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

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Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Newfoundland and Labrador
Table summary
This table displays the selected labour force characteristics for Newfoundland and Labrador. 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.
  November 2014 December  2014 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 426.8 426.8 ... 0.0 -2.8 -2.8 0.0 -0.7 -0.7
Labour force 257.8 258.0 1.8 0.2 -4.4 -4.4 0.1 -1.7 -1.7
Employment 230.3 228.9 2.0 -1.4 -5.1 -5.1 -0.6 -2.2 -2.2
Employment full-time 193.3 195.0 2.4 1.7 -3.8 -3.8 0.9 -1.9 -1.9
Unemployment 27.5 29.1 1.8 1.6 0.7 0.7 5.8 2.5 2.5
Participation rate 60.4 60.4 0.4 0.0 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.7 11.3 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 54.0 53.6 0.5 -0.4 -0.9 -0.9 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 16.0 14.8 0.8 -1.2 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 55.7 55.6 ... -0.1 -2.3 -2.3 -0.2 -4.0 -4.0
Labour force 34.8 35.4 1.0 0.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 4.7 4.7
Employment 29.0 30.1 1.1 1.1 2.3 2.3 3.8 8.3 8.3
Unemployment 5.8 5.3 0.9 -0.5 -0.7 -0.7 -8.6 -11.7 -11.7
Participation rate 62.5 63.7 1.7 1.2 5.3 5.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 16.7 15.0 2.6 -1.7 -2.8 -2.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 52.1 54.1 1.8 2.0 6.1 6.1 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 45.2 42.9 3.6 -2.3 1.5 1.5 ... ... ...
Men, 25 years and over  
Population 179.0 179.0 ... 0.0 -0.5 -0.5 0.0 -0.3 -0.3
Labour force 117.5 117.6 1.1 0.1 -1.3 -1.3 0.1 -1.1 -1.1
Employment 104.8 103.1 1.2 -1.7 -2.6 -2.6 -1.6 -2.5 -2.5
Unemployment 12.8 14.5 1.1 1.7 1.3 1.3 13.3 9.8 9.8
Participation rate 65.6 65.7 0.6 0.1 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.9 12.3 0.9 1.4 1.2 1.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.5 57.6 0.7 -0.9 -1.3 -1.3 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 5.6 4.6 0.8 -1.1 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Women, 25 years and over  
Population 192.1 192.2 ... 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Labour force 105.4 105.0 1.0 -0.4 -4.7 -4.7 -0.4 -4.3 -4.3
Employment 96.5 95.7 1.1 -0.8 -4.8 -4.8 -0.8 -4.8 -4.8
Unemployment 8.9 9.3 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.1 4.5 1.1 1.1
Participation rate 54.9 54.6 0.5 -0.3 -2.5 -2.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.4 8.9 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 50.2 49.8 0.6 -0.4 -2.5 -2.5 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 18.5 16.9 1.4 -1.6 -1.4 -1.4 ... ... ...
Industry 230.3 228.9 2.0 -1.4 -5.1 -5.1 -0.6 -2.2 -2.2
Goods-producing sector 54.4 53.5 1.8 -0.9 -3.4 -3.4 -1.7 -6.0 -6.0
Agriculture 2.0 1.7 0.4 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -15.0 -5.6 -5.6
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 2 16.2 16.2 1.0 0.0 -1.9 -1.9 0.0 -10.5 -10.5
Utilities 2.9 3.0 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.7 3.4 30.4 30.4
Construction 21.7 22.0 1.3 0.3 1.1 1.1 1.4 5.3 5.3
Manufacturing 11.6 10.5 1.0 -1.1 -3.3 -3.3 -9.5 -23.9 -23.9
Services-producing sector 175.9 175.4 2.1 -0.5 -1.7 -1.7 -0.3 -1.0 -1.0
Trade 39.6 40.4 1.4 0.8 2.3 2.3 2.0 6.0 6.0
Transportation and warehousing 10.4 10.0 0.7 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 9.2 8.4 0.7 -0.8 -1.0 -1.0 -8.7 -10.6 -10.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 11.3 10.8 0.8 -0.5 1.6 1.6 -4.4 17.4 17.4
Business, building and other support services 6.2 6.5 0.6 0.3 1.0 1.0 4.8 18.2 18.2
Educational services 14.4 15.1 1.0 0.7 -3.1 -3.1 4.9 -17.0 -17.0
Health care and social assistance 33.6 33.1 1.2 -0.5 -3.5 -3.5 -1.5 -9.6 -9.6
Information, culture and recreation 6.8 6.7 0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.7 -1.5 -9.5 -9.5
Accommodation and food services 15.8 15.2 1.0 -0.6 1.4 1.4 -3.8 10.1 10.1
Other services 12.3 12.4 0.8 0.1 1.5 1.5 0.8 13.8 13.8
Public administration 16.4 16.9 0.9 0.5 -0.6 -0.6 3.0 -3.4 -3.4
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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