Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, December 2011

|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 01/07/2012

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, December 2010 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

260.5

227.2

33.3

12.8

down 0.4

14.0

Prince Edward Island

82.8

73.4

9.4

11.4

up 0.3

11.8

Nova Scotia

497.0

458.1

38.8

7.8

down 0.8

10.4

New Brunswick

390.7

354.1

36.6

9.4

down 0.4

9.4

Quebec

4,272.8

3,902.7

370.1

8.7

up 0.7

7.5

Ontario

7,315.8

6,750.9

564.9

7.7

down 0.2

8.1

Manitoba

662.3

626.3

36.0

5.4

down 0.1

5.2

Saskatchewan

556.9

527.8

29.2

5.2

up 0.1

5.5

Alberta

2,241.1

2,131.0

110.1

4.9

down 0.1

5.5

British Columbia

2,465.5

2,293.0

172.5

7.0

unchanged

7.6

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,845.6

2,444.9

400.6

14.1

unchanged

13.8

25 to 54

12,566.6

11,787.1

779.4

6.2

down 0.1

6.5

25+, men

8,420.6

7,865.6

554.9

6.6

up 0.2

6.7

25+, women

7,479.2

7,033.9

445.3

6.0

down 0.1

6.2

Total

18,745.3

17,344.5

1,400.8

7.5

up 0.1

7.6

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2011

2010

Region

2011

2010

Avalon Peninsula

9.6

8.7

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

6.5

7.5

Halifax

4.7

6.2

London

8.2

7.6

Capitale-Nationale

5.0

5.2

Windsor/Sarnia

8.2

9.3

Montérégie

7.1

7.0

Northeast Ontario

5.8

6.4

Montréal

10.5

9.1

Winnipeg

5.4

5.2

Laval

8.1

8.0

Regina/Moose Mountain

3.1

3.6

Lanaudière

7.7

7.9

Saskatoon/Biggar

4.5

4.7

Laurentides

7.7

7.7

Calgary

4.9

5.9

Ottawa

5.9

6.3

Edmonton

4.6

5.4

Kingston/Pembroke

6.0

6.6

Vancouver Island and Coast

6.3

5.9

Toronto

7.8

7.6

Lower Mainland/Southwest

6.3

7.0

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

6.3

7.1

Thompson/Okanagan

6.6

8.0

Source: Statistics Canada, Jan. 6, 2012

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