Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, May 2011

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Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, May 2011

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, May 2010 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

259.8

229.0

30.9

11.9

up 0.8

13.7

Prince Edward Island

81.0

71.5

9.6

11.9

up 0.7

10.8

Nova Scotia

493.4

449.0

44.3

9.0

down 0.2

8.7

New Brunswick

388.2

351.4

36.8

9.5

down 0.5

9.0

Quebec

4,292.8

3,980.8

312.0

7.3

down 0.5

8.0

Ontario

7,303.6

6,729.5

574.1

7.9

unchanged

8.8

Manitoba

658.9

624.0

34.9

5.3

up 0.1

5.9

Saskatchewan

554.7

526.8

27.9

5.0

unchanged

5.0

Alberta

2,186.0

2,068.6

117.3

5.4

down 0.5

6.7

British Columbia

2,464.4

2,278.1

186.3

7.6

down 0.3

7.6

All Canada











Age 15 to 24

2,876.2

2,477.6

398.6

13.9

down 0.4

15.1

25 to 54

12,531.6

11,765.4

766.2

6.1

down 0.2

7.0

25+, men

8,385.3

7,856.8

528.5

6.3

down 0.3

7.5

25+, women

7,421.2

6,974.2

447.0

6.0

down 0.2

6.0

Total

18,682.7

17,308.7

1,374.1

7.4

down 0.2

8.1

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2011

2010

Region

2011

2010

Avalon Peninsula

8.1

12.4

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

7.1

9.0

Halifax

6.4

5.9

London

8.5

8.8

Capitale-Nationale

7.8

5.8

Windsor/Sarnia

9.6

11.1

Montérégie

6.9

8.5

Northeast Ontario

9.2

10.3

Montréal

9.1

10.3

Winnipeg

5.7

6.0

Laval

6.8

7.1

Regina/Moose Mountain

5.0

4.5

Lanaudière

9.8

7.2

Saskatoon/Biggar

5.7

5.4

Laurentides

8.5

8.7

Calgary

5.9

7.7

Ottawa

6.5

7.1

Edmonton

5.7

7.6

Kingston/Pembroke

8.1

9.4

Vancouver Island and Coast

8.1

5.8

Toronto

8.8

9.6

Lower Mainland/Southwest

7.7

7.9

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

7.9

8.9

Thompson/Okanagan

8.4

9.1

Source: Statistics Canada, June 10, 2011

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