EI Economic Region of Western Nova Scotia

Unemployment Rate & Benefit Table
(for the period of February 7, 2016 to March 12, 2016)

Unemployment Rate**:  9
Number of Insured Hours Required to Qualify for Regular Benefits595
Minimum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular Benefits18
Maximum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular Benefits42





Map:

A map of the EI Region of Western Nova Scotia and 1996 Census Divisions including Annapolis County, Colchester County, Cumberland County, Digby County, Hants County, Kings County, Lunenburg County, Pictou County, Queens County, Shelbourne County and Yarmouth County.

Economic Regions:
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  • The regional rates of unemployment are produced by Statistics Canada for use by the Employment Insurance program.
  • Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this table is correct. If any discrepancies are found, regional rates of unemployment for the Employment Insurance program produced and published by Statistics Canada take precedent.
  • The monthly regional unemployment rates for EI purposes (except for the territories) are seasonally adjusted 3-month-moving averages.
  • The monthly regional unemployment rates for EI purposes in the territories are subject to the greater of a seasonally adjusted 3-month-moving average or 12-month-moving average.
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