Table 5-1
Labour force characteristics by census metropolitan area (seasonally adjusted) — 3 month moving average

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Labour force characteristics by census metropolitan area (seasonally adjusted) — 3 month moving average
Table summary
This table displays the labour force characteristics by census metropolitan areas. The data in this table is seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average. The row headers provide information for the labour force characteristics for each census metropolitan area. The column headers provide information on the current and last month in thousands, the standard error, as well as the number change (in thousands) and the percentage change from last month, from last December and from twelve months ago.
  November 2014 December 2014 S.E. 1 Change from Percent change from
last month last December twelve months ago last month last December twelve months ago
  in thousands (except rates)      
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador  
Population 168.9 169.1 ... 0.2 1.6 1.6 0.1 1.0 1.0
Labour force 117.7 118.1 0.8 0.4 1.8 1.8 0.3 1.5 1.5
Employment 110.9 111.7 0.8 0.8 2.2 2.2 0.7 2.0 2.0
Unemployment 6.8 6.4 0.4 -0.4 -0.5 -0.5 -5.9 -7.2 -7.2
Participation rate 69.7 69.8 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 5.4 0.3 -0.4 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.7 66.1 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.7 ... ... ...
Halifax, Nova Scotia  
Population 352.1 352.5 ... 0.4 3.4 3.4 0.1 1.0 1.0
Labour force 245.5 246.1 1.2 0.6 1.1 1.1 0.2 0.4 0.4
Employment 230.6 231.2 1.2 0.6 3.0 3.0 0.3 1.3 1.3
Unemployment 14.9 14.9 0.7 0.0 -1.9 -1.9 0.0 -11.3 -11.3
Participation rate 69.7 69.8 0.3 0.1 -0.4 -0.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.1 0.3 0.0 -0.8 -0.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.5 65.6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 ... ... ...
Moncton, New Brunswick  
Population 121.3 121.5 ... 0.2 2.0 2.0 0.2 1.7 1.7
Labour force 79.5 79.0 0.8 -0.5 -0.8 -0.8 -0.6 -1.0 -1.0
Employment 74.0 73.6 0.8 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.5 0.0 0.0
Unemployment 5.5 5.4 0.4 -0.1 -0.7 -0.7 -1.8 -11.5 -11.5
Participation rate 65.5 65.0 0.7 -0.5 -1.8 -1.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.9 6.8 0.5 -0.1 -0.8 -0.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.0 60.6 0.7 -0.4 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Saint John, New Brunswick  
Population 107.0 107.0 ... 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2
Labour force 70.7 71.4 0.6 0.7 -0.4 -0.4 1.0 -0.6 -0.6
Employment 64.7 65.7 0.7 1.0 -1.2 -1.2 1.5 -1.8 -1.8
Unemployment 5.9 5.6 0.4 -0.3 0.7 0.7 -5.1 14.3 14.3
Participation rate 66.1 66.7 0.6 0.6 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.3 7.8 0.6 -0.5 1.0 1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.5 61.4 0.7 0.9 -1.2 -1.2 ... ... ...
Saguenay, Quebec  
Population 126.3 126.3 ... 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2
Labour force 81.5 82.0 0.8 0.5 3.0 3.0 0.6 3.8 3.8
Employment 73.6 74.1 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.2 1.2
Unemployment 8.0 7.9 0.4 -0.1 2.1 2.1 -1.2 36.2 36.2
Participation rate 64.5 64.9 0.6 0.4 2.4 2.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.8 9.6 0.5 -0.2 2.3 2.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.3 58.7 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.8 ... ... ...
Québec, Quebec  
Population 655.2 655.6 ... 0.4 5.7 5.7 0.1 0.9 0.9
Labour force 444.4 441.2 3.4 -3.2 -5.7 -5.7 -0.7 -1.3 -1.3
Employment 421.3 417.4 3.4 -3.9 -8.5 -8.5 -0.9 -2.0 -2.0
Unemployment 23.1 23.8 1.5 0.7 2.8 2.8 3.0 13.3 13.3
Participation rate 67.8 67.3 0.5 -0.5 -1.5 -1.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 5.4 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.3 63.7 0.5 -0.6 -1.8 -1.8 ... ... ...
Sherbrooke, Quebec  
Population 172.7 172.9 ... 0.2 2.7 2.7 0.1 1.6 1.6
Labour force 108.4 108.1 1.2 -0.3 7.0 7.0 -0.3 6.9 6.9
Employment 100.7 99.9 1.2 -0.8 5.9 5.9 -0.8 6.3 6.3
Unemployment 7.7 8.2 0.5 0.5 1.1 1.1 6.5 15.5 15.5
Participation rate 62.8 62.5 0.7 -0.3 3.1 3.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.1 7.6 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.3 57.8 0.7 -0.5 2.6 2.6 ... ... ...
Trois-Rivières, Quebec  
Population 127.8 127.8 ... 0.0 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.7 0.7
Labour force 73.9 73.4 0.8 -0.5 0.9 0.9 -0.7 1.2 1.2
Employment 69.2 68.7 0.8 -0.5 2.2 2.2 -0.7 3.3 3.3
Unemployment 4.7 4.8 0.4 0.1 -1.2 -1.2 2.1 -20.0 -20.0
Participation rate 57.8 57.4 0.7 -0.4 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.5 0.5 0.1 -1.8 -1.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 54.1 53.8 0.6 -0.3 1.4 1.4 ... ... ...
Montréal, Quebec  
Population 3,341.4 3,343.4 ... 2.0 36.9 36.9 0.1 1.1 1.1
Labour force 2,217.6 2,213.7 7.7 -3.9 -6.1 -6.1 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3
Employment 2,032.6 2,033.8 7.9 1.2 -8.2 -8.2 0.1 -0.4 -0.4
Unemployment 185.0 179.9 4.8 -5.1 2.2 2.2 -2.8 1.2 1.2
Participation rate 66.4 66.2 0.2 -0.2 -0.9 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.3 8.1 0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.8 60.8 0.2 0.0 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 1,085.5 1,086.6 ... 1.1 14.2 14.2 0.1 1.3 1.3
Labour force 757.3 755.0 3.8 -2.3 11.7 11.7 -0.3 1.6 1.6
Employment 710.2 709.2 3.9 -1.0 12.2 12.2 -0.1 1.8 1.8
Unemployment 47.1 45.7 1.8 -1.4 -0.6 -0.6 -3.0 -1.3 -1.3
Participation rate 69.8 69.5 0.4 -0.3 0.2 0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.4 65.3 0.4 -0.1 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 270.1 270.3 ... 0.2 3.5 3.5 0.1 1.3 1.3
Labour force 183.7 184.5 1.4 0.8 1.8 1.8 0.4 1.0 1.0
Employment 170.7 171.2 1.4 0.5 1.2 1.2 0.3 0.7 0.7
Unemployment 13.0 13.4 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.7 3.1 5.5 5.5
Participation rate 68.0 68.3 0.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.1 7.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.2 63.3 0.5 0.1 -0.4 -0.4 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 815.5 816.3 ... 0.8 10.7 10.7 0.1 1.3 1.3
Labour force 573.6 570.4 3.5 -3.2 9.8 9.8 -0.6 1.7 1.7
Employment 539.5 538.1 3.7 -1.4 11.1 11.1 -0.3 2.1 2.1
Unemployment 34.1 32.4 1.7 -1.7 -1.2 -1.2 -5.0 -3.6 -3.6
Participation rate 70.3 69.9 0.4 -0.4 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.9 5.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.2 65.9 0.5 -0.3 0.5 0.5 ... ... ...
Kingston, Ontario  
Population 137.1 137.3 ... 0.2 1.5 1.5 0.1 1.1 1.1
Labour force 85.6 84.6 0.8 -1.0 -4.6 -4.6 -1.2 -5.2 -5.2
Employment 79.8 79.2 0.8 -0.6 -4.5 -4.5 -0.8 -5.4 -5.4
Unemployment 5.8 5.4 0.3 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -6.9 0.0 0.0
Participation rate 62.4 61.6 0.6 -0.8 -4.1 -4.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.8 6.4 0.4 -0.4 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.2 57.7 0.6 -0.5 -3.9 -3.9 ... ... ...
Peterborough, Ontario  
Population 103.7 103.8 ... 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.3
Labour force 66.0 66.5 1.0 0.5 5.2 5.2 0.8 8.5 8.5
Employment 62.0 62.9 1.1 0.9 5.3 5.3 1.5 9.2 9.2
Unemployment 3.9 3.7 0.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -5.1 0.0 0.0
Participation rate 63.6 64.1 1.0 0.5 4.9 4.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.9 5.6 0.8 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.8 60.6 1.1 0.8 4.9 4.9 ... ... ...
Oshawa, Ontario  
Population 321.3 321.7 ... 0.4 5.2 5.2 0.1 1.6 1.6
Labour force 223.9 224.5 1.6 0.6 11.5 11.5 0.3 5.4 5.4
Employment 208.8 209.8 1.6 1.0 11.7 11.7 0.5 5.9 5.9
Unemployment 15.2 14.7 0.8 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -3.3 -1.3 -1.3
Participation rate 69.7 69.8 0.5 0.1 2.5 2.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.8 6.5 0.4 -0.3 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.0 65.2 0.5 0.2 2.6 2.6 ... ... ...
Toronto, Ontario  
Population 5,095.1 5,101.9 ... 6.8 88.1 88.1 0.1 1.8 1.8
Labour force 3,385.2 3,388.1 10.3 2.9 -35.9 -35.9 0.1 -1.0 -1.0
Employment 3,120.2 3,122.8 10.6 2.6 -10.7 -10.7 0.1 -0.3 -0.3
Unemployment 265.0 265.2 6.3 0.2 -25.2 -25.2 0.1 -8.7 -8.7
Participation rate 66.4 66.4 0.2 0.0 -1.9 -1.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.8 7.8 0.2 0.0 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.2 61.2 0.2 0.0 -1.3 -1.3 ... ... ...
Hamilton, Ontario  
Population 639.7 640.1 ... 0.4 6.3 6.3 0.1 1.0 1.0
Labour force 408.2 403.2 3.2 -5.0 4.4 4.4 -1.2 1.1 1.1
Employment 385.5 380.7 3.3 -4.8 8.3 8.3 -1.2 2.2 2.2
Unemployment 22.7 22.5 1.4 -0.2 -4.0 -4.0 -0.9 -15.1 -15.1
Participation rate 63.8 63.0 0.5 -0.8 0.1 0.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.6 5.6 0.4 0.0 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.3 59.5 0.5 -0.8 0.7 0.7 ... ... ...
St. Catharines-Niagara, Ontario  
Population 342.2 342.2 ... 0.0 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.3
Labour force 210.3 210.4 1.7 0.1 -2.0 -2.0 0.0 -0.9 -0.9
Employment 196.8 196.2 1.8 -0.6 2.7 2.7 -0.3 1.4 1.4
Unemployment 13.4 14.1 0.8 0.7 -4.8 -4.8 5.2 -25.4 -25.4
Participation rate 61.5 61.5 0.5 0.0 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.7 0.4 0.3 -2.2 -2.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.5 57.3 0.5 -0.2 0.6 0.6 ... ... ...
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ontario  
Population 425.9 426.3 ... 0.4 5.6 5.6 0.1 1.3 1.3
Labour force 311.4 311.7 2.0 0.3 -0.4 -0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Employment 292.5 294.4 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.8 0.6 0.6 0.6
Unemployment 18.8 17.3 1.1 -1.5 -2.2 -2.2 -8.0 -11.3 -11.3
Participation rate 73.1 73.1 0.5 0.0 -1.1 -1.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.0 5.6 0.3 -0.4 -0.6 -0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 68.7 69.1 0.5 0.4 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Brantford, Ontario  
Population 110.1 110.2 ... 0.1 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.6
Labour force 72.9 73.8 0.8 0.9 3.2 3.2 1.2 4.5 4.5
Employment 68.4 69.2 0.8 0.8 2.3 2.3 1.2 3.4 3.4
Unemployment 4.5 4.6 0.3 0.1 1.0 1.0 2.2 27.8 27.8
Participation rate 66.2 67.0 0.8 0.8 2.5 2.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.2 0.5 0.0 1.1 1.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.1 62.8 0.7 0.7 1.7 1.7 ... ... ...
Guelph, Ontario  
Population 119.7 119.8 ... 0.1 1.9 1.9 0.1 1.6 1.6
Labour force 85.5 85.8 0.9 0.3 7.6 7.6 0.4 9.7 9.7
Employment 81.1 81.4 0.9 0.3 9.2 9.2 0.4 12.7 12.7
Unemployment 4.4 4.4 0.5 0.0 -1.6 -1.6 0.0 -26.7 -26.7
Participation rate 71.4 71.6 0.8 0.2 5.3 5.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.1 5.1 0.6 0.0 -2.6 -2.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 67.8 67.9 0.8 0.1 6.7 6.7 ... ... ...
London, Ontario  
Population 425.0 425.3 ... 0.3 3.9 3.9 0.1 0.9 0.9
Labour force 267.7 270.1 2.2 2.4 6.6 6.6 0.9 2.5 2.5
Employment 247.0 249.7 2.1 2.7 6.5 6.5 1.1 2.7 2.7
Unemployment 20.8 20.4 1.0 -0.4 0.1 0.1 -1.9 0.5 0.5
Participation rate 63.0 63.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.8 7.6 0.4 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.1 58.7 0.5 0.6 1.0 1.0 ... ... ...
Windsor, Ontario  
Population 271.0 271.1 ... 0.1 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.5 0.5
Labour force 169.0 170.9 1.6 1.9 3.8 3.8 1.1 2.3 2.3
Employment 153.8 155.0 1.6 1.2 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.5
Unemployment 15.2 15.9 0.8 0.7 3.1 3.1 4.6 24.2 24.2
Participation rate 62.4 63.0 0.6 0.6 1.1 1.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.0 9.3 0.5 0.3 1.6 1.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.8 57.2 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 ... ... ...
Barrie, Ontario  
Population 168.3 168.5 ... 0.2 2.4 2.4 0.1 1.4 1.4
Labour force 122.8 122.2 1.3 -0.6 5.7 5.7 -0.5 4.9 4.9
Employment 117.3 116.3 1.3 -1.0 5.9 5.9 -0.9 5.3 5.3
Unemployment 5.5 6.0 0.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 9.1 -1.6 -1.6
Participation rate 73.0 72.5 0.8 -0.5 2.4 2.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.5 4.9 0.5 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.7 69.0 0.8 -0.7 2.5 2.5 ... ... ...
Greater Sudbury, Ontario  
Population 138.1 138.1 ... 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Labour force 88.2 88.9 0.8 0.7 -0.3 -0.3 0.8 -0.3 -0.3
Employment 82.8 83.4 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.4
Unemployment 5.4 5.4 0.4 0.0 -0.7 -0.7 0.0 -11.5 -11.5
Participation rate 63.9 64.4 0.6 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.1 0.4 0.0 -0.7 -0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.0 60.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.3 ... ... ...
Thunder Bay, Ontario  
Population 103.6 103.6 ... 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2
Labour force 63.3 63.6 0.6 0.3 -2.0 -2.0 0.5 -3.0 -3.0
Employment 59.8 60.0 0.6 0.2 -1.8 -1.8 0.3 -2.9 -2.9
Unemployment 3.4 3.7 0.3 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 8.8 -2.6 -2.6
Participation rate 61.1 61.4 0.6 0.3 -2.0 -2.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.4 5.8 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.7 57.9 0.6 0.2 -1.9 -1.9 ... ... ...
Winnipeg, Manitoba  
Population 657.8 658.7 ... 0.9 11.9 11.9 0.1 1.8 1.8
Labour force 448.1 449.3 1.3 1.2 4.3 4.3 0.3 1.0 1.0
Employment 422.9 424.0 1.4 1.1 4.6 4.6 0.3 1.1 1.1
Unemployment 25.2 25.3 0.8 0.1 -0.4 -0.4 0.4 -1.6 -1.6
Participation rate 68.1 68.2 0.2 0.1 -0.6 -0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.6 5.6 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.3 64.4 0.2 0.1 -0.4 -0.4 ... ... ...
Regina, Saskatchewan  
Population 191.9 192.2 ... 0.3 4.9 4.9 0.2 2.6 2.6
Labour force 140.3 140.9 0.8 0.6 1.5 1.5 0.4 1.1 1.1
Employment 136.0 136.3 0.8 0.3 2.9 2.9 0.2 2.2 2.2
Unemployment 4.3 4.6 0.3 0.3 -1.4 -1.4 7.0 -23.3 -23.3
Participation rate 73.1 73.3 0.4 0.2 -1.1 -1.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 3.1 3.3 0.2 0.2 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 70.9 70.9 0.4 0.0 -0.3 -0.3 ... ... ...
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  
Population 247.5 248.1 ... 0.6 8.7 8.7 0.2 3.6 3.6
Labour force 179.0 179.8 1.0 0.8 7.7 7.7 0.4 4.5 4.5
Employment 172.6 173.0 1.0 0.4 8.1 8.1 0.2 4.9 4.9
Unemployment 6.4 6.7 0.5 0.3 -0.5 -0.5 4.7 -6.9 -6.9
Participation rate 72.3 72.5 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 3.6 3.7 0.3 0.1 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.7 69.7 0.4 0.0 0.8 0.8 ... ... ...
Calgary, Alberta  
Population 1,152.8 1,154.8 ... 2.0 40.4 40.4 0.2 3.6 3.6
Labour force 842.1 848.5 3.5 6.4 18.7 18.7 0.8 2.3 2.3
Employment 805.4 808.0 3.8 2.6 17.4 17.4 0.3 2.2 2.2
Unemployment 36.7 40.5 2.0 3.8 1.3 1.3 10.4 3.3 3.3
Participation rate 73.0 73.5 0.3 0.5 -1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.4 4.8 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.9 70.0 0.3 0.1 -0.9 -0.9 ... ... ...
Edmonton, Alberta  
Population 1,077.5 1,079.4 ... 1.9 35.5 35.5 0.2 3.4 3.4
Labour force 784.4 784.9 3.8 0.5 16.9 16.9 0.1 2.2 2.2
Employment 742.7 745.2 3.9 2.5 19.5 19.5 0.3 2.7 2.7
Unemployment 41.8 39.6 2.1 -2.2 -2.7 -2.7 -5.3 -6.4 -6.4
Participation rate 72.8 72.7 0.4 -0.1 -0.9 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 5.0 0.3 -0.3 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 68.9 69.0 0.4 0.1 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Kelowna, British Columbia  
Population 153.8 154.0 ... 0.2 2.1 2.1 0.1 1.4 1.4
Labour force 100.0 98.6 1.8 -1.4 0.5 0.5 -1.4 0.5 0.5
Employment 94.8 94.8 1.8 0.0 3.6 3.6 0.0 3.9 3.9
Unemployment 5.2 3.8 0.8 -1.4 -3.1 -3.1 -26.9 -44.9 -44.9
Participation rate 65.0 64.0 1.2 -1.0 -0.6 -0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 3.9 0.8 -1.3 -3.1 -3.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.6 61.6 1.2 0.0 1.6 1.6 ... ... ...
Abbotsford-Mission, British Columbia  
Population 149.9 150.1 ... 0.2 2.2 2.2 0.1 1.5 1.5
Labour force 96.3 96.8 0.8 0.5 -5.4 -5.4 0.5 -5.3 -5.3
Employment 89.8 90.5 0.8 0.7 -3.6 -3.6 0.8 -3.8 -3.8
Unemployment 6.5 6.3 0.4 -0.2 -1.8 -1.8 -3.1 -22.2 -22.2
Participation rate 64.2 64.5 0.6 0.3 -4.6 -4.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.7 6.5 0.4 -0.2 -1.4 -1.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.9 60.3 0.6 0.4 -3.3 -3.3 ... ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia  
Population 2,150.7 2,152.9 ... 2.2 40.7 40.7 0.1 1.9 1.9
Labour force 1,410.3 1,409.4 5.1 -0.9 42.8 42.8 -0.1 3.1 3.1
Employment 1,325.7 1,326.6 5.2 0.9 47.2 47.2 0.1 3.7 3.7
Unemployment 84.6 82.9 2.9 -1.7 -4.3 -4.3 -2.0 -4.9 -4.9
Participation rate 65.6 65.5 0.2 -0.1 0.8 0.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.0 5.9 0.2 -0.1 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.6 61.6 0.2 0.0 1.0 1.0 ... ... ...
Victoria, British Columbia  
Population 308.0 308.1 ... 0.1 2.6 2.6 0.0 0.9 0.9
Labour force 187.6 187.4 1.6 -0.2 -3.2 -3.2 -0.1 -1.7 -1.7
Employment 178.4 178.2 1.7 -0.2 -3.9 -3.9 -0.1 -2.1 -2.1
Unemployment 9.2 9.1 0.6 -0.1 0.6 0.6 -1.1 7.1 7.1
Participation rate 60.9 60.8 0.5 -0.1 -1.6 -1.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.9 4.9 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.9 57.8 0.5 -0.1 -1.8 -1.8 ... ... ...
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
Note(s):
Estimates in this table are based on 2006 census boundaries. Related CANSIM Table 282-0116. The sum of individual categories may not always add to the total due to rounding.
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