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December 02, 2016
LABOUR FORCE SURVEY - NOVEMBER 2016

In Nova Scotia November 2016 (seasonally-adjusted, month-over-month and year-over-year):

  • Labour force increased 1.2% (+5,900) from October 2016 to 487,000 and declined 0.8% (-3,800) over November 2015.
  • Employment increased 0.8% (+3,700) from October 2016 to 448,000 and decreased 0.1% (-400) over November 2015.
  • Unemployment increased 6.0% (+2,200) from October 2016 to 39,000 and decreased 8.0% (-3,400) over November 2015.
  • Unemplo...

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    December 02, 2016
    LABOUR MARKET TRENDS - NOVEMBER 2016

    TRENDS November 2016

    Nova Scotia's seasonally adjusted employment increased by 3,700 to 448,000 in November 2016. This is the largest monthly gain in employment since start of the year.

    Compared to October, the labour force increased by 5,900 to 487,000 in November. With labour supply increasing at a faster pace than employment, the net result was a 0.4 percentage point increase in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 8.0 per cent in November. With an ...

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    December 02, 2016
    RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENT 3RD QUARTER 2016

    During the third quarter of 2016, Statistics Canada estimates there was $533.5 million (unadjusted for seasonality) of residential construction in Nova Scotia. This was 18.0 per cent lower than in the third quarter of 2015 and is the second consecutive quarter with lower construction spending when compared to a year earlier. Spending in the quarter was lower on renovations (-26.0%) and apartments (-43.0%) but higher for singles (+22.4%) compared to last year.

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