Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, April 2011

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Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, April 2011

 

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, April 2010 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

260.7

231.7

29.0

11.1

down 1.3

15.0

Prince Edward Island

80.5

71.5

9.0

11.2

unchanged

9.2

Nova Scotia

492.7

447.6

45.1

9.2

up 0.2

8.6

New Brunswick

391.9

352.8

39.1

10.0

up 0.4

8.5

Québec

4,290.4

3,956.0

334.4

7.8

up 0.1

7.9

Ontario

7,326.4

6,745.6

580.8

7.9

down 0.2

8.7

Manitoba

658.1

624.0

34.1

5.2

down 0.3

5.0

Saskatchewan

552.0

524.3

27.7

5.0

down 0.2

5.2

Alberta

2,190.4

2,060.1

130.3

5.9

up 0.2

7.6

British Columbia

2,467.6

2,272.9

194.7

7.9

down 0.2

7.4

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,878.2

2,467.3

411.0

14.3

down 0.1

15.1

25 to 54

12,547.7

11,757.5

790.3

6.3

down 0.1

6.9

25+, men

8,383.0

7,832.6

550.4

6.6

down 0.1

7.2

25+, women

7,449.3

6,986.6

462.7

6.2

unchanged

6.3

Total

18,710.5

17,286.4

1,424.1

7.6

down 0.1

8.1

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2011

2010

Region

2011

2010

Avalon Peninsula

8.2

13.0

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

7.5

9.3

Halifax

6.6

6.0

London

8.3

8.8

Capitale-Nationale

8.2

5.4

Windsor/Sarnia

10.0

11.1

Montérégie

7.6

9.1

Northeast Ontario

8.7

10.3

Montréal

9.5

10.3

Winnipeg

5.9

5.8

Laval

7.5

8.8

Regina/Moose Mountain

5.3

4.6

Lanaudière

9.5

8.3

Saskatoon/Biggar

5.7

4.9

Laurentides

8.8

8.8

Calgary

6.0

7.6

Ottawa

6.5

7.0

Edmonton

6.1

7.8

Kingston/Pembroke

8.0

9.1

Vancouver Island and Coast

8.5

6.6

Toronto

8.4

9.3

Lower Mainland/Southwest

8.4

7.8

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

8.2

9.3

Thompson/Okanagan

8.8

9.1

Source: Statistics Canada, May 6, 2011

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