Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, June 2012

|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 07/06/2012

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, June 2011 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

264.8

230.4

34.5

13.0

up 1.0

12.4

Prince Edward Island

82.0

72.7

9.3

11.3

unchanged

12.2

Nova Scotia

501.2

453.0

48.2

9.6

up 0.4

8.5

New Brunswick

391.8

354.8

37.1

9.5

up 0.1

9.6

Quebec

4,316.7

3,985.5

331.2

7.7

down 0.1

7.9

Ontario

7,346.8

6,782.0

564.8

7.7

down 0.1

7.7

Manitoba

662.9

628.3

34.5

5.2

up 0.1

5.5

Saskatchewan

564.1

536.6

27.5

4.9

up 0.4

4.8

Alberta

2,248.1

2,144.2

103.9

4.6

up 0.1

5.5

British Columbia

2,485.8

2,322.2

163.6

6.6

down 0.8

7.2

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,859.7

2,436.9

422.8

14.8

up 0.5

14.3

25 to 54

12,579.9

11,850.5

729.3

5.8

down 0.3

6.1

25+, men

8,480.2

7,962.7

517.5

6.1

down 0.1

6.4

25+, women

7,524.4

7,110.1

414.2

5.5

down 0.4

5.9

Total

18,864.2

17,509.7

1,354.5

7.2

down 0.1

7.4

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2012

2011

Region

2012

2011

Avalon Peninsula

8.6

7.8

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

7.4

6.7

Halifax

6.8

6.2

London

7.9

8.7

Capitale-Nationale

5.8

6.3

Windsor/Sarnia

8.6

8.9

Montérégie

6.2

6.7

Northeast Ontario

6.2

8.7

Montréal

10.5

9.1

Winnipeg

5.4

5.6

Laval

7.3

6.0

Regina/Moose Mountain

3.6

4.7

Lanaudière

7.2

8.8

Saskatoon/Biggar

5.3

5.1

Laurentides

6.3

8.2

Calgary

4.8

5.7

Ottawa

6.1

6.3

Edmonton

4.4

5.4

Kingston/Pembroke

6.9

7.7

Vancouver Island and Coast

5.8

7.7

Toronto

9.0

8.6

Lower Mainland/Southwest

6.6

7.3

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

6.6

7.1

Thompson/Okanagan

7.2

8.1

Source: Statistics Canada, July 6, 2012

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