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
  March
2019
April
2019
Standard error1 March to April 2019 April 2018 to April 2019 March to April 2019 April 2018 to April 2019
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Montréal, Quebec              
Population 3,496.5 3,500.9 ... 4.4 51.0 0.1 1.5
Labour force 2,329.0 2,335.4 17.1 6.4 17.5 0.3 0.8
Employment 2,198.8 2,215.6 17.0 16.8 35.6 0.8 1.6
Unemployment 130.3 119.8 11.8 -10.5 -18.1 -8.1 -13.1
Participation rate 66.6 66.7 0.5 0.1 -0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.6 5.1 0.5 -0.5 -0.8 ... ...
Employment rate 62.9 63.3 0.5 0.4 0.1 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,518.4 5,532.2 ... 13.8 135.9 0.3 2.5
Labour force 3,685.7 3,701.4 22.1 15.7 151.7 0.4 4.3
Employment 3,436.5 3,456.4 22.0 19.9 129.4 0.6 3.9
Unemployment 249.2 245.0 14.0 -4.2 22.2 -1.7 10.0
Participation rate 66.8 66.9 0.4 0.1 1.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.8 6.6 0.4 -0.2 0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 62.3 62.5 0.4 0.2 0.8 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,254.7 2,258.8 ... 4.1 38.8 0.2 1.7
Labour force 1,549.9 1,540.7 11.7 -9.2 64.5 -0.6 4.4
Employment 1,480.3 1,477.8 11.8 -2.5 68.0 -0.2 4.8
Unemployment 69.6 62.9 7.0 -6.7 -3.5 -9.6 -5.3
Participation rate 68.7 68.2 0.5 -0.5 1.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.5 4.1 0.5 -0.4 -0.4 ... ...
Employment rate 65.7 65.4 0.5 -0.3 1.9 ... ...
...
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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