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Nursing student Zohra Surani, 21, is photographed June 9, 2011 during a visit to the Summer Jobs Services centre at 511 Richmond St. West in downtown Toronto.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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



Unemployment rate: 7.4 per cent (7.4)



Number unemployed: 1,387,600 (1,374,100)

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Number working: 17,337,100 (17,308,700)



Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: 14.3 per cent (13.9)



Men (25 plus) unemployment: 6.3 per cent (6.3)



Women (25 plus) unemployment: 6.0 per cent (6.0)



Provinces



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



  • Newfoundland 12.3 (11.9)
  • Prince Edward Island 12.0 (11.9)
  • Nova Scotia 8.7 (9.0)
  • New Brunswick 9.6 (9.5)
  • Quebec 7.9 (7.3)
  • Ontario 7.7 (7.9)
  • Manitoba 5.5 (5.3)
  • Saskatchewan 4.9 (5.0)
  • Alberta 5.6 (5.4)
  • British Columbia 7.3 (7.6)

Cities

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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. 5.6 (5.6)
  • Halifax 6.3 (6.5)
  • Moncton, N.B. 7.4 (7.8)
  • Saint John, N.B. 6.5 (6.5)
  • Saguenay, Que. 7.6 (7.6)
  • Quebec 5.8 (6.9)
  • Sherbrooke, Que. 6.2 (6.5)
  • Trois-Rivieres, Que. 8.5 (8.5)
  • Montreal 8.0 (7.8)
  • Gatineau, Que. 6.5 (6.6)
  • Ottawa 5.6 (5.9)
  • Kingston, Ont. 6.8 (7.2)
  • Peterborough, Ont. 10.0 (9.9)
  • Oshawa, Ont. 9.7 (10.1)
  • Toronto 8.4 (8.6)
  • Hamilton 5.9 (5.4)
  • St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 8.8 (9.1)
  • Kitchener, Ont. 6.9 (7.3)
  • Brantford, Ont. 8.2 (8.4)
  • Guelph, Ont. 6.3 (7.2)
  • London, Ont. 8.7 (8.3)
  • Windsor, Ont. 9.2 (10.6)
  • Barrie, Ont. 8.8 (8.8)
  • Sudbury, Ont. 7.9 (8.4)
  • Thunder Bay, Ont. 6.7 (7.2)
  • Winnipeg 5.6 (5.6)
  • Regina 5.2 (5.4)
  • Saskatoon 5.5 (6.0)
  • Calgary 5.8 (5.7)
  • Edmonton 5.4 (5.6)
  • Kelowna, B.C. 8.5 (8.3)
  • Abbotsford, B.C. 8.6 (8.9)
  • Vancouver 7.2 (7.6)
  • Victoria 6.2 (6.2)


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