Prince George And Cariboo Jobless Numbers Climb

Prince George, BC, Canada / CKPG News
Prince  George  And Cariboo Jobless  Numbers Climb

A noticeable change in the jobless numbers for Prince George ,climbing a full 2 percentage points year over year from 5.7 per cent in March 2016, to 7.7 per cent last month. In the Cariboo, the unemployment rate climbed from 6.7 per cent in March 2016 to 10 per cent last month. The increase attributed to a growing workforce. BC ‘s overall unemployment rate is still the lowest in Canada, pegged at 5.4 per cent last month , down from 6.4 in March of 2016- below the national rate of 6.7 per cent .

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