Table 4-7
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Manitoba

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Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Manitoba
Table summary
This table displays selected labour force characteristics for Manitoba. The data in this table is seasonally adjusted. The row headers provide information on 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, except rates), the standard error, as well as the change (in thousands and in percent) from last month, from last December and from twelve months ago.
  December 2015 January  2016 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 991.9 992.8 ... 0.9 0.9 10.3 0.1 0.1 1.0
Labour force 674.2 669.5 2.5 -4.7 -4.7 -6.2 -0.7 -0.7 -0.9
Employment 634.0 628.7 2.6 -5.3 -5.3 -6.6 -0.8 -0.8 -1.0
Employment full-time 506.5 507.6 3.8 1.1 1.1 -11.1 0.2 0.2 -2.1
Unemployment 40.1 40.8 2.1 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.7 1.7 1.2
Participation rate 68.0 67.4 0.3 -0.6 -0.6 -1.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.9 6.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.9 63.3 0.3 -0.6 -0.6 -1.4 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 20.1 19.3 0.5 -0.9 -0.9 0.9 ... ... ...
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 162.9 162.9 ... 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.2
Labour force 106.9 106.7 1.5 -0.2 -0.2 -6.0 -0.2 -0.2 -5.3
Employment 93.3 92.9 1.4 -0.4 -0.4 -6.6 -0.4 -0.4 -6.6
Unemployment 13.6 13.8 1.3 0.2 0.2 0.6 1.5 1.5 4.5
Participation rate 65.6 65.5 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 -3.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 12.7 12.9 1.2 0.2 0.2 1.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.3 57.0 0.9 -0.3 -0.3 -3.9 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 46.5 44.5 1.9 -2.1 -2.1 2.6 ... ... ...
Men, 25 years and over  
Population 406.5 406.8 ... 0.3 0.3 5.3 0.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 300.6 300.6 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.5
Employment 286.7 285.9 1.4 -0.8 -0.8 0.5 -0.3 -0.3 0.2
Unemployment 13.9 14.7 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.9 5.8 5.8 6.5
Participation rate 73.9 73.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.6 4.9 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 70.5 70.3 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.8 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 7.7 7.3 0.6 -0.4 -0.4 -0.2 ... ... ...
Women, 25 years and over  
Population 422.6 423.1 ... 0.5 0.5 5.4 0.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 266.7 262.2 1.5 -4.5 -4.5 -1.6 -1.7 -1.7 -0.6
Employment 254.0 249.9 1.5 -4.1 -4.1 -0.6 -1.6 -1.6 -0.2
Unemployment 12.7 12.3 1.1 -0.4 -0.4 -1.0 -3.1 -3.1 -7.5
Participation rate 63.1 62.0 0.4 -1.1 -1.1 -1.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.8 4.7 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.1 59.1 0.4 -1.0 -1.0 -0.9 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 24.5 23.6 0.9 -0.9 -0.9 2.3 ... ... ...
Industry 634.0 628.7 2.6 -5.3 -5.3 -6.6 -0.8 -0.8 -1.0
Goods-producing sector 150.0 150.4 1.6 0.4 0.4 1.7 0.3 0.3 1.1
Agriculture 24.6 23.4 0.9 -1.2 -1.2 0.1 -4.9 -4.9 0.4
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 2 6.2 6.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 -0.2 1.6 1.6 -3.1
Utilities 8.7 9.3 0.3 0.6 0.6 1.6 6.9 6.9 20.8
Construction 46.2 46.6 1.0 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.9 0.9 2.2
Manufacturing 64.4 64.8 0.9 0.4 0.4 -0.8 0.6 0.6 -1.2
Services-producing sector 484.0 478.2 2.5 -5.8 -5.8 -8.5 -1.2 -1.2 -1.7
Wholesale and retail trade 89.3 87.9 1.2 -1.4 -1.4 -6.9 -1.6 -1.6 -7.3
Transportation and warehousing 36.6 35.8 0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -2.5 -2.2 -2.2 -6.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 32.0 31.3 0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -2.8 -2.2 -2.2 -8.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 25.7 25.8 0.7 0.1 0.1 3.0 0.4 0.4 13.2
Business, building and other support services 19.7 19.2 0.8 -0.5 -0.5 2.4 -2.5 -2.5 14.3
Educational services 52.3 51.1 1.0 -1.2 -1.2 -0.7 -2.3 -2.3 -1.4
Health care and social assistance 102.1 101.4 1.2 -0.7 -0.7 -0.4 -0.7 -0.7 -0.4
Information, culture and recreation 22.4 22.6 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.9 0.9 0.0
Accommodation and food services 41.4 39.9 1.0 -1.5 -1.5 -0.3 -3.6 -3.6 -0.7
Other services (except public administration) 28.8 30.0 0.7 1.2 1.2 0.7 4.2 4.2 2.4
Public administration 33.8 33.2 0.7 -0.6 -0.6 -0.9 -1.8 -1.8 -2.6
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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