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Hundreds line up for various booths at the The National Job Fair & Training Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 2012. (J.P. MOCZULSKI For The Globe and Mail)
Hundreds line up for various booths at the The National Job Fair & Training Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 2012. (J.P. MOCZULSKI For The Globe and Mail)

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A quick look at June unemployment (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 7.2 per cent (7.3)

Number unemployed: 1,354,500 (1,378,600)

Number working: 17,509,700 (17,502,400)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: 14.8 per cent (14.3)

Men (25 plus) unemployment: 6.1 per cent (6.4)

Women (25 plus) unemployment: 5.5 per cent (5.9)

By province

Here’s what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):

  • Newfoundland 13.0 (12.0)
  • Prince Edward Island 11.3 (11.3)
  • Nova Scotia 9.6 (9.2)
  • New Brunswick 9.5 (9.4)
  • Quebec 7.7 (7.8)
  • Ontario 7.7 (7.8)
  • Manitoba 5.2 (5.1)
  • Saskatchewan 4.9 (4.5)
  • Alberta 4.6 (4.5)
  • British Columbia 6.6 (7.4)

By city

Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities but cautions the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. (Previous month in brackets.)

  •  St. John’s, N.L. 7.3 (7.7)
  •  Halifax 6.8 (6.3)
  •  Moncton, N.B. 6.9 (6.8)
  •  Saint John, N.B. 7.8 (8.2)
  •  Saguenay, Que. 6.1 (6.1)
  •  Quebec 5.0 (5.1)
  •  Sherbrooke, Que. 7.7 (7.4)
  •  Trois-Rivieres, Que. 8.2 (8.4)
  •  Montreal 8.8 (8.9)
  •  Gatineau, Que. 6.1 (5.8)
  •  Ottawa 5.9 (6.1)
  •  Kingston, Ont. 5.9 (6.2)
  •  Peterborough, Ont. 8.2 (9.2)
  •  Oshawa, Ont. 8.2 (8.2)
  •  Toronto 8.6 (8.6)
  •  Hamilton 7.3 (6.8)
  •  St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 8.1 (7.7)
  •  Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 6.9 (6.8)
  •  Brantford, Ont. 8.4 (8.3)
  •  Guelph, Ont. 5.1 (5.5)
  •  London, Ont. 8.5 (8.3)
  •  Windsor, Ont. 9.5 (9.9)
  •  Barrie, Ont. 7.9 (9.1)
  •  Sudbury, Ont. 7.4 (7.2)
  •  Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.7 (5.7)
  •  Winnipeg 5.4 (5.4)
  •  Regina 4.0 (3.9)
  •  Saskatoon 5.5 (5.6)
  •  Calgary 4.8 (4.9)
  •  Edmonton 4.4 (4.9)
  •  Kelowna, B.C. 7.3 (9.2)
  •  Abbotsford, B.C. 7.2 (7.9)
  •  Vancouver 6.4 (6.4)
  •  Victoria 5.3 (5.2)
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