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
  July
2020
August
2020
Standard error1 July to August 2020 August 2019 to August 2020 July to August 2020 August 2019 to August 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 3,567.1 3,571.0 ... 3.9 52.3 0.1 1.5
Labour force 2,389.7 2,430.3 18.6 40.6 95.5 1.7 4.1
Employment 2,110.7 2,148.4 19.6 37.7 -66.5 1.8 -3.0
Unemployment 279.0 281.9 14.2 2.9 162.0 1.0 135.1
Participation rate 67.0 68.1 0.5 1.1 1.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.7 11.6 0.6 -0.1 6.5 ... ...
Employment rate 59.2 60.2 0.6 1.0 -2.7 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,691.2 5,697.4 ... 6.2 114.2 0.1 2.0
Labour force 3,738.5 3,809.9 26.4 71.4 73.1 1.9 2.0
Employment 3,194.3 3,315.3 25.5 121.0 -201.7 3.8 -5.7
Unemployment 544.2 494.5 19.0 -49.7 274.7 -9.1 125.0
Participation rate 65.7 66.9 0.5 1.2 0.0 ... ...
Unemployment rate 14.6 13.0 0.5 -1.6 7.1 ... ...
Employment rate 56.1 58.2 0.5 2.1 -4.8 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,320.6 2,323.2 ... 2.6 45.9 0.1 2.0
Labour force 1,498.8 1,509.3 14.0 10.5 -36.6 0.7 -2.4
Employment 1,324.2 1,321.9 13.8 -2.3 -144.3 -0.2 -9.8
Unemployment 174.6 187.3 9.8 12.7 107.6 7.3 135.0
Participation rate 64.6 65.0 0.6 0.4 -2.9 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.6 12.4 0.6 0.8 7.2 ... ...
Employment rate 57.1 56.9 0.6 -0.2 -7.5 ... ...
...
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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