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Dec 7, 2012

Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, November 2012

    
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Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, November 2011 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

266.3

233.0

33.2

12.5

up 0.6

13.3

Prince Edward Island

82.5

73.1

9.4

11.4

down 0.3

11.2

Nova Scotia

498.4

454.8

43.7

8.8

down 0.4

8.6

New Brunswick

393.4

349.4

44.0

11.2

down 0.4

9.8

Quebec

4,372.1

4,038.2

333.9

7.6

down 0.1

8.0

Ontario

7,403.0

6,820.9

582.1

7.9

down 0.4

7.9

Manitoba

668.3

633.2

35.1

5.3

down 0.3

5.5

Saskatchewan

565.7

540.4

25.3

4.5

down 0.2

5.1

Alberta

2,266.5

2,171.1

95.4

4.2

down 0.3

5.0

British Columbia

2,480.2

2,312.7

167.5

6.8

up 0.1

7.1

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,833.2

2,435.2

397.9

14.0

down 0.7

14.1

25 to 54

12,664.9

11,916.6

748.3

5.9

down 0.1

6.3

55+

3,498.5

3,275.0

223.5

6.4

down 0.2

6.2

25+, men

8,555.6

8,011.9

543.7

6.4

down 0.2

6.4

25+, women

7,607.7

7,179.7

428.0

5.6

down 0.1

6.1

Total

18,996.5

17,626.8

1,369.7

7.2

down 0.2

7.5

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2012

2011

Region

2012

2011

Avalon Peninsula

7.9

9.6

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

6.5

6.4

Halifax

5.0

5.1

London

7.6

8.5

Capitale-Nationale

4.5

4.4

Windsor/Sarnia

7.9

8.2

Montérégie

5.9

6.6

Northeast Ontario

7.7

6.5

Montréal

9.7

9.6

Winnipeg

5.2

5.7

Laval

7.4

7.0

Regina/Moose Mountain

3.2

3.0

Lanaudière

6.9

6.3

Saskatoon/Biggar

4.4

4.8

Laurentides

6.3

7.4

Calgary

4.4

4.9

Ottawa

6.3

6.0

Edmonton

3.9

5.3

Kingston/Pembroke

8.5

6.3

Vancouver Island and Coast

5.4

6.4

Toronto

8.1

8.1

Lower Mainland/Southwest

6.6

6.2

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

5.8

6.5

Thompson/Okanagan

5.7

6.9

Source: Statistics Canada, Dec. 7, 2012

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