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Feb 11, 2013

Employment and Unemployment by Province and Age, January 2013

    
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Labour Force (000s)

Employment (000s)

Unemployment (000s)

Unemployment Rate

(%)

Change from Previous Month

Unemployment Rate, January 2012 (%)

Newfoundland and Labrador

265.1

234.7

30.4

11.5

down 0.1

13.3

Prince Edward Island

83.8

73.9

9.9

11.8

up 0.8

12.3

Nova Scotia

498.4

449.9

48.5

9.7

up 0.4

11.0

New Brunswick

395.0

350.4

44.6

11.3

up 0.5

13.1

Quebec

4,360.9

4,049.7

311.2

7.1

down 0.2

8.3

Ontario

7,388.4

6,823.0

565.5

7.7

down 0.2

8.1

Manitoba

673.8

640.0

33.8

5.0

down 0.2

5.4

Saskatchewan

574.9

551.6

23.2

4.0

down 0.6

4.9

Alberta

2,276.3

2,175.0

101.4

4.5

unchanged

5.0

British Columbia

2,451.9

2,297.6

154.4

6.3

down 0.1

7.0

All Canada

Age 15 to 24

2,831.5

2,449.4

382.1

13.5

down 0.6

14.5

25 to 54

12,628.1

11,896.2

731.9

5.8

down 0.1

6.2

55+

3,508.9

3,300.1

208.8

6.0

unchanged

6.5

25+, men

8,544.5

8,021.3

523.2

6.1

up 0.1

6.6

25+, women

7,592.5

7,175.0

417.5

5.5

down 0.3

6.0

Total

18,968.5

17,645.7

1,322.8

7.0

down 0.1

7.5

Three-Month Average Unemployment Rates for Economic Regions

Region

2013

2012

Region

2013

2012

Avalon Peninsula

8.5

10.0

Hamilton/Niagara Peninsula

6.5

6.8

Halifax

6.0

5.0

London

7.1

8.0

Capitale-Nationale

4.9

5.7

Windsor/Sarnia

9.1

9.7

Montérégie

5.9

7.9

Northeast Ontario

8.8

6.1

Montréal

10.2

10.9

Winnipeg

5.3

5.6

Laval

7.0

8.9

Regina/Moose Mountain

3.3

3.4

Lanaudière

7.3

9.1

Saskatoon/Biggar

4.5

5.1

Laurentides

6.5

7.5

Calgary

4.6

4.9

Ottawa

5.8

5.9

Edmonton

4.1

4.7

Kingston/Pembroke

7.0

5.8

Vancouver Island and Coast

6.1

6.6

Toronto

7.8

8.1

Lower Mainland/Southwest

6.4

6.7

Kitchener/Waterloo/Barrie

6.1

6.7

Thompson/Okanagan

6.5

7.7

Source: Statistics Canada, Feb. 8, 2013

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