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
  April
2024
May
2024
Standard error1 April to May 2024 May 2023 to May 2024 April to May 2024 May 2023 to May 2024
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Montréal, Quebec              
Population 3,841.4 3,853.3 ... 11.9 123.1 0.3 3.3
Labour force 2,530.8 2,532.8 18.8 2.0 -13.5 0.1 -0.5
Employment 2,384.8 2,381.3 18.6 -3.5 -61.8 -0.1 -2.5
Unemployment 146.0 151.5 11.5 5.5 48.2 3.8 46.7
Participation rate 65.9 65.7 0.5 -0.2 -2.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 6.0 0.4 0.2 1.9 ... ...
Employment rate 62.1 61.8 0.5 -0.3 -3.7 ... ...
Toronto, Ontario              
Population 6,048.8 6,072.8 ... 24.0 280.0 0.4 4.8
Labour force 4,034.3 4,064.7 23.4 30.4 127.2 0.8 3.2
Employment 3,714.9 3,746.6 22.9 31.7 60.9 0.9 1.7
Unemployment 319.4 318.1 14.8 -1.3 66.3 -0.4 26.3
Participation rate 66.7 66.9 0.4 0.2 -1.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.9 7.8 0.4 -0.1 1.4 ... ...
Employment rate 61.4 61.7 0.4 0.3 -1.9 ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia               
Population 2,523.6 2,532.2 ... 8.6 97.1 0.3 4.0
Labour force 1,718.8 1,714.2 12.5 -4.6 54.1 -0.3 3.3
Employment 1,627.3 1,609.8 12.4 -17.5 33.8 -1.1 2.1
Unemployment 91.5 104.3 7.5 12.8 20.2 14.0 24.0
Participation rate 68.1 67.7 0.5 -0.4 -0.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 6.1 0.4 0.8 1.0 ... ...
Employment rate 64.5 63.6 0.5 -0.9 -1.1 ... ...
...
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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