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 selected labour force characteristics for Saskatchewan. 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 865.0 865.2 ... 0.2 0.2 7.4 0.0 0.0 0.9
Labour force 608.6 607.0 2.6 -1.6 -1.6 13.2 -0.3 -0.3 2.2
Employment 575.1 573.3 2.7 -1.8 -1.8 6.4 -0.3 -0.3 1.1
Employment full-time 478.9 472.9 3.8 -6.0 -6.0 5.1 -1.3 -1.3 1.1
Unemployment 33.6 33.7 2.1 0.1 0.1 6.8 0.3 0.3 25.3
Participation rate 70.4 70.2 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.5 5.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 1.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.5 66.3 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 16.7 17.5 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.0 ... ... ...
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 135.7 135.4 ... -0.3 -0.3 -2.4 -0.2 -0.2 -1.7
Labour force 92.0 92.4 1.5 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.4 1.1
Employment 82.7 82.6 1.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -0.7
Unemployment 9.3 9.9 1.2 0.6 0.6 1.8 6.5 6.5 22.2
Participation rate 67.8 68.2 1.1 0.4 0.4 1.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.1 10.7 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.9 61.0 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.6 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 34.2 35.7 2.0 1.5 1.5 -0.8 ... ... ...
Men, 25 years and over  
Population 365.2 365.3 ... 0.1 0.1 5.2 0.0 0.0 1.4
Labour force 282.8 281.1 1.4 -1.7 -1.7 8.1 -0.6 -0.6 3.0
Employment 267.8 267.1 1.6 -0.7 -0.7 4.6 -0.3 -0.3 1.8
Unemployment 15.0 14.0 1.2 -1.0 -1.0 3.6 -6.7 -6.7 34.6
Participation rate 77.4 77.0 0.4 -0.4 -0.4 1.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 5.0 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 1.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 73.3 73.1 0.4 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 6.8 7.5 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.3 ... ... ...
Women, 25 years and over  
Population 364.2 364.5 ... 0.3 0.3 4.7 0.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 233.9 233.5 1.5 -0.4 -0.4 4.1 -0.2 -0.2 1.8
Employment 224.6 223.7 1.5 -0.9 -0.9 2.6 -0.4 -0.4 1.2
Unemployment 9.3 9.8 1.1 0.5 0.5 1.5 5.4 5.4 18.1
Participation rate 64.2 64.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.0 4.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.7 61.4 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1 ... ... ...
Part-time rate 22.1 22.8 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.3 ... ... ...
Industry 575.1 573.3 2.7 -1.8 -1.8 6.4 -0.3 -0.3 1.1
Goods-producing sector 157.1 154.9 1.9 -2.2 -2.2 -3.6 -1.4 -1.4 -2.3
Agriculture 42.1 41.5 1.2 -0.6 -0.6 0.0 -1.4 -1.4 0.0
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 2 26.3 25.7 0.8 -0.6 -0.6 -1.9 -2.3 -2.3 -6.9
Utilities 6.3 6.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 3.2 3.2 0.0
Construction 55.8 54.7 1.3 -1.1 -1.1 -1.8 -2.0 -2.0 -3.2
Manufacturing 26.6 26.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 -0.4 0.0
Services-producing sector 418.0 418.4 2.4 0.4 0.4 10.0 0.1 0.1 2.4
Wholesale and retail trade 85.4 85.2 1.4 -0.2 -0.2 3.3 -0.2 -0.2 4.0
Transportation and warehousing 30.0 27.7 0.8 -2.3 -2.3 -0.3 -7.7 -7.7 -1.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 31.1 31.0 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 26.8 27.1 0.7 0.3 0.3 2.2 1.1 1.1 8.8
Business, building and other support services 13.9 14.1 0.8 0.2 0.2 -0.5 1.4 1.4 -3.4
Educational services 41.5 40.7 1.1 -0.8 -0.8 -4.1 -1.9 -1.9 -9.2
Health care and social assistance 78.8 79.6 1.1 0.8 0.8 5.1 1.0 1.0 6.8
Information, culture and recreation 20.6 21.7 0.7 1.1 1.1 5.1 5.3 5.3 30.7
Accommodation and food services 38.2 38.3 1.1 0.1 0.1 1.9 0.3 0.3 5.2
Other services (except public administration) 24.0 25.0 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.1 4.2 4.2 0.4
Public administration 27.5 28.0 0.7 0.5 0.5 -3.0 1.8 1.8 -9.7
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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