Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, May 2016

|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 07/18/2016

6.6

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change in Unemployment Rate from Previous Month

Newfoundland and Labrador

270.4

238.8

31.6

11.7

down 0.8 percentage points

Prince Edward Island

80.1

71.8

8.3

10.4

down 1.1

Nova Scotia

486.4

446.1

40.3

8.3

same

New Brunswick

386.7

348.4

38.3

9.9


up 0.3

Quebec

4,435.4

4,122.0

313.3

7.1

down 0.4

Ontario

7,500.5

7,006.9

493.6

down 0.4

Manitoba

675.7

636.1

39.6

5.9

down 0.2

Saskatchewan

605.0

568.9

36.1

6.0

down 0.3

Alberta

2,443.0

2,251.5

191.4

7.8

up 0.6

British Columbia

2,518.5

2,364.6

153.9

6.1

up 0.3

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,773.4

2,404.9

368.5

13.3

down 0.2

25 to 54

12,675.4

11,919.0

756.4

6.0

down 0.1

55+

3,952.9

3,731.3

221.6

5.6

down 0.6

25+, men

8,798.4

8,239.5

558.9

6.4

down 0.2

25+, women

7,829.9

7,410.8

419.1

5.4

down 0.1

Total

19,401.7

18,055.2

1,3846.5

6.9

down 0.2

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2015

2016

Region

2015

2016

Avalon Peninsula

9.5

10.9

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

6.0

6.5

Halifax

6.9

7.4

London

6.3

6.9

Capitale-Nationale

5.8

4.8

Windsor/Sarnia

9.6

7.3

Montérégie

6.1

7.1

Northeast Ontario

8.1

8.5

Montréal

10.4

10.7

Winnipeg

6.1

6.4

Laval

6.0

7.5

Regina/Moose Mountain

4.6

6.0

Lanaudière

9.1

7.2

Saskatoon/Biggar

5.2

7.1

Laurentides

8.2

7.1

Calgary

5.7

8.6

Ottawa

6.6

7.3

Edmonton

6.4

7.5

Kingston/Pembroke

8.7

7.7

Vancouver Island and Coast

6.4

6.6

Toronto

7.1

7.2

Lower Mainland/Southwest

6.2

6.0

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

6.3

6.0

Thompson/Okanagan

7.4

8.6

Source: Statistics Canada

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