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Jan 4, 2013

Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, December 2012

    
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Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, December 2011 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

266.4

235.7

30.6

11.5

down 1.0

12.7

Prince Edward Island

83.6

74.4

9.2

11.0

down 0.4

11.2

Nova Scotia

495.8

449.8

46.1

9.3

up 0.5

7.8

New Brunswick

389.8

347.8

42.0

10.8

down 0.4

9.4

Quebec

4,363.4

4,044.0

319.4

7.3

down 0.3

8.7

Ontario

7,439.2

6,853.8

585.4

7.9

unchanged

7.7

Manitoba

673.4

638.4

35.1

5.2

down 0.1

5.4

Saskatchewan

570.7

544.4

26.3

4.6

up 0.1

5.2

Alberta

2,267.2

2,165.0

102.1

4.5

up 0.3

4.9

British Columbia

2,474.3

2,313.3

161.0

6.5

down 0.3

7.0

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,835.9

2,435.1

400.8

14.1

up 0.1

14.1

25 to 54

12,703.4

11,954.4

749.0

5.9

unchanged

6.2

55+

3,484.5

3,277.1

207.4

6.0

down 0.4

6.6

25+, men

8,565.6

8,050.4

515.3

6.0

down 0.4

6.6

25+, women

7,622.3

7,181.1

441.1

5.8

up 0.2

6.0

Total

19,023.8

17,666.6

1,357.2

7.1

down 0.1

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

6.4

6.5

Halifax

5.4

4.7

London

7.3

8.2

Capitale-Nationale

4.5

5.0

Windsor/Sarnia

8.5

8.2

Montérégie

5.8

7.1

Northeast Ontario

8.3

5.8

Montréal

9.9

10.5

Winnipeg

5.2

5.4

Laval

7.4

8.1

Regina/Moose Mountain

3.2

3.1

Lanaudière

7.0

7.7

Saskatoon/Biggar

4.6

4.5

Laurentides

6.2

7.7

Calgary

4.3

4.9

Ottawa

6.0

5.9

Edmonton

4.1

4.6

Kingston/Pembroke

7.9

6.0

Vancouver Island and Coast

5.8

6.3

Toronto

7.7

7.8

Lower Mainland/Southwest

6.2

6.3

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

5.9

6.3

Thompson/Okanagan

5.7

6.6

Source: Statistics Canada, Jan. 4, 2013

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