Statistical Table

Labour market characteristics by sex, population aged 15 and over, Bas-Saint-Laurent and all of Québec, 2013-2017

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2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

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Bas-Saint-Laurent
Labour Force 98.7 93.4 91.8 94.6 90.1
  Males 52.5 48.2 46.2 49.6 46.9
  Females 46.3 45.2 45.5 45.0 43.1
  
Total employment 88.9 85.1 84.5 86.9 84.5
  Males 46.2 42.4 41.9 44.5 43.4
  Females 42.7 42.7 42.7 42.4 41.1
  
Full-time employment 71.9 67.7 69.2 72.3 67.2
  Males 40.9 37.5 37.1 40.6 38.1
  Females 31.1 30.2 32.1 31.7 29.1
  
Part-time employment 17.0 17.4 15.3 14.7 17.4
  Males 5.4 4.9 4.8 3.9 5.4
  Females 11.6 12.5 10.6 10.8 12.0
  
Number of unemployed 9.8 8.4 7.3 7.7 5.5
  Males 6.2 5.8 4.4 5.1 3.5
  Females 3.6 2.5 2.9 2.5 2.0
  

%

Participation rate 57.9 54.8 54.0 55.9 53.5
  Males 63.3 57.9 56.3 59.6 57.1
  Females 52.9 51.8 51.8 52.4 49.9
  
Employment rate 52.1 49.9 49.7 51.4 50.1
  Males 55.7 51.0 51.0 53.5 52.8
  Females 48.8 48.9 48.6 49.4 47.6
  
Proportion of part-time employment 19.1 20.4 18.1 16.9 20.6
  Males 11.7 11.6 11.5 8.8 12.4
  Females 27.2 29.3 24.8 25.5 29.2
  
Unemployment rate 9.9 9.0 8.0 8.1 6.1
  Males 11.8 12.0 9.5 10.3 7.5
  Females 7.8 5.5 6.4 5.6 4.6
  

Week

Average duration of unemployment1 17.1 18.0 20.4 19.2 19.0
  Males 18.0 20.5 20.3 21.6 21.4
  Females 15.5 12.4 20.7 14.4 14.9
  

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

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All of Québec
Labour Force 4,393.5 4,400.0 4,434.2 4,448.3 4,495.7
  Males 2,315.7 2,314.3 2,334.8 2,338.1 2,364.7
  Females 2,077.9 2,085.8 2,099.4 2,110.2 2,131.0
  
Total employment 4,060.8 4,059.7 4,097.0 4,133.1 4,223.3
  Males 2,122.7 2,106.3 2,136.8 2,148.6 2,213.3
  Females 1,938.0 1,953.5 1,960.2 1,984.6 2,010.0
  
Full-time employment 3,277.8 3,245.3 3,290.3 3,344.0 3,409.4
  Males 1,848.8 1,820.7 1,850.8 1,865.3 1,908.4
  Females 1,429.0 1,424.7 1,439.5 1,478.7 1,501.0
  
Part-time employment 783.0 814.4 806.7 789.1 813.8
  Males 274.0 285.6 286.1 283.3 304.8
  Females 509.0 528.8 520.6 505.9 509.0
  
Number of unemployed 332.8 340.3 337.2 315.2 272.5
  Males 192.9 208.0 197.9 189.6 151.5
  Females 139.8 132.3 139.2 125.6 121.0
  

%

Participation rate 65.0 64.7 64.8 64.6 64.9
  Males 69.3 68.8 68.9 68.6 68.9
  Females 60.9 60.7 60.7 60.7 60.9
  
Employment rate 60.1 59.7 59.9 60.0 60.9
  Males 63.5 62.6 63.1 63.0 64.5
  Females 56.8 56.8 56.7 57.0 57.4
  
Proportion of part-time employment 19.3 20.1 19.7 19.1 19.3
  Males 12.9 13.6 13.4 13.2 13.8
  Females 26.3 27.1 26.6 25.5 25.3
  
Unemployment rate 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.1 6.1
  Males 8.3 9.0 8.5 8.1 6.4
  Females 6.7 6.3 6.6 6.0 5.7
  

Week

Average duration of unemployment1 24.3 22.9 24.4 21.3 20.0
  Males 24.9 23.0 26.2 22.7 21.1
  Females 23.4 22.7 21.8 19.0 18.7
  

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 17, 2018
 

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