Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, March 2011

|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 04/08/2011

Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, March 2010 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

260.7

228.6

32.2

12.4

down 0.4

15.4

Prince Edward Island

80.6

71.6

9.0

11.2

down 0.5

10.5

Nova Scotia

498.1

453.1

45.0

9.0

down 0.5

9.0

New Brunswick

391.5

354.0

37.6

9.6

down 0.2

8.6

Québec

4,281.7

3,950.1

331.5

7.7

unchanged

7.9

Ontario

7,280.5

6,690.8

589.8

8.1

up 0.1

8.8

Manitoba

664.1

627.3

36.8

5.5

up 0.2

5.3

Saskatchewan

553.3

524.4

29.0

5.2

down 0.5

5.2

Alberta

2,188.5

2,064.3

124.2

5.7

unchanged

7.4

British Columbia

2,464.0

2,264.0

200.0

8.1

down 0.7

8.0

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,873.5

2,459.2

414.3

14.4

up 0.1

15.5

25 to 54

12,549.3

11,743.8

805.5

6.4

down 0.1

6.9

25+, men

8,377.8

7,815.5

562.3

6.7

down 0.1

7.4

25+, women

7,411.8

6,953.4

458.4

6.2

down 0.1

6.1

Total

18,663.1

17,228.1

1,435.0

7.7

down 0.1

8.2

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2011

2010

Region

2011

2010

Avalon Peninsula

9.0

12.6

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

8.1

9.7

Halifax

6.7

6.4

London

8.2

9.3

Capitale-Nationale

8.0

5.6

Windsor/Sarnia

9.7

11.6

Montérégie

7.7

8.7

Northeast Ontario

8.2

10.3

Montréal

9.8

10.3

Winnipeg

5.9

5.9

Laval

7.2

9.3

Regina/Moose Mountain

5.2

4.8

Lanaudière

8.3

9.0

Saskatoon/Biggar

5.5

4.4

Laurentides

8.9

8.2

Calgary

6.1

7.4

Ottawa

6.6

6.7

Edmonton

6.0

7.4

Kingston/Pembroke

7.9

9.5

Vancouver Island and Coast

9.1

7.5

Toronto

8.4

9.2

Lower Mainland/Southwest

8.5

7.9

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

8.3

9.7

Thompson/Okanagan

9.3

9.3

Source: Statistics Canada, April 8, 2011

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