Table 4-1
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Newfoundland and Labrador

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Newfoundland and Labrador


Table summary
This table displays the results of newfoundland and labrador july 2012, august 2012, s.e., change from, percent change from and last month, calculated using last month, last december, twelve months ago and in thousands (except rates) units of measure (appearing as column headers).

July 2012 August 2012 S.E.Note 1 Change from Percent change from
last month last December twelve months ago last month last December twelve months ago
in thousands (except rates)
Both sexes, 15 years
and over
Population 427.0 427.0 Note ...: not applicable 0.0 -1.6 -1.5 0.0 -0.4 -0.4
Labour force 260.5 262.4 2.1 1.9 1.9 5.0 0.7 0.7 1.9
Employment 227.2 228.9 2.1 1.7 1.7 6.9 0.7 0.7 3.1
Employment full-time 196.9 195.0 2.4 -1.9 -0.4 10.0 -1.0 -0.2 5.4
Unemployment 33.3 33.4 2.0 0.1 0.2 -2.0 0.3 0.6 -5.6
Participation rate 61.0 61.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 1.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 12.8 12.7 0.7 -0.1 0.0 -1.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 53.2 53.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 1.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 13.3 14.8 0.8 1.5 0.8 -1.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years
Population 59.3 59.2 Note ...: not applicable -0.1 -1.1 -1.5 -0.2 -1.8 -2.5
Labour force 34.6 35.9 1.1 1.3 0.1 0.9 3.8 0.3 2.6
Employment 27.6 28.7 1.0 1.1 -0.6 2.0 4.0 -2.0 7.5
Unemployment 7.0 7.2 1.1 0.2 0.7 -1.1 2.9 10.8 -13.3
Participation rate 58.3 60.6 1.8 2.3 1.2 2.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 20.2 20.1 2.7 -0.1 1.9 -3.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 46.5 48.5 1.7 2.0 -0.1 4.5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 40.2 45.6 3.7 5.4 0.9 -6.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Men, 25 years and
over
Population 177.6 177.7 Note ...: not applicable 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.1
Labour force 117.2 117.2 1.2 0.0 -0.4 1.5 0.0 -0.3 1.3
Employment 102.8 103.6 1.3 0.8 1.7 4.3 0.8 1.7 4.3
Unemployment 14.4 13.7 1.3 -0.7 -2.0 -2.7 -4.9 -12.7 -16.5
Participation rate 66.0 66.0 0.7 0.0 -0.1 0.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 12.3 11.7 1.0 -0.6 -1.7 -2.5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 57.9 58.3 0.7 0.4 1.0 2.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 4.5 5.5 0.8 1.0 -0.4 -1.7 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Women, 25 years
and over
Population 190.1 190.1 Note ...: not applicable 0.0 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.1
Labour force 108.7 109.2 1.1 0.5 2.1 2.5 0.5 2.0 2.3
Employment 96.8 96.7 1.0 -0.1 0.6 0.7 -0.1 0.6 0.7
Unemployment 11.9 12.5 1.0 0.6 1.5 1.8 5.0 13.6 16.8
Participation rate 57.2 57.4 0.6 0.2 1.2 1.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 10.9 11.4 0.9 0.5 1.1 1.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 50.9 50.9 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 15.1 15.6 1.2 0.5 2.4 -0.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Industry 227.2 228.9 2.1 1.7 1.7 6.9 0.7 0.7 3.1
Goods-producing sector 49.4 48.2 1.7 -1.2 -2.8 1.9 -2.4 -5.5 4.1
Agriculture 2.2 2.0 0.3 -0.2 0.8 -0.2 -9.1 66.7 -9.1
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
oil and gas extractionNote 2
14.2 14.4 0.9 0.2 -0.6 0.6 1.4 -4.0 4.3
Utilities 2.9 2.6 0.3 -0.3 0.1 1.0 -10.3 4.0 62.5
Construction 18.3 18.2 1.1 -0.1 -2.1 -0.2 -0.5 -10.3 -1.1
Manufacturing 11.8 10.9 0.9 -0.9 -1.1 0.6 -7.6 -9.2 5.8
Services-producing sector 177.8 180.7 2.0 2.9 4.4 5.0 1.6 2.5 2.8
Trade 34.5 35.3 1.3 0.8 -2.1 -3.0 2.3 -5.6 -7.8
Transportation and warehousing 9.9 11.0 0.7 1.1 0.9 0.7 11.1 8.9 6.8
Finance, insurance, real estate
and leasing
10.0 9.8 0.5 -0.2 0.6 1.0 -2.0 6.5 11.4
Professional, scientific and
technical services
9.5 9.3 0.7 -0.2 0.1 0.8 -2.1 1.1 9.4
Business, building and other
support services
6.7 8.0 0.6 1.3 2.0 2.2 19.4 33.3 37.9
Educational services 20.0 19.9 0.9 -0.1 2.3 2.6 -0.5 13.1 15.0
Health care and social assistance 36.5 36.9 1.1 0.4 2.6 2.2 1.1 7.6 6.3
Information, culture and recreation 6.9 7.1 0.7 0.2 -0.1 0.1 2.9 -1.4 1.4
Accommodation and food services 12.6 11.9 0.9 -0.7 -1.3 -1.7 -5.6 -9.8 -12.5
Other services 13.5 13.9 0.8 0.4 1.6 2.4 3.0 13.0 20.9
Public administration 17.5 17.5 0.9 0.0 -2.2 -2.2 0.0 -11.2 -11.2
1.
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
2.
Also referred to as Natural resources.
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0087, 282-0088.