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
  August
2018
September
2018
Standard error1 August to September 2018 September 2017 to September 2018 August to September 2018 September 2017 to September 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 3,467.0 3,471.4 ... 4.4 42.4 0.1 1.2
Labour force 2,321.5 2,312.4 16.2 -9.1 8.5 -0.4 0.4
Employment 2,179.8 2,174.6 16.5 -5.2 24.6 -0.2 1.1
Unemployment 141.7 137.8 11.8 -3.9 -16.1 -2.8 -10.5
Participation rate 67.0 66.6 0.5 -0.4 -0.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.0 0.5 -0.1 -0.7 ... ...
Employment rate 62.9 62.6 0.5 -0.3 -0.1 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,443.4 5,453.4 ... 10.0 131.9 0.2 2.5
Labour force 3,530.4 3,558.3 21.8 27.9 35.1 0.8 1.0
Employment 3,309.2 3,332.2 21.4 23.0 15.7 0.7 0.5
Unemployment 221.2 226.1 14.2 4.9 19.4 2.2 9.4
Participation rate 64.9 65.2 0.4 0.3 -1.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.4 0.4 0.1 0.5 ... ...
Employment rate 60.8 61.1 0.4 0.3 -1.2 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,234.3 2,237.3 ... 3.0 34.8 0.1 1.6
Labour force 1,490.4 1,505.9 11.6 15.5 33.4 1.0 2.3
Employment 1,419.0 1,447.1 11.5 28.1 35.6 2.0 2.5
Unemployment 71.4 58.8 6.7 -12.6 -2.2 -17.6 -3.6
Participation rate 66.7 67.3 0.5 0.6 0.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.8 3.9 0.4 -0.9 -0.2 ... ...
Employment rate 63.5 64.7 0.5 1.2 0.6 ... ...
...
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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