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
2021
April
2021
Standard error1 March to April 2021 April 2020 to April 2021 March to April 2021 April 2020 to April 2021
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Montréal, Quebec              
Population 3,636.0 3,637.1 ... 1.1 36.5 0.0 1.0
Labour force 2,426.1 2,426.9 20.2 0.8 154.1 0.0 6.8
Employment 2,233.6 2,239.3 21.7 5.7 379.2 0.3 20.4
Unemployment 192.5 187.7 17.3 -4.8 -225.0 -2.5 -54.5
Participation rate 66.7 66.7 0.6 0.0 3.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.9 7.7 0.7 -0.2 -10.5 ... ...
Employment rate 61.4 61.6 0.6 0.2 9.9 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 5,551.0 5,555.8 ... 4.8 70.3 0.1 1.3
Labour force 3,629.2 3,606.2 30.0 -23.0 309.7 -0.6 9.4
Employment 3,315.4 3,262.4 28.9 -53.0 331.8 -1.6 11.3
Unemployment 313.9 343.8 23.2 29.9 -22.1 9.5 -6.0
Participation rate 65.4 64.9 0.5 -0.5 4.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.6 9.5 0.6 0.9 -1.6 ... ...
Employment rate 59.7 58.7 0.5 -1.0 5.3 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,342.0 2,343.2 ... 1.2 18.6 0.1 0.8
Labour force 1,622.2 1,584.3 16.9 -37.9 193.7 -2.3 13.9
Employment 1,500.8 1,474.9 17.0 -25.9 236.6 -1.7 19.1
Unemployment 121.4 109.5 12.6 -11.9 -42.7 -9.8 -28.1
Participation rate 69.3 67.6 0.7 -1.7 7.8 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.5 6.9 0.8 -0.6 -4.0 ... ...
Employment rate 64.1 62.9 0.7 -1.2 9.6 ... ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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