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
  December
2019
January
2020
Standard error1 December 2019 to January 2020 January 2019 to January 2020 December 2019 to January 2020 January 2019 to January 2020
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Montréal, Quebec              
Population 3,536.1 3,541.1 ... 5.0 51.1 0.1 1.5
Labour force 2,360.6 2,360.6 17.0 0.0 38.6 0.0 1.7
Employment 2,218.5 2,225.6 17.1 7.1 41.9 0.3 1.9
Unemployment 142.1 135.1 11.2 -7.0 -3.2 -4.9 -2.3
Participation rate 66.8 66.7 0.5 -0.1 0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.0 5.7 0.5 -0.3 -0.3 ... ...
Employment rate 62.7 62.9 0.5 0.2 0.3 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,629.1 5,638.8 ... 9.7 139.7 0.2 2.5
Labour force 3,752.4 3,784.9 22.8 32.5 138.9 0.9 3.8
Employment 3,545.0 3,587.0 22.8 42.0 176.7 1.2 5.2
Unemployment 207.3 197.9 15.3 -9.4 -37.8 -4.5 -16.0
Participation rate 66.7 67.1 0.4 0.4 0.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.5 5.2 0.4 -0.3 -1.3 ... ...
Employment rate 63.0 63.6 0.4 0.6 1.6 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,294.6 2,298.3 ... 3.7 49.0 0.2 2.2
Labour force 1,538.1 1,534.1 12.1 -4.0 -12.2 -0.3 -0.8
Employment 1,466.7 1,473.0 11.9 6.3 5.8 0.4 0.4
Unemployment 71.4 61.1 7.6 -10.3 -18.0 -14.4 -22.8
Participation rate 67.0 66.7 0.5 -0.3 -2.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.6 4.0 0.5 -0.6 -1.1 ... ...
Employment rate 63.9 64.1 0.5 0.2 -1.1 ... ...
...
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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