Government of Nova Scotia, Canada
Header - Service Directory

Use the Services Directory to quickly access information on all of the services provided by the NS Department of Finance.

Daily Stats
For additional information relating to Daily Stats or any of our products, please contact:

Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
Tel: 902-424-2410Email: Thomas.Storring@novascotia.ca

View the Archive..
February 05, 2016
LABOUR FORCE SURVEY - JANUARY 2016

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

  • Labour force decreased 0.7% (-3,300) from December 2015 to 484,800 and decreased 1.4% (-6,800) over January 2015.
  • Employment decreased 0.5% (-2,400) from December 2015 to 443,500 and decreased 1.6% (-7,000) over January 2015.
  • Unemployment decreased 1.9% (-800) from December 2015 to 41,400 and increased 0.7% (+300) over January 2015.
  • Unemployment rate decreased 0...

    View complete article..


    February 05, 2016
    LABOUR MARKET TRENDS - JANUARY 2016

    TRENDS

    Nova Scotia's seasonally adjusted employment dropped by 2,400 to 443,500 in January. This is the third month in a row for a decline in the level employment. Before November there was an up and down pattern in Nova Scotia’s employment through the spring and summer months. It should be noted, however, that 2015 also started with a similar trend.

    Compared to December, the labour force has decreased by 3,300 to 484,800 in January. With labour supply ...

    View complete article..


    February 05, 2016
    US EMPLOYMENT, JANUARY 2015

    US employment growth slowed to 151,000 in January, falling short of job creation reported in December (+262,000) and overall in 2015 (averaged of +228,000 per month).  Retail trade was the largest contributor to job growth with an increase of 58,000.  Food services and drinking places (+47,000), health care (+37,000), manufacturing (+29,000) and finance (+18,000) a...

    View complete article..


    February 05, 2016
    NOVA SCOTIA - INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE DECEMBER 2015

    CUSTOMS BASIS
    Unadjusted

     
    YTD - Selected Commodities


     


    In Nova Scotia for January-December 2015,  merchandise exports increased $61 million over the Jan-Dec 2...

    View complete article..


    February 05, 2016
    CANADA INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE DECEMBER 2015


    In December 2015, Canadian merchandise trade (balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted) posted a $585 million deficit. Over the last 48 months the accumulated deficit stands at $37.8 billion.

    In December 2015, imports increased 1.6% over November 2015 to $45.9 billion, and increased...

    View complete article..


    Top