Table 4-8
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Saskatchewan

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Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Saskatchewan
Table summary
This table displays the selected labour force characteristics for Saskatchewan. 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 846.8 847.8 ... 1.0 13.6 13.6 0.1 1.6 1.6
Labour force 592.5 594.0 2.5 1.5 13.6 13.6 0.3 2.3 2.3
Employment 572.1 572.8 2.6 0.7 14.8 14.8 0.1 2.7 2.7
Employment full-time 472.1 475.3 3.5 3.2 17.8 17.8 0.7 3.9 3.9
Unemployment 20.4 21.2 1.8 0.8 -1.2 -1.2 3.9 -5.4 -5.4
Participation rate 70.0 70.1 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 3.4 3.6 0.3 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 67.6 67.6 0.3 0.0 0.7 0.7 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 17.5 17.0 0.6 -0.4 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 135.9 135.8 ... -0.1 -1.0 -1.0 -0.1 -0.7 -0.7
Labour force 91.6 91.7 1.4 0.1 -0.6 -0.6 0.1 -0.7 -0.7
Employment 85.2 85.5 1.4 0.3 -0.8 -0.8 0.4 -0.9 -0.9
Unemployment 6.4 6.2 1.1 -0.2 0.2 0.2 -3.1 3.3 3.3
Participation rate 67.4 67.5 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.0 6.8 1.1 -0.2 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.7 63.0 1.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 38.8 38.8 1.9 0.0 -0.8 -0.8 ... ... ...
Men, 25 years and over  
Population 353.2 353.7 ... 0.5 8.3 8.3 0.1 2.4 2.4
Labour force 270.2 272.1 1.3 1.9 5.9 5.9 0.7 2.2 2.2
Employment 263.3 263.7 1.4 0.4 5.4 5.4 0.2 2.1 2.1
Unemployment 6.9 8.3 1.0 1.4 0.3 0.3 20.3 3.8 3.8
Participation rate 76.5 76.9 0.4 0.4 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 2.6 3.1 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 74.5 74.6 0.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 6.6 6.7 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.2 ... ... ...
Women, 25 years and over  
Population 357.7 358.3 ... 0.6 6.2 6.2 0.2 1.8 1.8
Labour force 230.7 230.2 1.5 -0.5 8.4 8.4 -0.2 3.8 3.8
Employment 223.6 223.5 1.5 -0.1 10.0 10.0 0.0 4.7 4.7
Unemployment 7.1 6.7 1.0 -0.4 -1.7 -1.7 -5.6 -20.2 -20.2
Participation rate 64.5 64.2 0.4 -0.3 1.2 1.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 3.1 2.9 0.4 -0.2 -0.9 -0.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.5 62.4 0.4 -0.1 1.8 1.8 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 22.1 20.9 1.0 -1.2 -2.3 -2.3 ... ... ...
Industry 572.1 572.8 2.6 0.7 14.8 14.8 0.1 2.7 2.7
Goods-producing sector 159.6 156.8 2.6 -2.8 4.1 4.1 -1.8 2.7 2.7
Agriculture 43.7 43.9 1.7 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.5 -0.7 -0.7
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 2 28.9 28.6 1.2 -0.3 5.7 5.7 -1.0 24.9 24.9
Utilities 6.2 6.4 0.5 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 3.2 -4.5 -4.5
Construction 52.1 49.4 1.8 -2.7 0.7 0.7 -5.2 1.4 1.4
Manufacturing 28.7 28.5 1.3 -0.2 -1.7 -1.7 -0.7 -5.6 -5.6
Services-producing sector 412.5 416.0 3.2 3.5 10.7 10.7 0.8 2.6 2.6
Trade 86.3 88.1 2.1 1.8 5.4 5.4 2.1 6.5 6.5
Transportation and warehousing 25.3 24.9 1.2 -0.4 -4.7 -4.7 -1.6 -15.9 -15.9
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 33.5 33.6 1.3 0.1 4.0 4.0 0.3 13.5 13.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 27.8 26.4 1.3 -1.4 -3.5 -3.5 -5.0 -11.7 -11.7
Business, building and other support services 15.6 15.7 1.0 0.1 2.2 2.2 0.6 16.3 16.3
Educational services 44.6 46.3 1.4 1.7 1.0 1.0 3.8 2.2 2.2
Health care and social assistance 70.6 73.0 1.7 2.4 1.9 1.9 3.4 2.7 2.7
Information, culture and recreation 16.2 16.9 1.1 0.7 -3.8 -3.8 4.3 -18.4 -18.4
Accommodation and food services 34.6 33.9 1.6 -0.7 2.6 2.6 -2.0 8.3 8.3
Other services 25.9 25.0 1.2 -0.9 2.3 2.3 -3.5 10.1 10.1
Public administration 32.0 32.1 1.2 0.1 3.3 3.3 0.3 11.5 11.5
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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