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,1 seasonally adjusted, 3 month moving average
Table summary
This table displays the regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance Program. The data contained in this table is seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average. The row headers provide information for the regions by province. The column header provides information on the effective dates.
Region Effective from December 8, 2013 to January 11, 2014
  percent
Newfoundland and Labrador  
01. St.John's 5.8
02. Newfoundland and Labrador 15.3
Prince Edward Island  
03. Prince Edward Island 11.5
Nova Scotia  
04. Eastern Nova Scotia 13.5
05. Western Nova Scotia 10.7
06. Halifax 6.6
New Brunswick  
07. Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John 7.9
08. Madawaska-Charlotte 11.7
09. Restigouche-Albert 16.3
Quebec  
10. Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine 17.0
11. Québec 5.2
12. Trois-Rivières 8.2
13. South Central Quebec 4.6
14. Sherbrooke 7.8
15. Montérégie 7.3
16. Montréal 8.1
17. Central Quebec 7.8
18. Northwestern Quebec 8.4
19. Bas-Saint-Laurent-Côte-Nord 10.1
20. Gatineau 6.3
21. Saguenay 7.9
Ontario  
22. Ottawa 5.7
23. Eastern Ontario 7.1
24. Kingston 6.0
25. Central Ontario 6.8
26. Oshawa 6.8
27. Toronto 8.2
28. Hamilton 6.7
29. St. Catharines 8.5
30. London 7.4
31. Niagara 7.7
32. Windsor 8.3
33. Kitchener 6.5
34. Huron 8.1
35. South Central Ontario 6.5
36. Sudbury 7.2
37. Thunder Bay 6.7
38. Northern Ontario 11.8
Manitoba  
39. Winnipeg 5.9
40. Southern Manitoba 5.4
41. Northern Manitoba 31.8
Saskatchewan  
42. Regina 3.7
43. Saskatoon 4.1
44. Southern Saskatchewan 6.0
45. Northern Saskatchewan 17.6
Alberta  
46. Calgary 4.5
47. Edmonton 5.2
48. Northern Alberta 7.7
49. Southern Alberta 5.0
British Columbia  
50. Southern Interior British Columbia 8.2
51. Abbotsford 7.6
52. Vancouver 6.8
53. Victoria 5.2
54. Southern Coastal British Columbia 9.9
55. Northern British Columbia 10.1
Territories  
56. Yukon 2 25.0
57. Northwest Territories 2 25.0
58. Nunavut 2 25.0
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.
This rate is provided by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
Note(s):
All geographic regions are based on the 1996 Census boundaries.
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