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Facts and Information on HR
1.Following little change in October, employment rose by 59,000 in November, the result of an increase in full-timework. The unemployment rate declined 0.2 percentage points to 7.2%.Compared with 12 months earlier, employment increased 1.7% or 294,000, mostly in full-time work. Over the sameperiod, the total number of hours worked rose 1.3%.In November, employment increased in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island. There waslittle change in the other provinces. Statistics Canada - November 2012 figures
|number of days|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||9.7||9.7||11.5||11.0||10.2|
|Prince Edward Island||8.3||8.8||8.5||9.2||9.9|
|Note: Includes full-time paid workers only.
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 279-0029.
Last Modified: 2012-07-24.
|3. Economic indicators: Consumer Price Index (CPI)|
|(Prince Edward Island) (Canada)|
|Prices CPI||Change in value||Change in %|
|(Benchmark: year 2002=100.) as compared to 2010||119.5||116.5||1.9||1.8|
|I.e. $100 in the year 2002 is the equivalent to $119.5 in PEI and $116.5 in Canada in the year 2010.|
|Source: Statistics Canada|
|Source URL: http://www40.statcan.gc.ca/l01/cst01/cpis01a-eng.htm|
|Source URL: http://www40.statcan.gc.ca/l01/cst01/cpis01c-eng.htm|