,566.4 24.1 -40.1 66.4 -1.1 1.9
Part-time employment 778.2 791.2 22.1 13.0 4.2 1.7 0.5
Unemployment 192.9 193.9 15.8 1.0 -88.8 0.5 -31.4
Participation rate 64.1 63.6 0.3 -0.5 -0.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.2 4.3 0.3 0.1 -1.9 ... ...
Employment rate 61.4 60.9 0.3 -0.5 0.5 ... ...
Ontario              
Population 12,495.6 12,508.5 ... 12.9 184.5 0.1 1.5
Labour force 8,186.8 8,129.5 26.7 -57.3 167.1 -0.7 2.1
Employment 7,739.1 7,714.4 26.7 -24.7 403.2 -0.3 5.5
Full-time employment 6,337.1 6,365.0 33.2 27.9 365.4 0.4 6.1
Part-time employment 1,402.0 1,349.5 30.4 -52.5 37.9 -3.7 2.9
Unemployment 447.7 415.1 24.3 -32.6 -236.1 -7.3 -36.3
Participation rate 65.5 65.0 0.2 -0.5 0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.5 5.1 0.3 -0.4 -3.1 ... ...
Employment rate 61.9 61.7 0.2 -0.2 2.4 ... ...
Manitoba              
Population 1,061.9 1,063.1 ... 1.2 12.7 0.1 1.2
Labour force 699.5 697.1 3.1 -2.4 0.0 -0.3 0.0
Employment 666.7 670.7 3.1 4.0 23.4 0.6 3.6
Full-time employment 532.7 541.9 4.4 9.2 12.8 1.7 2.4
Part-time employment 134.0 128.7 4.1 -5.3 10.5 -4.0 8.9
Unemployment 32.8 26.5 2.7 -6.3 -23.3 -19.2 -46.8
Participation rate 65.9 65.6 0.3 -0.3 -0.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.7 3.8 0.4 -0.9 -3.3 ... ...
Employment rate 62.8 63.1 0.3 0.3 1.5 ... ...
Saskatchewan              
Population 897.2 898.7 ... 1.5 9.6 0.2 1.1
Labour force 607.1 601.4 3.2 -5.7 5.3 -0.9 0.9
Employment 578.1 577.8 3.1 -0.3 21.0 -0.1 3.8
Full-time employment 470.5 470.2 4.4 -0.3 22.8 -0.1 5.1
Part-time employment 107.7 107.7 4.0 0.0 -1.7 0.0 -1.6
Unemployment 29.0 23.6 2.6 -5.4 -15.7 -18.6 -39.9
Participation rate 67.7 66.9 0.4 -0.8 -0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.8 3.9 0.4 -0.9 -2.7 ... ...
Employment rate 64.4 64.3 0.3 -0.1 1.7 ... ...
Alberta              
Population 3,601.7 3,609.0 ... 7.3 71.3 0.2 2.0
Labour force 2,497.3 2,490.2 12.2 -7.1 51.8 -0.3 2.1
Employment 2,365.7 2,367.7 12.3 2.0 147.4 0.1 6.6
Full-time employment 1,940.8 1,934.4 16.5 -6.4 155.3 -0.3 8.7
Part-time employment 424.8 433.3 15.0 8.5 -7.9 2.0 -1.8
Unemployment 131.6 122.5 10.9 -9.1 -95.6 -6.9 -43.8
Participation rate 69.3 69.0 0.3 -0.3 0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 4.9 0.4 -0.4 -4.0 ... ...
Employment rate 65.7 65.6 0.3 -0.1 2.8 ... ...
British Columbia              
Population 4,421.0 4,426.1 ... 5.1 85.8 0.1 2.0
Labour force 2,869.5 2,879.2 14.0 9.7 37.2 0.3 1.3
Employment 2,740.9 2,747.0 13.3 6.1 86.8 0.2 3.3
Full-time employment 2,170.7 2,179.6 20.1 8.9 119.9 0.4 5.8
Part-time employment 570.3 567.4 19.4 -2.9 -33.1 -0.5 -5.5
Unemployment 128.6 132.2 11.8 3.6 -49.7 2.8 -27.3
Participation rate 64.9 65.1 0.3 0.2 -0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.5 4.6 0.4 0.1 -1.8 ... ...
Employment rate 62.0 62.1 0.3 0.1 0.8 ... ...
...
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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