Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, August 2011

|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 09/09/2011

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, August 2010 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

257.4

222.0

35.3

13.7

up 1.8

14.0

Prince Edward Island

81.3

72.0

9.3

11.4

down 0.2

11.6

Nova Scotia

499.9

455.5

44.4

8.9

down 0.6

9.7

New Brunswick

385.7

350.2

35.5

9.2

down 0.9

9.7

Quebec

4,295.9

3,970.0

325.8

7.6

up 0.4

8.1

Ontario

7,292.5

6,744.6

547.9

7.5

unchanged

8.8

Manitoba

658.1

622.8

35.3

5.4

down 0.3

5.6

Saskatchewan

548.5

523.8

24.8

4.5

down 0.4

4.8

Alberta

2,235.1

2,109.6

125.5

5.6

up 0.1

6.5

British Columbia

2,452.2

2,268.1

184.1

7.5

up 0.2

7.4

All Canada











Age 15 to 24

2,882.3

2,478.8

403.6

14.0

down 0.1

14.7

25 to 54

12,556.1

11,801.6

754.5

6.0

unchanged

6.9

25+, men

8,386.1

7,856.2

529.9

6.3

up 0.2

7.4

25+, women

7,438.1

7,003.7

434.3

5.8

unchanged

6.4

Total

18,706.6

17,338.7

1,367.9

7.3

up 0.1

8.1

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2011

2010

Region

2011

2010

Avalon Peninsula

8.9

10.4

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

7.4

7.9

Halifax

6.5

6.4

London

9.3

8.7

Capitale-Nationale

4.6

4.6

Windsor/Sarnia

8.5

11.3

Montérégie

7.0

7.4

Northeast Ontario

8.4

9.6

Montréal

10.0

9.8

Winnipeg

6.6

6.6

Laval

6.5

8.3

Regina/Moose Mountain

4.6

4.5

Lanaudière

6.6

5.8

Saskatoon/Biggar

5.3

5.5

Laurentides

7.8

7.3

Calgary

6.1

6.9

Ottawa

6.2

7.6

Edmonton

5.7

7.1

Kingston/Pembroke

8.1

7.9

Vancouver Island and Coast

7.8

6.4

Toronto

8.9

10.1

Lower Mainland/Southwest

7.5

7.9

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

6.9

7.9

Thompson/Okanagan

6.9

8.1

Source: Statistics Canada, Sept. 8, 2011

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