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 area. The data in this table is seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average. The row headers provide information on the labour force characteristics for the census metropolitan areas. The column headers provide information on the current and last month (in thousands, except rates), the standard error, as well as the change (in thousands and in percent) from last month, from last December and from twelve months ago.
  December 2015 January 2016 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 179.5 179.7 ... 0.2 0.2 2.1 0.1 0.1 1.2
Labour force 122.3 121.7 1.0 -0.6 -0.6 -4.2 -0.5 -0.5 -3.3
Employment 114.4 113.6 1.0 -0.8 -0.8 -5.1 -0.7 -0.7 -4.3
Unemployment 7.8 8.2 0.5 0.4 0.4 1.0 5.1 5.1 13.9
Participation rate 68.1 67.7 0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -3.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.7 63.2 0.6 -0.5 -0.5 -3.6 ... ... ...
Halifax, Nova Scotia  
Population 350.6 351.0 ... 0.4 0.4 5.0 0.1 0.1 1.4
Labour force 238.1 238.8 1.5 0.7 0.7 -3.3 0.3 0.3 -1.4
Employment 223.4 223.3 1.5 -0.1 -0.1 -4.1 0.0 0.0 -1.8
Unemployment 14.7 15.6 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.9 6.1 6.1 6.1
Participation rate 67.9 68.0 0.4 0.1 0.1 -2.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.7 63.6 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -2.1 ... ... ...
Moncton, New Brunswick  
Population 124.3 124.4 ... 0.1 0.1 1.5 0.1 0.1 1.2
Labour force 84.3 83.6 1.0 -0.7 -0.7 1.9 -0.8 -0.8 2.3
Employment 79.1 78.4 1.0 -0.7 -0.7 2.0 -0.9 -0.9 2.6
Unemployment 5.2 5.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -1.9
Participation rate 67.8 67.2 0.8 -0.6 -0.6 0.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.6 63.0 0.8 -0.6 -0.6 0.8 ... ... ...
Saint John, New Brunswick  
Population 105.4 105.4 ... 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2
Labour force 67.5 67.7 0.9 0.2 0.2 -2.3 0.3 0.3 -3.3
Employment 62.2 62.1 0.9 -0.1 -0.1 -1.6 -0.2 -0.2 -2.5
Unemployment 5.3 5.6 0.4 0.3 0.3 -0.7 5.7 5.7 -11.1
Participation rate 64.0 64.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 -2.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.9 8.3 0.6 0.4 0.4 -0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.0 58.9 0.8 -0.1 -0.1 -1.4 ... ... ...
Saguenay, Quebec  
Population 135.1 135.1 ... 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 82.2 82.8 1.0 0.6 0.6 -3.2 0.7 0.7 -3.7
Employment 76.1 76.6 1.0 0.5 0.5 -1.8 0.7 0.7 -2.3
Unemployment 6.1 6.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 -1.3 3.3 3.3 -17.1
Participation rate 60.8 61.3 0.8 0.5 0.5 -2.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.4 7.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 -1.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.3 56.7 0.8 0.4 0.4 -1.3 ... ... ...
Québec, Quebec  
Population 672.1 672.4 ... 0.3 0.3 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.7
Labour force 468.1 466.3 4.1 -1.8 -1.8 13.9 -0.4 -0.4 3.1
Employment 445.3 441.9 4.1 -3.4 -3.4 14.1 -0.8 -0.8 3.3
Unemployment 22.8 24.3 1.5 1.5 1.5 -0.2 6.6 6.6 -0.8
Participation rate 69.6 69.3 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 1.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.9 5.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.3 65.7 0.6 -0.6 -0.6 1.6 ... ... ...
Sherbrooke, Quebec  
Population 180.1 180.2 ... 0.1 0.1 1.9 0.1 0.1 1.1
Labour force 113.0 112.8 1.2 -0.2 -0.2 1.6 -0.2 -0.2 1.4
Employment 105.5 105.3 1.2 -0.2 -0.2 2.6 -0.2 -0.2 2.5
Unemployment 7.5 7.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 -1.0 0.0 0.0 -11.8
Participation rate 62.7 62.6 0.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.6 6.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.6 58.4 0.6 -0.2 -0.2 0.8 ... ... ...
Trois-Rivières, Quebec  
Population 132.9 132.9 ... 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2
Labour force 80.8 80.6 1.0 -0.2 -0.2 4.2 -0.2 -0.2 5.5
Employment 74.9 74.7 1.0 -0.2 -0.2 3.1 -0.3 -0.3 4.3
Unemployment 5.9 5.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.0 22.9
Participation rate 60.8 60.6 0.8 -0.2 -0.2 3.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.3 7.3 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.4 56.2 0.8 -0.2 -0.2 2.2 ... ... ...
Montréal, Quebec  
Population 3,366.4 3,368.8 ... 2.4 2.4 31.4 0.1 0.1 0.9
Labour force 2,232.8 2,238.9 8.9 6.1 6.1 36.2 0.3 0.3 1.6
Employment 2,038.8 2,046.2 9.1 7.4 7.4 17.6 0.4 0.4 0.9
Unemployment 194.0 192.6 5.2 -1.4 -1.4 18.5 -0.7 -0.7 10.6
Participation rate 66.3 66.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.7 8.6 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.6 60.7 0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 1,102.4 1,103.3 ... 0.9 0.9 12.0 0.1 0.1 1.1
Labour force 758.7 755.9 4.7 -2.8 -2.8 -3.1 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
Employment 711.7 707.9 4.9 -3.8 -3.8 0.9 -0.5 -0.5 0.1
Unemployment 47.0 47.9 2.1 0.9 0.9 -4.2 1.9 1.9 -8.1
Participation rate 68.8 68.5 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -1.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.6 64.2 0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.6 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 273.1 273.2 ... 0.1 0.1 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.6
Labour force 192.8 190.3 1.6 -2.5 -2.5 2.5 -1.3 -1.3 1.3
Employment 181.3 178.7 1.7 -2.6 -2.6 5.4 -1.4 -1.4 3.1
Unemployment 11.5 11.7 0.7 0.2 0.2 -2.8 1.7 1.7 -19.3
Participation rate 70.6 69.7 0.6 -0.9 -0.9 0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.0 6.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 -1.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.4 65.4 0.6 -1.0 -1.0 1.6 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 829.3 830.1 ... 0.8 0.8 10.5 0.1 0.1 1.3
Labour force 565.8 565.5 4.4 -0.3 -0.3 -5.7 -0.1 -0.1 -1.0
Employment 530.4 529.3 4.6 -1.1 -1.1 -4.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.8
Unemployment 35.5 36.3 2.0 0.8 0.8 -1.2 2.3 2.3 -3.2
Participation rate 68.2 68.1 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -1.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.0 63.8 0.6 -0.2 -0.2 -1.3 ... ... ...
Kingston, Ontario  
Population 138.7 138.8 ... 0.1 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.8
Labour force 90.2 89.8 0.9 -0.4 -0.4 3.9 -0.4 -0.4 4.5
Employment 84.4 84.1 0.9 -0.3 -0.3 3.8 -0.4 -0.4 4.7
Unemployment 5.8 5.7 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 -1.7 -1.7 1.8
Participation rate 65.0 64.7 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 2.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.3 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.9 60.6 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 2.3 ... ... ...
Peterborough, Ontario  
Population 104.5 104.6 ... 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.4
Labour force 64.7 64.5 1.2 -0.2 -0.2 -3.1 -0.3 -0.3 -4.6
Employment 59.8 60.2 1.3 0.4 0.4 -2.6 0.7 0.7 -4.1
Unemployment 4.9 4.3 0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.5 -12.2 -12.2 -10.4
Participation rate 61.9 61.7 1.2 -0.2 -0.2 -3.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.6 6.7 0.8 -0.9 -0.9 -0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.2 57.6 1.2 0.4 0.4 -2.7 ... ... ...
Oshawa, Ontario  
Population 323.5 324.0 ... 0.5 0.5 5.3 0.2 0.2 1.7
Labour force 217.9 222.2 2.0 4.3 4.3 1.4 2.0 2.0 0.6
Employment 202.9 207.9 2.2 5.0 5.0 2.3 2.5 2.5 1.1
Unemployment 15.0 14.2 1.0 -0.8 -0.8 -1.0 -5.3 -5.3 -6.6
Participation rate 67.4 68.6 0.6 1.2 1.2 -0.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.9 6.4 0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.7 64.2 0.7 1.5 1.5 -0.3 ... ... ...
Toronto, Ontario  
Population 5,139.6 5,146.3 ... 6.7 6.7 86.7 0.1 0.1 1.7
Labour force 3,461.4 3,472.0 11.3 10.6 10.6 141.8 0.3 0.3 4.3
Employment 3,218.5 3,226.1 11.6 7.6 7.6 149.8 0.2 0.2 4.9
Unemployment 243.0 246.0 6.2 3.0 3.0 -7.9 1.2 1.2 -3.1
Participation rate 67.3 67.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.0 7.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.6 62.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.9 ... ... ...
Hamilton, Ontario  
Population 645.4 645.9 ... 0.5 0.5 6.8 0.1 0.1 1.1
Labour force 409.7 410.0 3.9 0.3 0.3 8.2 0.1 0.1 2.0
Employment 385.4 383.8 4.0 -1.6 -1.6 4.3 -0.4 -0.4 1.1
Unemployment 24.3 26.2 1.5 1.9 1.9 3.9 7.8 7.8 17.5
Participation rate 63.5 63.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.9 6.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.7 59.4 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 ... ... ...
St. Catharines-Niagara, Ontario  
Population 343.8 343.9 ... 0.1 0.1 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.4
Labour force 225.6 225.8 2.3 0.2 0.2 14.7 0.1 0.1 7.0
Employment 207.5 206.3 2.4 -1.2 -1.2 9.1 -0.6 -0.6 4.6
Unemployment 18.1 19.5 1.0 1.4 1.4 5.5 7.7 7.7 39.3
Participation rate 65.6 65.7 0.7 0.1 0.1 4.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.0 8.6 0.4 0.6 0.6 2.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.4 60.0 0.7 -0.4 -0.4 2.5 ... ... ...
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ontario  
Population 423.3 423.6 ... 0.3 0.3 4.0 0.1 0.1 1.0
Labour force 298.5 299.5 2.8 1.0 1.0 -6.7 0.3 0.3 -2.2
Employment 279.4 280.1 3.0 0.7 0.7 -8.8 0.3 0.3 -3.0
Unemployment 19.1 19.4 1.0 0.3 0.3 2.2 1.6 1.6 12.8
Participation rate 70.5 70.7 0.7 0.2 0.2 -2.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.0 66.1 0.7 0.1 0.1 -2.8 ... ... ...
Brantford, Ontario  
Population 112.2 112.3 ... 0.1 0.1 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.8
Labour force 72.0 72.5 0.9 0.5 0.5 -2.8 0.7 0.7 -3.7
Employment 68.5 68.3 1.0 -0.2 -0.2 -2.5 -0.3 -0.3 -3.5
Unemployment 3.5 4.2 0.4 0.7 0.7 -0.3 20.0 20.0 -6.7
Participation rate 64.2 64.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 -3.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.9 5.8 0.5 0.9 0.9 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.1 60.8 0.9 -0.3 -0.3 -2.8 ... ... ...
Guelph, Ontario  
Population 129.3 129.5 ... 0.2 0.2 1.5 0.2 0.2 1.2
Labour force 97.3 99.0 1.1 1.7 1.7 8.2 1.7 1.7 9.0
Employment 93.2 95.1 1.2 1.9 1.9 8.8 2.0 2.0 10.2
Unemployment 4.1 4.0 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5 -2.4 -2.4 -11.1
Participation rate 75.3 76.4 0.9 1.1 1.1 5.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.2 4.0 0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 72.1 73.4 0.9 1.3 1.3 6.0 ... ... ...
London, Ontario  
Population 423.7 424.0 ... 0.3 0.3 3.7 0.1 0.1 0.9
Labour force 272.2 270.9 2.7 -1.3 -1.3 2.5 -0.5 -0.5 0.9
Employment 255.4 255.3 2.8 -0.1 -0.1 6.0 0.0 0.0 2.4
Unemployment 16.7 15.6 1.1 -1.1 -1.1 -3.5 -6.6 -6.6 -18.3
Participation rate 64.2 63.9 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 5.8 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -1.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.3 60.2 0.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.9 ... ... ...
Windsor, Ontario  
Population 280.5 280.7 ... 0.2 0.2 2.0 0.1 0.1 0.7
Labour force 169.5 170.4 1.9 0.9 0.9 -5.5 0.5 0.5 -3.1
Employment 153.1 154.6 1.9 1.5 1.5 -4.8 1.0 1.0 -3.0
Unemployment 16.4 15.8 1.0 -0.6 -0.6 -0.7 -3.7 -3.7 -4.2
Participation rate 60.4 60.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 -2.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.7 9.3 0.6 -0.4 -0.4 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 54.6 55.1 0.7 0.5 0.5 -2.1 ... ... ...
Barrie, Ontario  
Population 168.2 168.5 ... 0.3 0.3 2.8 0.2 0.2 1.7
Labour force 111.7 114.3 1.7 2.6 2.6 -7.0 2.3 2.3 -5.8
Employment 104.6 107.0 1.9 2.4 2.4 -7.6 2.3 2.3 -6.6
Unemployment 7.2 7.3 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.6 1.4 1.4 9.0
Participation rate 66.4 67.8 1.0 1.4 1.4 -5.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.2 63.5 1.1 1.3 1.3 -5.7 ... ... ...
Greater Sudbury, Ontario  
Population 140.1 140.1 ... 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2
Labour force 86.6 86.1 0.9 -0.5 -0.5 -3.8 -0.6 -0.6 -4.2
Employment 79.3 78.7 0.9 -0.6 -0.6 -5.9 -0.8 -0.8 -7.0
Unemployment 7.3 7.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 2.1 1.4 1.4 39.6
Participation rate 61.8 61.5 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 -2.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.4 8.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 2.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.6 56.2 0.7 -0.4 -0.4 -4.3 ... ... ...
Thunder Bay, Ontario  
Population 104.6 104.6 ... 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Labour force 63.4 64.4 0.7 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.6 1.6
Employment 59.7 60.1 0.7 0.4 0.4 -0.1 0.7 0.7 -0.2
Unemployment 3.7 4.2 0.2 0.5 0.5 1.0 13.5 13.5 31.2
Participation rate 60.6 61.6 0.6 1.0 1.0 1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 6.5 0.4 0.7 0.7 1.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.1 57.5 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.0 ... ... ...
Winnipeg, Manitoba  
Population 656.6 657.2 ... 0.6 0.6 9.3 0.1 0.1 1.4
Labour force 453.0 451.7 1.4 -1.3 -1.3 7.7 -0.3 -0.3 1.7
Employment 425.1 423.1 1.4 -2.0 -2.0 5.9 -0.5 -0.5 1.4
Unemployment 27.9 28.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 1.8 2.5 2.5 6.7
Participation rate 69.0 68.7 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.7 64.4 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 ... ... ...
Regina, Saskatchewan  
Population 199.8 200.0 ... 0.2 0.2 3.8 0.1 0.1 1.9
Labour force 145.6 146.1 1.0 0.5 0.5 2.5 0.3 0.3 1.7
Employment 139.5 139.8 1.1 0.3 0.3 2.1 0.2 0.2 1.5
Unemployment 6.1 6.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.4 3.3 3.3 6.8
Participation rate 72.9 73.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 -0.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.2 4.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.8 69.9 0.5 0.1 0.1 -0.3 ... ... ...
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  
Population 254.8 255.2 ... 0.4 0.4 6.3 0.2 0.2 2.5
Labour force 183.3 181.1 1.2 -2.2 -2.2 2.5 -1.2 -1.2 1.4
Employment 171.5 170.0 1.3 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5 -0.9 -0.9 -0.3
Unemployment 11.8 11.1 0.6 -0.7 -0.7 3.0 -5.9 -5.9 37.0
Participation rate 71.9 71.0 0.5 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.1 0.3 -0.3 -0.3 1.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 67.3 66.6 0.5 -0.7 -0.7 -1.9 ... ... ...
Calgary, Alberta  
Population 1,191.8 1,193.4 ... 1.6 1.6 30.0 0.1 0.1 2.6
Labour force 862.4 865.2 4.5 2.8 2.8 8.4 0.3 0.3 1.0
Employment 802.2 798.9 4.6 -3.3 -3.3 -18.4 -0.4 -0.4 -2.3
Unemployment 60.1 66.3 2.5 6.2 6.2 26.8 10.3 10.3 67.8
Participation rate 72.4 72.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 -1.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.0 7.7 0.3 0.7 0.7 3.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 67.3 66.9 0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -3.4 ... ... ...
Edmonton, Alberta  
Population 1,111.3 1,112.5 ... 1.2 1.2 24.5 0.1 0.1 2.3
Labour force 827.6 830.9 4.4 3.3 3.3 43.3 0.4 0.4 5.5
Employment 775.8 776.8 4.6 1.0 1.0 27.5 0.1 0.1 3.7
Unemployment 51.8 54.1 2.2 2.3 2.3 15.8 4.4 4.4 41.3
Participation rate 74.5 74.7 0.4 0.2 0.2 2.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 1.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.8 69.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.9 ... ... ...
Kelowna, British Columbia  
Population 153.5 153.7 ... 0.2 0.2 2.6 0.1 0.1 1.7
Labour force 97.5 98.8 2.0 1.3 1.3 2.5 1.3 1.3 2.6
Employment 90.9 91.3 2.0 0.4 0.4 -2.1 0.4 0.4 -2.2
Unemployment 6.6 7.5 0.6 0.9 0.9 4.6 13.6 13.6 158.6
Participation rate 63.5 64.3 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.8 7.6 0.6 0.8 0.8 4.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.2 59.4 1.3 0.2 0.2 -2.4 ... ... ...
Abbotsford-Mission, British Columbia  
Population 146.0 146.2 ... 0.2 0.2 2.2 0.1 0.1 1.5
Labour force 97.8 97.5 0.9 -0.3 -0.3 4.5 -0.3 -0.3 4.8
Employment 90.4 90.3 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 2.8 -0.1 -0.1 3.2
Unemployment 7.4 7.1 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 1.6 -4.1 -4.1 29.1
Participation rate 67.0 66.7 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 2.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.6 7.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 1.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.9 61.8 0.7 -0.1 -0.1 1.0 ... ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia  
Population 2,146.5 2,149.1 ... 2.6 2.6 39.7 0.1 0.1 1.9
Labour force 1,418.2 1,418.3 6.0 0.1 0.1 58.5 0.0 0.0 4.3
Employment 1,337.0 1,337.1 6.1 0.1 0.1 57.3 0.0 0.0 4.5
Unemployment 81.2 81.2 3.1 0.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 1.5
Participation rate 66.1 66.0 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 1.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.7 5.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.3 62.2 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 1.5 ... ... ...
Victoria, British Columbia  
Population 305.1 305.3 ... 0.2 0.2 3.7 0.1 0.1 1.2
Labour force 194.8 193.8 1.8 -1.0 -1.0 12.7 -0.5 -0.5 7.0
Employment 183.0 182.6 1.9 -0.4 -0.4 10.0 -0.2 -0.2 5.8
Unemployment 11.8 11.2 0.7 -0.6 -0.6 2.7 -5.1 -5.1 31.8
Participation rate 63.8 63.5 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 3.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 5.8 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 1.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.0 59.8 0.6 -0.2 -0.2 2.6 ... ... ...
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 2011 Census boundaries. Related CANSIM Table 282-0135. The sum of individual categories may not always add to the total due to rounding.
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