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
2020
April
2020
Standard error1 March to April 2020 April 2019 to April 2020 March to April 2020 April 2019 to April 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 3,551.6 3,555.6 ... 4.0 54.7 0.1 1.6
Labour force 2,279.4 2,240.4 17.0 -39.0 -92.5 -1.7 -4.0
Employment 2,078.0 1,833.6 17.1 -244.4 -377.6 -11.8 -17.1
Unemployment 201.3 406.9 11.2 205.6 285.2 102.1 234.3
Participation rate 64.2 63.0 0.5 -1.2 -3.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.8 18.2 0.5 9.4 13.0 ... ...
Employment rate 58.5 51.6 0.5 -6.9 -11.6 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,660.9 5,667.6 ... 6.7 135.4 0.1 2.4
Labour force 3,592.0 3,390.9 22.8 -201.1 -310.6 -5.6 -8.4
Employment 3,327.2 3,015.2 22.8 -312.0 -447.0 -9.4 -12.9
Unemployment 264.8 375.7 15.3 110.9 136.4 41.9 57.0
Participation rate 63.5 59.8 0.4 -3.7 -7.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.4 11.1 0.4 3.7 4.6 ... ...
Employment rate 58.8 53.2 0.4 -5.6 -9.4 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,307.1 2,309.8 ... 2.7 51.0 0.1 2.3
Labour force 1,465.6 1,364.5 12.1 -101.1 -176.2 -6.9 -11.4
Employment 1,356.0 1,216.9 11.9 -139.1 -260.5 -10.3 -17.6
Unemployment 109.6 147.6 7.6 38.0 84.3 34.7 133.2
Participation rate 63.5 59.1 0.5 -4.4 -9.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.5 10.8 0.5 3.3 6.7 ... ...
Employment rate 58.8 52.7 0.5 -6.1 -12.7 ... ...
...
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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