Table 4-6
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Ontario

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Ontario


Table summary
This table displays the results of ontario 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 11,080.4 11,090.7 Note ...: not applicable 10.3 99.2 146.9 0.1 0.9 1.3
Labour force 7,374.7 7,352.7 19.9 -22.0 34.6 60.3 -0.3 0.5 0.8
Employment 6,792.6 6,767.7 19.0 -24.9 14.2 24.3 -0.4 0.2 0.4
Employment full-time 5,508.5 5,493.5 25.5 -15.0 37.3 11.4 -0.3 0.7 0.2
Unemployment 582.1 585.1 17.4 3.0 20.5 36.1 0.5 3.6 6.6
Participation rate 66.6 66.3 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 7.9 8.0 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 61.3 61.0 0.2 -0.3 -0.4 -0.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 18.9 18.8 0.3 -0.1 -0.4 0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years
Population 1,789.6 1,789.9 Note ...: not applicable 0.3 3.7 6.1 0.0 0.2 0.3
Labour force 1,074.0 1,073.1 12.2 -0.9 -2.0 -22.7 -0.1 -0.2 -2.1
Employment 894.1 883.6 10.7 -10.5 -23.9 -48.2 -1.2 -2.6 -5.2
Unemployment 179.9 189.5 10.6 9.6 21.8 25.5 5.3 13.0 15.5
Participation rate 60.0 60.0 0.7 0.0 -0.2 -1.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 16.8 17.7 0.9 0.9 2.1 2.7 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 50.0 49.4 0.6 -0.6 -1.4 -2.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 50.5 50.7 1.3 0.2 1.5 0.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Men, 25 years and
over
Population 4,506.9 4,511.8 Note ...: not applicable 4.9 47.4 69.6 0.1 1.1 1.6
Labour force 3,306.8 3,294.1 10.1 -12.7 30.1 41.5 -0.4 0.9 1.3
Employment 3,074.5 3,070.6 10.8 -3.9 5.8 19.9 -0.1 0.2 0.7
Unemployment 232.3 223.4 9.8 -8.9 24.2 21.5 -3.8 12.1 10.6
Participation rate 73.4 73.0 0.2 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 7.0 6.8 0.3 -0.2 0.7 0.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 68.2 68.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.5 -0.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 7.9 8.0 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Women, 25 years
and over
Population 4,783.8 4,789.0 Note ...: not applicable 5.2 48.1 71.3 0.1 1.0 1.5
Labour force 2,993.9 2,985.6 11.3 -8.3 6.6 41.6 -0.3 0.2 1.4
Employment 2,823.9 2,813.4 11.0 -10.5 32.1 52.4 -0.4 1.2 1.9
Unemployment 170.0 172.2 9.4 2.2 -25.6 -10.8 1.3 -12.9 -5.9
Participation rate 62.6 62.3 0.2 -0.3 -0.5 -0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 5.7 5.8 0.3 0.1 -0.8 -0.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 59.0 58.7 0.2 -0.3 0.0 0.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 20.9 20.6 0.5 -0.3 -1.5 0.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Industry 6,792.6 6,767.7 19.0 -24.9 14.2 24.3 -0.4 0.2 0.4
Goods-producing sector 1,414.8 1,382.1 17.5 -32.7 -32.8 -32.5 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3
Agriculture 93.8 88.0 4.5 -5.8 -5.2 -6.1 -6.2 -5.6 -6.5
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
oil and gas extractionNote 2
36.6 36.9 2.5 0.3 0.2 1.8 0.8 0.5 5.1
Utilities 51.6 53.1 3.4 1.5 -2.9 -0.2 2.9 -5.2 -0.4
Construction 438.9 405.4 11.1 -33.5 -38.9 -25.3 -7.6 -8.8 -5.9
Manufacturing 793.9 798.7 14.1 4.8 14.0 -2.7 0.6 1.8 -0.3
Services-producing sector 5,377.8 5,385.6 22.9 7.8 46.9 56.8 0.1 0.9 1.1
Trade 982.5 983.2 15.4 0.7 3.5 -4.7 0.1 0.4 -0.5
Transportation and warehousing 310.2 334.6 9.6 24.4 19.9 12.8 7.9 6.3 4.0
Finance, insurance, real estate
and leasing
514.7 512.4 11.9 -2.3 29.4 -6.3 -0.4 6.1 -1.2
Professional, scientific and
technical services
545.2 563.0 13.0 17.8 -23.3 12.5 3.3 -4.0 2.3
Business, building and other
support services
305.2 309.4 10.2 4.2 17.2 22.0 1.4 5.9 7.7
Educational services 518.7 515.8 11.4 -2.9 35.9 39.5 -0.6 7.5 8.3
Health care and social assistance 780.2 762.4 13.4 -17.8 -9.0 -20.9 -2.3 -1.2 -2.7
Information, culture and recreation 331.2 317.1 10.5 -14.1 -26.2 -31.4 -4.3 -7.6 -9.0
Accommodation and food services 427.4 423.8 10.9 -3.6 16.8 27.2 -0.8 4.1 6.9
Other services 295.6 289.5 8.9 -6.1 7.9 13.4 -2.1 2.8 4.9
Public administration 366.9 374.3 9.1 7.4 -25.3 -7.5 2.0 -6.3 -2.0
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.