Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, January 2011

|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 02/04/2011

 

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, January 2010 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

259.9

227.8

32.1

12.4

down 1.6

14.9

Prince Edward Island

79.6

70.6

9.0

11.3

down 0.5

9.9

Nova Scotia

501.3

453.8

47.5

9.5

down 0.9

9.7

New Brunswick

388.4

353.1

35.3

9.1

down 0.3

9.1

Québec

4,296.2

3,956.8

339.4

7.9

up 0.4

8.1

Ontario

7,290.1

6,695.9

594.1

8.1

unchanged

9.1

Manitoba

657.1

624.6

32.6

5.0

down 0.2

5.5

Saskatchewan

556.4

526.5

29.9

5.4

down 0.1

4.7

Alberta

2,183.1

2,053.8

129.3

5.9

up 0.4

6.6

British Columbia

2,452.0

2,251.6

200.4

8.2

up 0.6

8.1

All Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age 15 to 24

2,875.2

2,460.3

414.9

14.4

up 0.6

15.2

25 to 54

12,546.4

11,724.1

822.3

6.6

up 0.1

7.1

25+, men

8,352.3

7,791.2

561.0

6.7

unchanged

7.8

25+, women

7,436.7

6,963.0

473.7

6.4

up 0.2

6.1

Total

18,664.2

17,214.5

1,449.6

7.8

up 0.2

8.3

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2011

2010

Region

2011

2010

Avalon Peninsula

9.2

11.8

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

7.9

9.6

Halifax

6.3

6.1

London

7.8

8.3

Chaudière/Appalaches

4.4

5.2

Windsor/Sarnia

9.0

10.8

Montérégie

7.0

7.3

Northeast Ontario

6.4

9.1

Montréal

9.5

10.5

Winnipeg

5.3

5.7

Laval

7.8

8.0

Regina/Moose Mountain

3.6

4.1

Lanaudière

7.6

8.7

Saskatoon/Biggar

4.9

4.3

Laurentides

8.7

7.9

Calgary

5.9

7.3

Ottawa

6.5

6.2

Edmonton

5.7

6.7

Kingston/Pembroke

6.6

8.8

Vancouver Island and Coast

6.9

8.3

Toronto

7.7

8.9

Lower Mainland/Southwest

7.3

7.5

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

7.3

8.5

Thompson/Okanagan

9.0

8.7

Source: Statistics Canada, February 4, 2011

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