Statistical Table

Labour market characteristics by sex, population aged 15 and over, Bas-Saint-Laurent and all of Québec, 2012-2016

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2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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Bas-Saint-Laurent
Labour Force 104.1 98.7 93.4 91.8 94.6
  Males 55.4 52.5 48.2 46.2 49.6
  Females 48.7 46.3 45.2 45.5 45.0
  
Total employment 95.6 88.9 85.1 84.5 86.9
  Males 50.3 46.2 42.4 41.9 44.5
  Females 45.3 42.7 42.7 42.7 42.4
  
Full-time employment 77.5 71.9 67.7 69.2 72.3
  Males 44.1 40.9 37.5 37.1 40.6
  Females 33.4 31.1 30.2 32.1 31.7
  
Part-time employment 18.1 17.0 17.4 15.3 14.7
  Males 6.2 5.4 4.9 4.8 3.9
  Females 11.9 11.6 12.5 10.6 10.8
  
Number of unemployed 8.5 9.8 8.4 7.3 7.7
  Males 5.1 6.2 5.8 4.4 5.1
  Females 3.4 3.6 2.5 2.9 2.5
  

%

Participation rate 61.1 57.9 54.8 54.0 55.9
  Males 65.3 63.3 57.9 56.3 59.6
  Females 56.9 52.9 51.8 51.8 52.4
  
Employment rate 56.1 52.1 49.9 49.7 51.4
  Males 59.2 55.7 51.0 51.0 53.5
  Females 52.9 48.8 48.9 48.6 49.4
  
Proportion of part-time employment 18.9 19.1 20.4 18.1 16.9
  Males 12.3 11.7 11.6 11.5 8.8
  Females 26.3 27.2 29.3 24.8 25.5
  
Unemployment rate 8.2 9.9 9.0 8.0 8.1
  Males 9.2 11.8 12.0 9.5 10.3
  Females 7.0 7.8 5.5 6.4 5.6
  

Week

Average duration of unemployment1 18.1 17.1 18.0 20.4 19.2
  Males 20.3 18.0 20.5 20.3 21.6
  Females 14.7 15.5 12.4 20.7 14.4
  

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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All of Québec
Labour Force 4,341.8 4,393.5 4,400.0 4,434.2 4,448.3
  Males 2,285.5 2,315.7 2,314.3 2,334.8 2,338.1
  Females 2,056.4 2,077.9 2,085.8 2,099.4 2,110.2
  
Total employment 4,005.9 4,060.8 4,059.7 4,097.0 4,133.1
  Males 2,092.7 2,122.7 2,106.3 2,136.8 2,148.6
  Females 1,913.2 1,938.0 1,953.5 1,960.2 1,984.6
  
Full-time employment 3,245.9 3,277.8 3,245.3 3,290.3 3,344.0
  Males 1,831.0 1,848.8 1,820.7 1,850.8 1,865.3
  Females 1,414.8 1,429.0 1,424.7 1,439.5 1,478.7
  
Part-time employment 760.0 783.0 814.4 806.7 789.1
  Males 261.7 274.0 285.6 286.1 283.3
  Females 498.3 509.0 528.8 520.6 505.9
  
Number of unemployed 335.9 332.8 340.3 337.2 315.2
  Males 192.7 192.9 208.0 197.9 189.6
  Females 143.2 139.8 132.3 139.2 125.6
  

%

Participation rate 64.8 65.0 64.7 64.8 64.6
  Males 69.0 69.3 68.8 68.9 68.6
  Females 60.7 60.9 60.7 60.7 60.7
  
Employment rate 59.8 60.1 59.7 59.9 60.0
  Males 63.2 63.5 62.6 63.1 63.0
  Females 56.5 56.8 56.8 56.7 57.0
  
Proportion of part-time employment 19.0 19.3 20.1 19.7 19.1
  Males 12.5 12.9 13.6 13.4 13.2
  Females 26.0 26.3 27.1 26.6 25.5
  
Unemployment rate 7.7 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.1
  Males 8.4 8.3 9.0 8.5 8.1
  Females 7.0 6.7 6.3 6.6 6.0
  

Week

Average duration of unemployment1 22.1 24.3 22.9 24.4 21.3
  Males 22.7 24.9 23.0 26.2 22.7
  Females 21.2 23.4 22.7 21.8 19.0
  

Note: — A population inferior to 1,500 in Quebec represent an unreliable estimation for the circulation criterias of Statistics Canada.
  
1. According to the new definition of average duration of unemployment integrated since 1997 (without upper limit).
  
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, adapted by the Institut de la statistique du Québec.
  
 
January 12, 2017
 

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