Statistical Table

Labour market characteristics, seasonally adjusted monthly data¹, Laval and all of Québec, October 2018 to October 2019

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Laval All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


k %

Labour force
October 2019 219.8 4,593.4 4.8
September 2019 220.1 4,583.8 4.8
August 2019 226.0 4,567.4 4.9
July 2019 229.8 4,558.7 5.0
June 2019 235.9 4,557.2 5.2
May 2019 240.0 4,551.8 5.3
April 2019 244.5 4,551.9 5.4
March 2019 244.3 4,545.1 5.4
February 2019 243.3 4,543.9 5.4
January 2019 245.5 4,534.3 5.4
December 2018 249.0 4,517.9 5.5
November 2018 250.8 4,502.7 5.6
October 2018 247.0 4,495.1 5.5
  
Number of employed
October 2019 213.6 4,371.9 4.9
September 2019 213.2 4,364.0 4.9
August 2019 217.0 4,347.3 5.0
July 2019 219.0 4,334.6 5.1
June 2019 222.5 4,332.4 5.1
May 2019 226.9 4,323.0 5.2
April 2019 231.0 4,318.5 5.3
March 2019 230.8 4,305.2 5.4
February 2019 230.9 4,299.1 5.4
January 2019 233.6 4,287.6 5.4
December 2018 237.6 4,274.1 5.6
November 2018 238.7 4,262.7 5.6
October 2018 235.0 4,254.0 5.5
  
Number of employed full-time
October 2019 176.1 3,551.4 5.0
September 2019 173.0 3,548.1 4.9
August 2019 172.1 3,534.2 4.9
July 2019 170.5 3,523.3 4.8
June 2019 171.3 3,515.1 4.9
May 2019 174.1 3,504.0 5.0
April 2019 177.9 3,499.8 5.1
March 2019 179.1 3,492.9 5.1
February 2019 182.7 3,488.9 5.2
January 2019 184.5 3,480.4 5.3
December 2018 188.4 3,466.2 5.4
November 2018 187.4 3,450.8 5.4
October 2018 188.4 3,446.5 5.5
  
Number of employed part-time
October 2019 37.5 820.5 4.6
September 2019 40.1 815.9 4.9
August 2019 44.9 813.1 5.5
July 2019 48.5 811.4 6.0
June 2019 51.1 817.3 6.3
May 2019 52.8 819.1 6.4
April 2019 53.1 818.8 6.5
March 2019 51.7 812.3 6.4
February 2019 48.2 810.2 5.9
January 2019 49.1 807.3 6.1
December 2018 49.2 807.9 6.1
November 2018 51.3 811.9 6.3
October 2018 46.5 807.5 5.8
  
Number of unemployed
October 2019 6.2 221.5 2.8
September 2019 7.0 219.9 3.2
August 2019 9.0 220.1 4.1
July 2019 10.8 224.1 4.8
June 2019 13.5 224.8 6.0
May 2019 13.1 228.8 5.7
April 2019 13.4 233.4 5.7
March 2019 13.5 239.9 5.6
February 2019 12.4 244.8 5.1
January 2019 11.9 246.7 4.8
December 2018 11.4 243.9 4.7
November 2018 12.1 240.0 5.0
October 2018 12.1 241.1 5.0
  

Laval All of Region/
 Québec Québec gap


% Percentage points

Participation rate
October 2019 59.6 65.0 -5.4
September 2019 59.8 64.9 -5.1
August 2019 61.4 64.7 -3.3
July 2019 62.5 64.7 -2.2
June 2019 64.3 64.7 -0.4
May 2019 65.5 64.7 0.8
April 2019 66.8 64.7 2.1
March 2019 66.8 64.7 2.1
February 2019 66.6 64.7 1.9
January 2019 67.3 64.6 2.7
December 2018 68.3 64.4 3.9
November 2018 68.9 64.3 4.6
October 2018 67.9 64.2 3.7
  
Employment rate
October 2019 57.9 61.9 -4.0
September 2019 57.9 61.8 -3.9
August 2019 59.0 61.6 -2.6
July 2019 59.6 61.5 -1.9
June 2019 60.6 61.5 -0.9
May 2019 61.9 61.4 0.5
April 2019 63.1 61.4 1.7
March 2019 63.1 61.3 1.8
February 2019 63.2 61.2 2.0
January 2019 64.0 61.1 2.9
December 2018 65.2 61.0 4.2
November 2018 65.6 60.8 4.8
October 2018 64.6 60.8 3.8
  
Unemployment rate
October 2019 2.8 4.8 -2.0
September 2019 3.2 4.8 -1.6
August 2019 4.0 4.8 -0.8
July 2019 4.7 4.9 -0.2
June 2019 5.7 4.9 0.8
May 2019 5.5 5.0 0.5
April 2019 5.5 5.1 0.4
March 2019 5.5 5.3 0.2
February 2019 5.1 5.4 -0.3
January 2019 4.9 5.4 -0.5
December 2018 4.6 5.4 -0.8
November 2018 4.8 5.3 -0.5
October 2018 4.9 5.4 -0.5
  

1. This data is seasonally adjusted by the Institut de la statistique du Québec using three-month moving averages.
Note: The data from the Labour Force Survey are based on the place of residence of households.
  
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, November 2019. Adapted by the Institut de la statistique du Québec.
 
November 8, 2019
   

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