Table 3 
Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by province, seasonally adjusted
  October
2023
November
2023
Standard error1 October to November 2023 November 2022 to November 2023 October to November 2023 November 2022 to November 2023
  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 457.3 457.7 ... 0.4 7.4 0.1 1.6
Labour force 262.5 261.5 2.0 -1.0 0.3 -0.4 0.1
Employment 236.3 235.4 2.2 -0.9 1.3 -0.4 0.6
Full-time employment 199.3 199.5 2.4 0.2 0.9 0.1 0.5
Part-time employment 37.0 35.9 1.8 -1.1 0.5 -3.0 1.4
Unemployment 26.2 26.1 1.9 -0.1 -1.1 -0.4 -4.0
Participation rate 57.4 57.1 0.4 -0.3 -0.9 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.0 10.0 0.7 0.0 -0.4 ... ...
Employment rate 51.7 51.4 0.5 -0.3 -0.6 ... ...
Prince Edward Island              
Population 146.4 146.8 ... 0.4 6.0 0.3 4.3
Labour force 98.4 99.0 1.1 0.6 9.6 0.6 10.7
Employment 92.3 91.0 1.1 -1.3 8.2 -1.4 9.9
Full-time employment 78.7 78.2 1.3 -0.5 7.5 -0.6 10.6
Part-time employment 13.7 12.8 1.0 -0.9 0.7 -6.6 5.8
Unemployment 6.1 8.0 0.8 1.9 1.4 31.1 21.2
Participation rate 67.2 67.4 0.7 0.2 3.9 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 8.1 0.9 1.9 0.7 ... ...
Employment rate 63.0 62.0 0.7 -1.0 3.2 ... ...
Nova Scotia              
Population 871.6 873.4 ... 1.8 24.3 0.2 2.9
Labour force 538.8 538.7 2.9 -0.1 16.9 -0.0 3.2
Employment 503.0 502.3 3.0 -0.7 10.3 -0.1 2.1
Full-time employment 415.9 417.2 4.0 1.3 7.8 0.3 1.9
Part-time employment 87.0 85.1 3.5 -1.9 2.6 -2.2 3.2
Unemployment 35.8 36.5 2.5 0.7 6.7 2.0 22.5
Participation rate 61.8 61.7 0.3 -0.1 0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.6 6.8 0.5 0.2 1.1 ... ...
Employment rate 57.7 57.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.4 ... ...
New Brunswick              
Population 689.8 690.8 ... 1.0 19.4 0.1 2.9
Labour force 416.4 417.8 2.4 1.4 12.3 0.3 3.0
Employment 388.8 391.2 2.4 2.4 14.9 0.6 4.0
Full-time employment 333.1 336.5 3.1 3.4 17.6 1.0 5.5
Part-time employment 55.8 54.7 2.5 -1.1 -2.7 -2.0 -4.7
Unemployment 27.6 26.6 2.1 -1.0 -2.6 -3.6 -8.9
Participation rate 60.4 60.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.6 6.4 0.5 -0.2 -0.8 ... ...
Employment rate 56.4 56.6 0.4 0.2 0.6 ... ...
Quebec              
Population 7,303.2 7,314.5 ... 11.3 127.0 0.2 1.8
Labour force 4,752.2 4,767.5 16.0 15.3 129.2 0.3 2.8
Employment 4,521.1 4,519.6 16.2 -1.5 60.2 -0.0 1.3
Full-time employment 3,650.5 3,658.5 20.4 8.0 15.9 0.2 0.4
Part-time employment 870.6 861.1 19.0 -9.5 44.3 -1.1 5.4
Unemployment 231.1 247.9 12.2 16.8 69.0 7.3 38.6
Participation rate 65.1 65.2 0.2 0.1 0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.9 5.2 0.3 0.3 1.3 ... ...
Employment rate 61.9 61.8 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 ... ...
Ontario              
Population 12,936.5 12,971.4 ... 34.9 386.4 0.3 3.1
Labour force 8,470.3 8,464.8 20.8 -5.5 246.1 -0.1 3.0
Employment 7,945.9 7,952.4 20.0 6.5 201.9 0.1 2.6
Full-time employment 6,568.5 6,577.1 26.7 8.6 148.8 0.1 2.3
Part-time employment 1,377.4 1,375.3 24.1 -2.1 53.2 -0.2 4.0
Unemployment 524.5 512.4 16.6 -12.1 44.2 -2.3 9.4
Participation rate 65.5 65.3 0.2 -0.2 0.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.1 0.2 -0.1 0.4 ... ...
Employment rate 61.4 61.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 ... ...
Manitoba              
Population 1,098.3 1,100.9 ... 2.6 30.8 0.2 2.9
Labour force 739.6 738.8 3.2 -0.8 26.5 -0.1 3.7
Employment 701.3 702.5 3.2 1.2 20.3 0.2 3.0
Full-time employment 573.6 579.4 4.3 5.8 15.4 1.0 2.7
Part-time employment 127.8 123.1 3.9 -4.7 4.9 -3.7 4.1
Unemployment 38.3 36.4 2.6 -1.9 6.3 -5.0 20.9
Participation rate 67.3 67.1 0.3 -0.2 0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 4.9 0.4 -0.3 0.7 ... ...
Employment rate 63.9 63.8 0.3 -0.1 0.0 ... ...
Saskatchewan              
Population 932.4 934.2 ... 1.8 26.1 0.2 2.9
Labour force 629.3 635.9 3.0 6.6 25.0 1.0 4.1
Employment 601.7 603.2 3.0 1.5 19.5 0.2 3.3
Full-time employment 496.2 498.8 3.9 2.6 24.4 0.5 5.1
Part-time employment 105.5 104.3 3.6 -1.2 -5.0 -1.1 -4.6
Unemployment 27.6 32.7 2.2 5.1 5.5 18.5 20.2
Participation rate 67.5 68.1 0.3 0.6 0.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.4 5.1 0.4 0.7 0.6 ... ...
Employment rate 64.5 64.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 ... ...
Alberta              
Population 3,808.2 3,821.9 ... 13.7 164.8 0.4 4.5
Labour force 2,639.1 2,653.5 11.5 14.4 111.4 0.5 4.4
Employment 2,487.0 2,495.9 11.4 8.9 98.8 0.4 4.1
Full-time employment 2,039.0 2,062.6 15.5 23.6 110.9 1.2 5.7
Part-time employment 448.0 433.2 14.0 -14.8 -12.1 -3.3 -2.7
Unemployment 152.1 157.6 9.4 5.5 12.6 3.6 8.7
Participation rate 69.3 69.4 0.3 0.1 -0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 5.9 0.4 0.1 0.2 ... ...
Employment rate 65.3 65.3 0.3 0.0 -0.2 ... ...
British Columbia              
Population 4,557.3 4,567.0 ... 9.7 122.3 0.2 2.8
Labour force 2,970.4 2,975.6 11.0 5.2 94.5 0.2 3.3
Employment 2,810.3 2,819.3 10.6 9.0 64.2 0.3 2.3
Full-time employment 2,249.3 2,255.8 14.6 6.5 69.4 0.3 3.2
Part-time employment 560.9 563.4 13.8 2.5 -5.4 0.4 -0.9
Unemployment 160.1 156.3 8.4 -3.8 30.4 -2.4 24.1
Participation rate 65.2 65.2 0.2 0.0 0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.4 5.3 0.3 -0.1 0.9 ... ...
Employment rate 61.7 61.7 0.2 0.0 -0.3 ... ...
...
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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