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
  January
2020
February
2020
Standard error1 January to February 2020 February 2019 to February 2020 January to February 2020 February 2019 to February 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 3,541.1 3,545.7 ... 4.6 52.4 0.1 1.5
Labour force 2,360.6 2,350.1 17.0 -10.5 15.6 -0.4 0.7
Employment 2,225.6 2,237.1 17.1 11.5 31.8 0.5 1.4
Unemployment 135.1 113.1 11.2 -22.0 -16.0 -16.3 -12.4
Participation rate 66.7 66.3 0.5 -0.4 -0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.7 4.8 0.5 -0.9 -0.7 ... ...
Employment rate 62.9 63.1 0.5 0.2 0.0 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,638.8 5,647.8 ... 9.0 139.4 0.2 2.5
Labour force 3,784.9 3,760.3 22.8 -24.6 82.2 -0.6 2.2
Employment 3,587.0 3,554.2 22.8 -32.8 116.2 -0.9 3.4
Unemployment 197.9 206.1 15.3 8.2 -34.0 4.1 -14.2
Participation rate 67.1 66.6 0.4 -0.5 -0.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 5.5 0.4 0.3 -1.0 ... ...
Employment rate 63.6 62.9 0.4 -0.7 0.5 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,298.3 2,302.1 ... 3.8 50.2 0.2 2.2
Labour force 1,534.1 1,543.7 12.1 9.6 -3.9 0.6 -0.3
Employment 1,473.0 1,473.3 11.9 0.3 -1.7 0.0 -0.1
Unemployment 61.1 70.5 7.6 9.4 -2.1 15.4 -2.9
Participation rate 66.7 67.1 0.5 0.4 -1.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.0 4.6 0.5 0.6 -0.1 ... ...
Employment rate 64.1 64.0 0.5 -0.1 -1.5 ... ...
...
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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