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
  August
2020
September
2020
Standard error1 August to September 2020 September 2019 to September 2020 August to September 2020 September 2019 to September 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 3,571.0 3,576.1 ... 5.1 52.8 0.1 1.5
Labour force 2,430.3 2,419.2 18.6 -11.1 62.6 -0.5 2.7
Employment 2,148.4 2,205.7 19.6 57.3 -19.9 2.7 -0.9
Unemployment 281.9 213.5 14.2 -68.4 82.5 -24.3 63.0
Participation rate 68.1 67.6 0.5 -0.5 0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.6 8.8 0.6 -2.8 3.2 ... ...
Employment rate 60.2 61.7 0.6 1.5 -1.5 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,697.4 5,706.9 ... 9.5 109.2 0.2 2.0
Labour force 3,809.9 3,851.8 26.4 41.9 101.2 1.1 2.7
Employment 3,315.3 3,429.6 25.5 114.3 -114.4 3.4 -3.2
Unemployment 494.5 422.2 19.0 -72.3 215.6 -14.6 104.4
Participation rate 66.9 67.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 13.0 11.0 0.5 -2.0 5.5 ... ...
Employment rate 58.2 60.1 0.5 1.9 -3.2 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,323.2 2,326.6 ... 3.4 43.8 0.1 1.9
Labour force 1,509.3 1,492.9 14.0 -16.4 -31.6 -1.1 -2.1
Employment 1,321.9 1,357.3 13.8 35.4 -92.9 2.7 -6.4
Unemployment 187.3 135.6 9.8 -51.7 61.3 -27.6 82.5
Participation rate 65.0 64.2 0.6 -0.8 -2.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 12.4 9.1 0.6 -3.3 4.2 ... ...
Employment rate 56.9 58.3 0.6 1.4 -5.2 ... ...
...
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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