Knowledge Suite

Knowledge Suite

Welcome to the Valley REN Knowledge Suite – our digital library of fresh, relevant, local knowledge and insight. You will find economic sector profiles for the Valley region, our community profile, labour market updates for our region, strategic government reports, and research and analysis around key economic issues. The Knowledge Suite also houses annual reports and other documents explaining the work of the Valley REN, plus our newsletters.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact:

Rachel Brighton, Communications Officer
Valley REN
rbrighton@valleyren.ca
902 670 1771

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Labour Market Update Report

LABOUR MARKET UPDATE   
November 2016: Annapolis Valley Economic Region
YEAR-TO-DATE AVERAGESCHANGE (number)CHANGE %
LABOUR FORCE CHARACTERISTICSNov-16Nov-15
Working-age Population (15+) 102,700102,600+100 up 0.1 %
Labour force 60,50058,900+1,600up 2.7 %
Employment 55,60053,900+1,700 up 3.2 %
Unemployment4,9005,000- 100down 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.