Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, September 2011

|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 10/11/2011

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, September 2010 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

254.6

220.2

34.4

13.5

down 0.2

13.6

Prince Edward Island

82.6

73.3

9.4

11.4

unchanged

13.4

Nova Scotia

494.9

453.3

41.6

8.4

down 0.5

9.1

New Brunswick

387.4

352.9

34.5

8.9

down 0.3

9.8

Quebec

4,283.0

3,972.2

310.8

7.3

down 0.3

7.8

Ontario

7,312.2

6,757.3

554.9

7.6

up 0.1

8.7

Manitoba

661.4

624.7

36.7

5.5

up 0.1

5.3

Saskatchewan

553.0

527.8

25.2

4.6

up 0.1

5.6

Alberta

2,238.6

2,118.2

120.3

5.4

down 0.2

6.2

British Columbia

2,466.0

2,299.7

166.3

6.7

down 0.8

7.6

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Age 15 to 24

2,901.6

2,494.1

407.5

14.0

unchanged

14.8

25 to 54

12,566.4

11,826.5

739.9

5.9

down 0.1

6.8

25+, men

8,391.5

7,879.5

512.0

6.1

down 0.2

7.0

25+, women

7,440.6

7,025.9

414.7

5.6

down 0.2

6.4

Total

18,733.7

17,399.6

1,334.2

7.1

down 0.2

8.0

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2011

2010

Region

2011

2010

Avalon Peninsula

9.4

10.2

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

7.4

8.1

Halifax

6.6

6.7

London

9.1

9.1

Capitale-Nationale

4.2

4.1

Windsor/Sarnia

8.9

10.7

Montérégie

6.6

7.6

Northeast Ontario

8.4

9.7

Montréal

9.5

9.9

Winnipeg

6.8

6.5

Laval

7.0

8.3

Regina/Moose Mountain

4.2

4.6

Lanaudière

6.1

5.9

Saskatoon/Biggar

5.7

5.2

Laurentides

7.7

7.5

Calgary

6.1

6.9

Ottawa

6.3

7.8

Edmonton

5.8

6.8

Kingston/Pembroke

7.6

7.6

Vancouver Island and Coast

7.6

6.3

Toronto

8.6

10.1

Lower Mainland/Southwest

7.2

7.7

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

7.1

8.0

Thompson/Okanagan

7.3

8.7

Source: Statistics Canada, Oct. 8, 2011

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