Table 8 
Labour force characteristics by Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver census metropolitan areas, monthly, seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver census metropolitan areas, monthly, seasonally adjusted
  July
2018
August
2018
Standard error1 July to August 2018 August 2017 to August 2018 July to August 2018 August 2017 to August 2018
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Montréal, Quebec              
Population 3,462.8 3,467.0 ... 4.2 40.5 0.1 1.2
Labour force 2,328.4 2,321.5 16.2 -6.9 22.7 -0.3 1.0
Employment 2,185.0 2,179.8 16.5 -5.2 31.5 -0.2 1.5
Unemployment 143.4 141.7 11.8 -1.7 -8.7 -1.2 -5.8
Participation rate 67.2 67.0 0.5 -0.2 -0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.1 0.5 -0.1 -0.4 ... ...
Employment rate 63.1 62.9 0.5 -0.2 0.2 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,432.4 5,443.4 ... 11.0 131.3 0.2 2.5
Labour force 3,586.1 3,530.4 21.8 -55.7 36.4 -1.6 1.0
Employment 3,387.3 3,309.2 21.4 -78.1 15.0 -2.3 0.5
Unemployment 198.8 221.2 14.2 22.4 21.4 11.3 10.7
Participation rate 66.0 64.9 0.4 -1.1 -0.9 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.5 6.3 0.4 0.8 0.6 ... ...
Employment rate 62.4 60.8 0.4 -1.6 -1.2 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,231.2 2,234.3 ... 3.1 33.9 0.1 1.5
Labour force 1,454.2 1,490.4 11.6 36.2 19.5 2.5 1.3
Employment 1,385.0 1,419.0 11.5 34.0 11.4 2.5 0.8
Unemployment 69.2 71.4 6.7 2.2 8.1 3.2 12.8
Participation rate 65.2 66.7 0.5 1.5 -0.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.8 4.8 0.4 0.0 0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 62.1 63.5 0.5 1.4 -0.5 ... ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0295-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0136).
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