Table 4-2
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Prince Edward Island

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Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Prince Edward Island
Table summary
This table displays the selected labour force characteristics for Prince Edward Island. The data in this table is seasonally adjusted. The row headers provide information for the selected labour force characteristics for each selected age group and sex, as well as the selected industries. The column headers provide information on the current and last month in thousands, the standard error, as well as the number change (in thousands) and the percentage change from last month, from last December and from twelve months ago.
  October 2013 November  2013 S.E. 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 121.0 120.9 ... -0.1 0.3 0.3 -0.1 0.2 0.2
Labour force 83.3 83.4 0.7 0.1 -0.4 0.7 0.1 -0.5 0.8
Employment 74.3 73.9 0.7 -0.4 -0.6 0.6 -0.5 -0.8 0.8
Employment full-time 60.4 61.1 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.8
Unemployment 8.9 9.5 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.1 6.7 3.3 1.1
Participation rate 68.8 69.0 0.5 0.2 -0.5 0.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.7 11.4 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.4 61.1 0.5 -0.3 -0.7 0.3 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 18.7 17.3 1.0 -1.4 -1.2 0.0 ... ... ...
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 19.7 19.6 ... -0.1 -0.3 -0.4 -0.5 -1.5 -2.0
Labour force 13.6 13.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.1 0.3 -2.2 -0.7 2.3
Employment 11.2 11.0 0.4 -0.2 -0.2 0.3 -1.8 -1.8 2.8
Unemployment 2.4 2.3 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -4.2 4.5 0.0
Participation rate 69.0 67.9 2.0 -1.1 0.6 2.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 17.6 17.3 2.5 -0.3 0.9 -0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.9 56.1 1.8 -0.8 -0.2 2.6 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 46.4 41.8 3.7 -4.6 -5.5 -4.9 ... ... ...
Men, 25 years and over  
Population 48.5 48.5 ... 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
Labour force 35.8 36.2 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.5 1.1 0.3 1.4
Employment 31.6 31.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.9 0.3 1.3
Unemployment 4.2 4.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 2.4 0.0 2.4
Participation rate 73.8 74.6 0.7 0.8 0.0 1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.7 11.9 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.2 65.8 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.9 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 9.2 7.8 1.1 -1.3 -0.3 0.2 ... ... ...
Women, 25 years and over  
Population 52.8 52.8 ... 0.0 0.6 0.6 0.0 1.1 1.1
Labour force 33.9 34.0 0.3 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.3 -0.6 0.0
Employment 31.6 31.0 0.4 -0.6 -0.5 -0.1 -1.9 -1.6 -0.3
Unemployment 2.4 3.0 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 25.0 7.1 3.4
Participation rate 64.2 64.4 0.6 0.2 -1.1 -0.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.1 8.8 1.0 1.7 0.6 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.8 58.7 0.7 -1.1 -1.6 -0.9 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 18.7 18.4 1.5 -0.3 0.0 1.3 ... ... ...
Industry 74.3 73.9 0.7 -0.4 -0.6 0.6 -0.5 -0.8 0.8
Goods-producing sector 17.1 17.0 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 -0.2 -0.6 -2.3 -1.2
Agriculture 3.5 3.3 0.3 -0.2 -1.1 -0.8 -5.7 -25.0 -19.5
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 2 3.0 2.7 0.3 -0.3 0.3 -0.2 -10.0 12.5 -6.9
Utilities 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 33.3 33.3 0.0
Construction 5.2 5.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 5.8 3.8 5.8
Manufacturing 5.0 5.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.5 2.0 2.0 10.9
Services-producing sector 57.2 56.9 0.7 -0.3 -0.2 0.8 -0.5 -0.4 1.4
Trade 11.2 10.5 0.5 -0.7 0.0 0.2 -6.2 0.0 1.9
Transportation and warehousing 2.7 3.2 0.2 0.5 0.9 0.9 18.5 39.1 39.1
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 3.0 2.9 0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.5 -3.3 20.8 20.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 2.9 2.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.5 -0.7 -6.9 -15.6 -20.6
Business, building and other support services 2.2 2.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5
Educational services 6.2 6.3 0.4 0.1 -0.6 -0.1 1.6 -8.7 -1.6
Health care and social assistance 10.3 10.3 0.4 0.0 0.7 0.4 0.0 7.3 4.0
Information, culture and recreation 3.0 2.8 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -6.7 -6.7 -3.4
Accommodation and food services 5.6 5.4 0.4 -0.2 -0.5 0.0 -3.6 -8.5 0.0
Other services 3.3 3.4 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.0 3.0 6.2 0.0
Public administration 6.8 7.2 0.4 0.4 -0.6 -0.5 5.9 -7.7 -6.5
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
Also referred to as Natural resources.
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0087, 282-0088. The sum of individual categories may not always add to the total due to rounding.
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