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|LABOUR MARKET UPDATE|
|November 2016: Annapolis Valley Economic Region|
|YEAR-TO-DATE AVERAGES||CHANGE (number)||CHANGE %|
|LABOUR FORCE CHARACTERISTICS||Nov-16||Nov-15|
|Working-age Population (15+)||102,700||102,600||+100||up 0.1 %|
|Labour force||60,500||58,900||+1,600||up 2.7 %|
|Employment||55,600||53,900||+1,700||up 3.2 %|
|Unemployment||4,900||5,000||- 100||down 2 %|
|Unemployment rate (%)||8.1 %||8.5 %||down 0.4 percentage points|
|Participation rate (%)||58.9 %||57.4 %||up 1.5 percentage points|
|Employment rate (%)||54.1 %||52.5 %||up 1.6 percentage points|
Source: Statistics Canada. Table 282-0122. Labour force survey estimates by provinces and economic regions, based on 2011 census boundaries, 3-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality, year-to-date (averages) using monthly data.