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.
  January 2016 February 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 179.7 180.0 ... 0.3 0.5 2.2 0.2 0.3 1.2
Labour force 121.7 122.6 1.0 0.9 0.3 -3.1 0.7 0.2 -2.5
Employment 113.6 113.3 1.0 -0.3 -1.1 -5.0 -0.3 -1.0 -4.2
Unemployment 8.2 9.3 0.5 1.1 1.5 1.9 13.4 19.2 25.7
Participation rate 67.7 68.1 0.5 0.4 0.0 -2.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.7 7.6 0.4 0.9 1.2 1.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.2 62.9 0.6 -0.3 -0.8 -3.6 ... ... ...
Halifax, Nova Scotia  
Population 351.0 351.4 ... 0.4 0.8 5.0 0.1 0.2 1.4
Labour force 238.8 239.2 1.5 0.4 1.1 -2.3 0.2 0.5 -1.0
Employment 223.3 223.0 1.5 -0.3 -0.4 -3.3 -0.1 -0.2 -1.5
Unemployment 15.6 16.2 0.7 0.6 1.5 1.1 3.8 10.2 7.3
Participation rate 68.0 68.1 0.4 0.1 0.2 -1.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.5 6.8 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.6 63.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -1.8 ... ... ...
Moncton, New Brunswick  
Population 124.4 124.6 ... 0.2 0.3 1.6 0.2 0.2 1.3
Labour force 83.6 83.0 1.0 -0.6 -1.3 0.3 -0.7 -1.5 0.4
Employment 78.4 77.5 1.0 -0.9 -1.6 0.2 -1.1 -2.0 0.3
Unemployment 5.2 5.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.0 5.8 5.8 0.0
Participation rate 67.2 66.6 0.8 -0.6 -1.2 -0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.0 62.2 0.8 -0.8 -1.4 -0.6 ... ... ...
Saint John, New Brunswick  
Population 105.4 105.4 ... 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2
Labour force 67.7 68.3 0.9 0.6 0.8 -1.1 0.9 1.2 -1.6
Employment 62.1 62.6 0.9 0.5 0.4 -0.7 0.8 0.6 -1.1
Unemployment 5.6 5.7 0.4 0.1 0.4 -0.4 1.8 7.5 -6.6
Participation rate 64.2 64.8 0.8 0.6 0.8 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.3 8.3 0.6 0.0 0.4 -0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.9 59.4 0.8 0.5 0.4 -0.5 ... ... ...
Saguenay, Quebec  
Population 135.1 135.0 ... -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Labour force 82.8 83.5 1.0 0.7 1.3 -1.4 0.8 1.6 -1.6
Employment 76.6 76.5 1.0 -0.1 0.4 -1.3 -0.1 0.5 -1.7
Unemployment 6.3 7.1 0.4 0.8 1.0 0.1 12.7 16.4 1.4
Participation rate 61.3 61.9 0.8 0.6 1.1 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.6 8.5 0.5 0.9 1.1 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.7 56.7 0.8 0.0 0.4 -0.8 ... ... ...
Québec, Quebec  
Population 672.4 672.9 ... 0.5 0.8 5.1 0.1 0.1 0.8
Labour force 466.3 462.8 4.1 -3.5 -5.3 9.9 -0.8 -1.1 2.2
Employment 441.9 439.3 4.1 -2.6 -6.0 11.4 -0.6 -1.3 2.7
Unemployment 24.3 23.5 1.5 -0.8 0.7 -1.5 -3.3 3.1 -6.0
Participation rate 69.3 68.8 0.6 -0.5 -0.8 1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.2 5.1 0.3 -0.1 0.2 -0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.7 65.3 0.6 -0.4 -1.0 1.2 ... ... ...
Sherbrooke, Quebec  
Population 180.2 180.4 ... 0.2 0.3 1.9 0.1 0.2 1.1
Labour force 112.8 114.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 2.8 1.1 0.9 2.5
Employment 105.3 106.1 1.2 0.8 0.6 3.3 0.8 0.6 3.2
Unemployment 7.5 7.9 0.5 0.4 0.4 -0.5 5.3 5.3 -6.0
Participation rate 62.6 63.2 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.6 6.9 0.4 0.3 0.3 -0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.4 58.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 1.2 ... ... ...
Trois-Rivières, Quebec  
Population 132.9 132.9 ... 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2
Labour force 80.6 80.9 1.0 0.3 0.1 4.6 0.4 0.1 6.0
Employment 74.7 75.6 1.0 0.9 0.7 4.1 1.2 0.9 5.7
Unemployment 5.9 5.3 0.4 -0.6 -0.6 0.4 -10.2 -10.2 8.2
Participation rate 60.6 60.9 0.8 0.3 0.1 3.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.3 6.6 0.5 -0.7 -0.7 0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.2 56.9 0.8 0.7 0.5 3.0 ... ... ...
Montréal, Quebec  
Population 3,368.8 3,371.5 ... 2.7 5.1 32.0 0.1 0.2 1.0
Labour force 2,238.9 2,242.0 8.9 3.1 9.2 39.0 0.1 0.4 1.8
Employment 2,046.2 2,047.0 9.1 0.8 8.2 10.8 0.0 0.4 0.5
Unemployment 192.6 194.9 5.2 2.3 0.9 28.1 1.2 0.5 16.8
Participation rate 66.5 66.5 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.6 8.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 1.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.7 60.7 0.3 0.0 0.1 -0.3 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 1,103.3 1,104.3 ... 1.0 1.9 12.0 0.1 0.2 1.1
Labour force 755.9 761.3 4.7 5.4 2.6 -0.5 0.7 0.3 -0.1
Employment 707.9 711.7 4.9 3.8 0.0 4.4 0.5 0.0 0.6
Unemployment 47.9 49.6 2.1 1.7 2.6 -4.8 3.5 5.5 -8.8
Participation rate 68.5 68.9 0.4 0.4 0.1 -0.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 -0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.2 64.4 0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.4 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 273.2 273.3 ... 0.1 0.2 1.5 0.0 0.1 0.6
Labour force 190.3 189.0 1.6 -1.3 -3.8 -0.4 -0.7 -2.0 -0.2
Employment 178.7 177.1 1.7 -1.6 -4.2 2.6 -0.9 -2.3 1.5
Unemployment 11.7 11.9 0.7 0.2 0.4 -3.0 1.7 3.5 -20.1
Participation rate 69.7 69.2 0.6 -0.5 -1.4 -0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.3 0.4 0.2 0.3 -1.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.4 64.8 0.6 -0.6 -1.6 0.6 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 830.1 831.0 ... 0.9 1.7 10.5 0.1 0.2 1.3
Labour force 565.5 572.3 4.4 6.8 6.5 0.0 1.2 1.1 0.0
Employment 529.3 534.6 4.6 5.3 4.2 1.7 1.0 0.8 0.3
Unemployment 36.3 37.7 2.0 1.4 2.2 -1.8 3.9 6.2 -4.6
Participation rate 68.1 68.9 0.5 0.8 0.7 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 -0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.8 64.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 -0.6 ... ... ...
Kingston, Ontario  
Population 138.8 138.9 ... 0.1 0.2 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.8
Labour force 89.8 89.7 0.9 -0.1 -0.5 3.4 -0.1 -0.6 3.9
Employment 84.1 84.3 0.9 0.2 -0.1 3.9 0.2 -0.1 4.9
Unemployment 5.7 5.4 0.4 -0.3 -0.4 -0.5 -5.3 -6.9 -8.5
Participation rate 64.7 64.6 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 2.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.0 0.4 -0.3 -0.4 -0.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.6 60.7 0.6 0.1 -0.2 2.4 ... ... ...
Peterborough, Ontario  
Population 104.6 104.6 ... 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.4
Labour force 64.5 63.8 1.2 -0.7 -0.9 -3.4 -1.1 -1.4 -5.1
Employment 60.2 60.0 1.3 -0.2 0.2 -2.1 -0.3 0.3 -3.4
Unemployment 4.3 3.8 0.6 -0.5 -1.1 -1.3 -11.6 -22.4 -25.5
Participation rate 61.7 61.0 1.2 -0.7 -0.9 -3.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.7 6.0 0.8 -0.7 -1.6 -1.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.6 57.4 1.2 -0.2 0.2 -2.2 ... ... ...
Oshawa, Ontario  
Population 324.0 324.4 ... 0.4 0.9 5.2 0.1 0.3 1.6
Labour force 222.2 223.5 2.0 1.3 5.6 4.6 0.6 2.6 2.1
Employment 207.9 209.9 2.2 2.0 7.0 6.4 1.0 3.4 3.1
Unemployment 14.2 13.6 1.0 -0.6 -1.4 -1.9 -4.2 -9.3 -12.3
Participation rate 68.6 68.9 0.6 0.3 1.5 0.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.1 0.5 -0.3 -0.8 -1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.2 64.7 0.7 0.5 2.0 0.9 ... ... ...
Toronto, Ontario  
Population 5,146.3 5,153.1 ... 6.8 13.5 86.6 0.1 0.3 1.7
Labour force 3,472.0 3,472.5 11.3 0.5 11.1 141.1 0.0 0.3 4.2
Employment 3,226.1 3,222.7 11.6 -3.4 4.2 138.6 -0.1 0.1 4.5
Unemployment 246.0 249.8 6.2 3.8 6.8 2.5 1.5 2.8 1.0
Participation rate 67.5 67.4 0.2 -0.1 0.1 1.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.1 7.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.7 62.5 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 1.6 ... ... ...
Hamilton, Ontario  
Population 645.9 646.5 ... 0.6 1.1 6.9 0.1 0.2 1.1
Labour force 410.0 408.2 3.9 -1.8 -1.5 7.9 -0.4 -0.4 2.0
Employment 383.8 383.4 4.0 -0.4 -2.0 4.9 -0.1 -0.5 1.3
Unemployment 26.2 24.8 1.5 -1.4 0.5 3.0 -5.3 2.1 13.8
Participation rate 63.5 63.1 0.6 -0.4 -0.4 0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.1 0.4 -0.3 0.2 0.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.4 59.3 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 0.1 ... ... ...
St. Catharines-Niagara, Ontario  
Population 343.9 344.0 ... 0.1 0.2 1.3 0.0 0.1 0.4
Labour force 225.8 225.1 2.3 -0.7 -0.5 13.9 -0.3 -0.2 6.6
Employment 206.3 206.1 2.4 -0.2 -1.4 9.0 -0.1 -0.7 4.6
Unemployment 19.5 19.1 1.0 -0.4 1.0 4.9 -2.1 5.5 34.5
Participation rate 65.7 65.4 0.7 -0.3 -0.2 3.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.6 8.5 0.4 -0.1 0.5 1.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.0 59.9 0.7 -0.1 -0.5 2.4 ... ... ...
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ontario  
Population 423.6 423.9 ... 0.3 0.6 4.0 0.1 0.1 1.0
Labour force 299.5 301.6 2.8 2.1 3.1 -2.5 0.7 1.0 -0.8
Employment 280.1 283.0 3.0 2.9 3.6 -4.6 1.0 1.3 -1.6
Unemployment 19.4 18.7 1.0 -0.7 -0.4 2.2 -3.6 -2.1 13.3
Participation rate 70.7 71.1 0.7 0.4 0.6 -1.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.5 6.2 0.3 -0.3 -0.2 0.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.1 66.8 0.7 0.7 0.8 -1.7 ... ... ...
Brantford, Ontario  
Population 112.3 112.4 ... 0.1 0.2 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.9
Labour force 72.5 72.9 0.9 0.4 0.9 -3.7 0.6 1.2 -4.8
Employment 68.3 68.7 1.0 0.4 0.2 -3.7 0.6 0.3 -5.1
Unemployment 4.2 4.2 0.4 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 20.0 0.0
Participation rate 64.6 64.9 0.8 0.3 0.7 -3.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 5.8 0.5 0.0 0.9 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.8 61.1 0.9 0.3 0.0 -3.9 ... ... ...
Guelph, Ontario  
Population 129.5 129.6 ... 0.1 0.3 1.5 0.1 0.2 1.2
Labour force 99.0 100.4 1.1 1.4 3.1 7.8 1.4 3.2 8.4
Employment 95.1 96.5 1.2 1.4 3.3 8.4 1.5 3.5 9.5
Unemployment 4.0 3.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.6 -2.5 -4.9 -13.3
Participation rate 76.4 77.5 0.9 1.1 2.2 5.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.0 3.9 0.5 -0.1 -0.3 -1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 73.4 74.5 0.9 1.1 2.4 5.7 ... ... ...
London, Ontario  
Population 424.0 424.3 ... 0.3 0.6 3.7 0.1 0.1 0.9
Labour force 270.9 271.2 2.7 0.3 -1.0 2.8 0.1 -0.4 1.0
Employment 255.3 253.9 2.8 -1.4 -1.5 3.8 -0.5 -0.6 1.5
Unemployment 15.6 17.4 1.1 1.8 0.7 -0.9 11.5 4.2 -4.9
Participation rate 63.9 63.9 0.6 0.0 -0.3 0.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 6.4 0.4 0.6 0.3 -0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.2 59.8 0.7 -0.4 -0.5 0.3 ... ... ...
Windsor, Ontario  
Population 280.7 280.8 ... 0.1 0.3 1.9 0.0 0.1 0.7
Labour force 170.4 169.8 1.9 -0.6 0.3 -8.1 -0.4 0.2 -4.6
Employment 154.6 156.6 1.9 2.0 3.5 -4.2 1.3 2.3 -2.6
Unemployment 15.8 13.1 1.0 -2.7 -3.3 -4.0 -17.1 -20.1 -23.4
Participation rate 60.7 60.5 0.7 -0.2 0.1 -3.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.3 7.7 0.6 -1.6 -2.0 -1.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 55.1 55.8 0.7 0.7 1.2 -1.9 ... ... ...
Barrie, Ontario  
Population 168.5 168.7 ... 0.2 0.5 2.7 0.1 0.3 1.6
Labour force 114.3 116.6 1.7 2.3 4.9 -4.3 2.0 4.4 -3.6
Employment 107.0 108.8 1.9 1.8 4.2 -4.3 1.7 4.0 -3.8
Unemployment 7.3 7.8 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.0 6.8 8.3 0.0
Participation rate 67.8 69.1 1.0 1.3 2.7 -3.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 63.5 64.5 1.1 1.0 2.3 -3.6 ... ... ...
Greater Sudbury, Ontario  
Population 140.1 140.1 ... 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2
Labour force 86.1 86.6 0.9 0.5 0.0 -3.6 0.6 0.0 -4.0
Employment 78.7 79.5 0.9 0.8 0.2 -4.9 1.0 0.3 -5.8
Unemployment 7.4 7.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.1 1.4 -2.7 -1.4 24.1
Participation rate 61.5 61.8 0.6 0.3 0.0 -2.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.6 8.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.1 1.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.2 56.7 0.7 0.5 0.1 -3.7 ... ... ...
Thunder Bay, Ontario  
Population 104.6 104.6 ... 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Labour force 64.4 64.8 0.7 0.4 1.4 1.9 0.6 2.2 3.0
Employment 60.1 60.2 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.2
Unemployment 4.2 4.6 0.2 0.4 0.9 1.8 9.5 24.3 64.3
Participation rate 61.6 62.0 0.6 0.4 1.4 1.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.5 7.1 0.4 0.6 1.3 2.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.5 57.6 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.1 ... ... ...
Winnipeg, Manitoba  
Population 657.2 658.0 ... 0.8 1.4 9.2 0.1 0.2 1.4
Labour force 451.7 452.8 1.4 1.1 -0.2 6.7 0.2 0.0 1.5
Employment 423.1 424.0 1.4 0.9 -1.1 5.8 0.2 -0.3 1.4
Unemployment 28.6 28.8 0.8 0.2 0.9 0.9 0.7 3.2 3.2
Participation rate 68.7 68.8 0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.4 64.4 0.2 0.0 -0.3 -0.1 ... ... ...
Regina, Saskatchewan  
Population 200.0 200.2 ... 0.2 0.4 3.6 0.1 0.2 1.8
Labour force 146.1 145.1 1.0 -1.0 -0.5 0.9 -0.7 -0.3 0.6
Employment 139.8 138.4 1.1 -1.4 -1.1 0.9 -1.0 -0.8 0.7
Unemployment 6.3 6.7 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.1 6.3 9.8 1.5
Participation rate 73.1 72.5 0.5 -0.6 -0.4 -0.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.3 4.6 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.9 69.1 0.5 -0.8 -0.7 -0.8 ... ... ...
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  
Population 255.2 255.6 ... 0.4 0.8 6.1 0.2 0.3 2.4
Labour force 181.1 179.3 1.2 -1.8 -4.0 0.1 -1.0 -2.2 0.1
Employment 170.0 168.1 1.3 -1.9 -3.4 -2.1 -1.1 -2.0 -1.2
Unemployment 11.1 11.3 0.6 0.2 -0.5 2.3 1.8 -4.2 25.6
Participation rate 71.0 70.1 0.5 -0.9 -1.8 -1.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.3 0.3 0.2 -0.1 1.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.6 65.8 0.5 -0.8 -1.5 -2.4 ... ... ...
Calgary, Alberta  
Population 1,193.4 1,195.1 ... 1.7 3.3 29.0 0.1 0.3 2.5
Labour force 865.2 872.9 4.5 7.7 10.5 10.1 0.9 1.2 1.2
Employment 798.9 799.3 4.6 0.4 -2.9 -20.2 0.1 -0.4 -2.5
Unemployment 66.3 73.6 2.5 7.3 13.5 30.3 11.0 22.5 70.0
Participation rate 72.5 73.0 0.4 0.5 0.6 -1.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.7 8.4 0.3 0.7 1.4 3.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.9 66.9 0.4 0.0 -0.4 -3.4 ... ... ...
Edmonton, Alberta  
Population 1,112.5 1,113.8 ... 1.3 2.5 23.8 0.1 0.2 2.2
Labour force 830.9 835.0 4.4 4.1 7.4 42.2 0.5 0.9 5.3
Employment 776.8 778.1 4.6 1.3 2.3 24.8 0.2 0.3 3.3
Unemployment 54.1 57.0 2.2 2.9 5.2 17.5 5.4 10.0 44.3
Participation rate 74.7 75.0 0.4 0.3 0.5 2.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.5 6.8 0.3 0.3 0.5 1.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.8 69.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.8 ... ... ...
Kelowna, British Columbia  
Population 153.7 154.0 ... 0.3 0.5 2.8 0.2 0.3 1.9
Labour force 98.8 98.0 2.0 -0.8 0.5 1.0 -0.8 0.5 1.0
Employment 91.3 90.1 2.0 -1.2 -0.8 -3.6 -1.3 -0.9 -3.8
Unemployment 7.5 7.9 0.6 0.4 1.3 4.7 5.3 19.7 146.9
Participation rate 64.3 63.6 1.3 -0.7 0.1 -0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.6 8.1 0.6 0.5 1.3 4.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.4 58.5 1.3 -0.9 -0.7 -3.5 ... ... ...
Abbotsford-Mission, British Columbia  
Population 146.2 146.4 ... 0.2 0.4 2.3 0.1 0.3 1.6
Labour force 97.5 96.7 0.9 -0.8 -1.1 2.3 -0.8 -1.1 2.4
Employment 90.3 89.8 1.0 -0.5 -0.6 0.7 -0.6 -0.7 0.8
Unemployment 7.1 6.9 0.4 -0.2 -0.5 1.6 -2.8 -6.8 30.2
Participation rate 66.7 66.1 0.6 -0.6 -0.9 0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.3 7.1 0.4 -0.2 -0.5 1.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.8 61.3 0.7 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 ... ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia  
Population 2,149.1 2,151.4 ... 2.3 4.9 38.8 0.1 0.2 1.8
Labour force 1,418.3 1,426.1 6.0 7.8 7.9 66.3 0.5 0.6 4.9
Employment 1,337.1 1,339.0 6.1 1.9 2.0 60.0 0.1 0.1 4.7
Unemployment 81.2 87.1 3.1 5.9 5.9 6.3 7.3 7.3 7.8
Participation rate 66.0 66.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 1.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.7 6.1 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.2 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.2 62.2 0.3 0.0 -0.1 1.7 ... ... ...
Victoria, British Columbia  
Population 305.3 305.5 ... 0.2 0.4 3.7 0.1 0.1 1.2
Labour force 193.8 192.9 1.8 -0.9 -1.9 12.4 -0.5 -1.0 6.9
Employment 182.6 181.7 1.9 -0.9 -1.3 10.0 -0.5 -0.7 5.8
Unemployment 11.2 11.2 0.7 0.0 -0.6 2.4 0.0 -5.1 27.3
Participation rate 63.5 63.1 0.6 -0.4 -0.7 3.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 5.8 0.4 0.0 -0.3 0.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.8 59.5 0.6 -0.3 -0.5 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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