Table 8
Regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance Program,1 seasonally adjusted, 3 month moving average

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Regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance Program, seasonally adjusted, 3 month moving average


Table summary
This table displays the results of regional unemployment rates used by the employment insurance program. The information is grouped by region (appearing as row headers), effective from november 6, 2011 to december 3, 2011, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

Region Effective from November 6, 2011 to December 3, 2011
percent
Newfoundland and Labrador
01. St.John's 7.0
02. Newfoundland and Labrador 19.0
Prince Edward Island
03. Prince Edward Island 11.5
Nova Scotia
04. Eastern Nova Scotia 16.3
05. Western Nova Scotia 9.6
06. Halifax 5.9
New Brunswick
07. Fredericton-Moncton-Saint
John
6.7
08. Madawaska-CharlotteNote 2 10.0
09. Restigouche-Albert 15.4
Quebec
10. Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine 14.0
11. Québec 4.7
12. Trois-Rivières 8.8
13. South Central Quebec 5.0
14. Sherbrooke 6.6
15. Montérégie 7.7
16. Montréal 8.2
17. Central Quebec 8.0
18. Northwestern Quebec 9.5
19. Bas-Saint-Laurent-Côte-NordNote 3 9.2
20. Gatineau 6.9
21. Saguenay 6.4
Ontario
22. Ottawa 5.6
23. Eastern Ontario 8.7
24. Kingston 5.9
25. Central Ontario 9.0
26. Oshawa 7.1
27. Toronto 8.3
28. Hamilton 6.6
29. St. Catharines 8.1
30. London 9.2
31. Niagara 10.6
32. Windsor 11.0
33. Kitchener 6.8
34. Huron 6.8
35. South Central Ontario 5.4
36. Sudbury 5.4
37. Thunder Bay 7.3
38. Northern Ontario 12.2
Manitoba
39. Winnipeg 5.8
40. Southern Manitoba 6.3
41. Northern Manitoba 28.5
Saskatchewan
42. Regina 4.0
43. Saskatoon 5.6
44. Southern Saskatchewan 6.5
45. Northern Saskatchewan 16.9
Alberta
46. Calgary 5.7
47. Edmonton 5.6
48. Northern Alberta 9.0
49. Southern Alberta 6.3
British Columbia
50. Southern Interior British
Columbia
8.7
51. Abbotsford 8.0
52. Vancouver 6.9
53. Victoria 6.9
54. Southern Coastal British
Columbia
8.8
55. Northern British Columbia 11.5
Territories
56. YukonNote 4 25.0
57. Northwest TerritoriesNote 4 25.0
58. NunavutNote 4 25.0
1.
The boundaries of these regions are determined by Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC). For geographic descriptions and maps of employment insurance regions, see the HRSDC website: http://srv129.services.gc.ca/eiregions/en/geocont.aspx.
2.
This unemployment rate has been determined using a transition formula prescribed in the EI Regulations. For further information, see: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/cs/comm/news/2000/000913a_e.shtml.
3.
This unemployment rate has been determined using a transition formula prescribed in the EI Regulations. For further information, see: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/cs/comm/news/2000/000913b_e.shtml.
4.
This rate is provided by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
Note(s):
All geographic regions are based on the 1996 Census boundaries.