Table 4-4
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — New Brunswick

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Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — New Brunswick
Table summary
This table displays the selected labour force characteristics for New Brunswick. 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 620.2 620.5 ... 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1
Labour force 387.1 389.0 2.2 1.9 -2.7 -2.7 0.5 -0.7 -0.7
Employment 349.9 349.4 2.3 -0.5 -4.3 -4.3 -0.1 -1.2 -1.2
Employment full-time 294.1 294.5 3.0 0.4 -1.6 -1.6 0.1 -0.5 -0.5
Unemployment 37.1 39.6 2.2 2.5 1.6 1.6 6.7 4.2 4.2
Participation rate 62.4 62.7 0.4 0.3 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.6 10.2 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.4 56.3 0.4 -0.1 -0.8 -0.8 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 15.9 15.7 0.7 -0.2 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 85.2 85.2 ... 0.0 -2.3 -2.3 0.0 -2.6 -2.6
Labour force 54.8 54.4 1.3 -0.4 -1.5 -1.5 -0.7 -2.7 -2.7
Employment 45.6 44.2 1.3 -1.4 -3.9 -3.9 -3.1 -8.1 -8.1
Unemployment 9.3 10.2 1.2 0.9 2.3 2.3 9.7 29.1 29.1
Participation rate 64.3 63.8 1.5 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 17.0 18.8 2.0 1.8 4.7 4.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 53.5 51.9 1.5 -1.6 -3.1 -3.1 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 43.2 42.8 3.0 -0.4 1.8 1.8 ... ... ...
Men, 25 years and over  
Population 256.8 256.9 ... 0.1 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.6 0.6
Labour force 170.2 172.5 1.3 2.3 -1.4 -1.4 1.4 -0.8 -0.8
Employment 152.5 153.7 1.4 1.2 -1.7 -1.7 0.8 -1.1 -1.1
Unemployment 17.7 18.9 1.4 1.2 0.3 0.3 6.8 1.6 1.6
Participation rate 66.3 67.1 0.5 0.8 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.4 11.0 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.4 59.8 0.5 0.4 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 6.4 6.8 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.4 ... ... ...
Women, 25 years and over  
Population 278.3 278.4 ... 0.1 1.4 1.4 0.0 0.5 0.5
Labour force 162.0 162.0 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1
Employment 151.9 151.6 1.3 -0.3 1.4 1.4 -0.2 0.9 0.9
Unemployment 10.2 10.5 1.1 0.3 -1.1 -1.1 2.9 -9.5 -9.5
Participation rate 58.2 58.2 0.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.5 0.7 0.2 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 54.6 54.5 0.5 -0.1 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 17.4 17.0 1.0 -0.4 -1.7 -1.7 ... ... ...
Industry 349.9 349.4 2.3 -0.5 -4.3 -4.3 -0.1 -1.2 -1.2
Goods-producing sector 72.6 70.6 1.9 -2.0 -7.3 -7.3 -2.8 -9.4 -9.4
Agriculture 4.1 3.6 0.5 -0.5 -0.3 -0.3 -12.2 -7.7 -7.7
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 2 12.1 10.7 0.8 -1.4 -2.0 -2.0 -11.6 -15.7 -15.7
Utilities 3.5 3.3 0.4 -0.2 -0.8 -0.8 -5.7 -19.5 -19.5
Construction 23.0 23.5 1.3 0.5 -5.6 -5.6 2.2 -19.2 -19.2
Manufacturing 30.0 29.5 1.2 -0.5 1.4 1.4 -1.7 5.0 5.0
Services-producing sector 277.3 278.9 2.3 1.6 3.1 3.1 0.6 1.1 1.1
Trade 54.2 53.0 1.6 -1.2 -6.1 -6.1 -2.2 -10.3 -10.3
Transportation and warehousing 16.4 19.0 0.9 2.6 2.4 2.4 15.9 14.5 14.5
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 14.1 14.4 0.8 0.3 -2.7 -2.7 2.1 -15.8 -15.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 19.1 17.9 0.9 -1.2 2.6 2.6 -6.3 17.0 17.0
Business, building and other support services 19.3 19.7 1.1 0.4 3.0 3.0 2.1 18.0 18.0
Educational services 29.3 27.5 1.2 -1.8 0.2 0.2 -6.1 0.7 0.7
Health care and social assistance 52.1 51.4 1.4 -0.7 2.0 2.0 -1.3 4.0 4.0
Information, culture and recreation 11.9 12.6 0.8 0.7 1.3 1.3 5.9 11.5 11.5
Accommodation and food services 20.7 20.3 1.2 -0.4 -3.0 -3.0 -1.9 -12.9 -12.9
Other services 15.7 17.4 0.9 1.7 2.0 2.0 10.8 13.0 13.0
Public administration 24.6 25.7 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.3 4.5 5.3 5.3
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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