Table 4-5
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Quebec

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Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Quebec
Table summary
This table displays the selected labour force characteristics for Quebec. 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 since 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 6,762.1 6,764.8 ... 2.7 50.8 50.8 0.0 0.8 0.8
Labour force 4,369.3 4,354.8 15.0 -14.5 -29.2 -29.2 -0.3 -0.7 -0.7
Employment 4,036.4 4,029.7 14.9 -6.7 -15.8 -15.8 -0.2 -0.4 -0.4
Employment full-time 3,213.3 3,230.2 19.8 16.9 -9.7 -9.7 0.5 -0.3 -0.3
Unemployment 332.9 325.1 12.9 -7.8 -13.5 -13.5 -2.3 -4.0 -4.0
Participation rate 64.6 64.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.9 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.6 7.5 0.3 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.7 59.6 0.2 -0.1 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 20.4 19.8 0.4 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 961.5 960.1 ... -1.4 -14.5 -14.5 -0.1 -1.5 -1.5
Labour force 650.1 647.2 8.5 -2.9 -1.1 -1.1 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2
Employment 564.1 559.0 8.0 -5.1 -5.6 -5.6 -0.9 -1.0 -1.0
Unemployment 86.0 88.2 7.2 2.2 4.5 4.5 2.6 5.4 5.4
Participation rate 67.6 67.4 0.9 -0.2 0.9 0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 13.2 13.6 1.0 0.4 0.7 0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.7 58.2 0.8 -0.5 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 55.8 54.8 1.6 -1.0 1.1 1.1 ... ... ...
Men, 25 years and over  
Population 2,857.7 2,859.7 ... 2.0 34.2 34.2 0.1 1.2 1.2
Labour force 1,966.4 1,966.5 8.3 0.1 -12.2 -12.2 0.0 -0.6 -0.6
Employment 1,822.3 1,832.9 8.9 10.6 1.9 1.9 0.6 0.1 0.1
Unemployment 144.1 133.5 7.7 -10.6 -14.2 -14.2 -7.4 -9.6 -9.6
Participation rate 68.8 68.8 0.3 0.0 -1.2 -1.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.3 6.8 0.4 -0.5 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.8 64.1 0.3 0.3 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 8.8 8.4 0.5 -0.4 -0.6 -0.6 ... ... ...
Women, 25 years and over  
Population 2,943.0 2,944.9 ... 1.9 31.0 31.0 0.1 1.1 1.1
Labour force 1,752.9 1,741.2 8.3 -11.7 -15.8 -15.8 -0.7 -0.9 -0.9
Employment 1,650.1 1,637.9 8.4 -12.2 -12.0 -12.0 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7
Unemployment 102.8 103.3 7.1 0.5 -3.8 -3.8 0.5 -3.5 -3.5
Participation rate 59.6 59.1 0.3 -0.5 -1.2 -1.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.9 5.9 0.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.1 55.6 0.3 -0.5 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 21.1 20.8 0.7 -0.4 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Industry 4,036.4 4,029.7 14.9 -6.7 -15.8 -15.8 -0.2 -0.4 -0.4
Goods-producing sector 864.0 877.0 13.0 13.0 17.5 17.5 1.5 2.0 2.0
Agriculture 51.2 56.5 3.5 5.3 3.8 3.8 10.4 7.2 7.2
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 2 36.0 33.3 2.4 -2.7 5.9 5.9 -7.5 21.5 21.5
Utilities 35.5 37.4 2.8 1.9 2.9 2.9 5.4 8.4 8.4
Construction 265.3 275.1 7.9 9.8 23.3 23.3 3.7 9.3 9.3
Manufacturing 475.9 474.8 10.2 -1.1 -18.4 -18.4 -0.2 -3.7 -3.7
Services-producing sector 3,172.5 3,152.7 17.3 -19.8 -33.2 -33.2 -0.6 -1.0 -1.0
Trade 642.6 637.0 12.3 -5.6 3.4 3.4 -0.9 0.5 0.5
Transportation and warehousing 181.4 185.2 6.9 3.8 -7.6 -7.6 2.1 -3.9 -3.9
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 216.0 203.8 7.6 -12.2 -25.4 -25.4 -5.6 -11.1 -11.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 283.8 279.8 9.3 -4.0 -29.5 -29.5 -1.4 -9.5 -9.5
Business, building and other support services 153.2 160.2 6.7 7.0 11.3 11.3 4.6 7.6 7.6
Educational services 281.7 281.8 8.3 0.1 -6.2 -6.2 0.0 -2.2 -2.2
Health care and social assistance 552.7 553.9 10.9 1.2 -8.8 -8.8 0.2 -1.6 -1.6
Information, culture and recreation 184.4 180.8 7.8 -3.6 -9.7 -9.7 -2.0 -5.1 -5.1
Accommodation and food services 278.9 270.8 8.8 -8.1 19.7 19.7 -2.9 7.8 7.8
Other services 159.7 155.4 7.0 -4.3 -13.2 -13.2 -2.7 -7.8 -7.8
Public administration 238.0 244.1 6.3 6.1 32.8 32.8 2.6 15.5 15.5
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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