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.
  April 2013 May 2013 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 165.4 165.6 ... 0.2 1.8 3.2 0.1 1.1 2.0
Labour force 114.1 114.4 0.8 0.3 -4.5 -2.4 0.3 -3.8 -2.1
Employment 106.6 107.3 0.8 0.7 -3.2 -0.5 0.7 -2.9 -0.5
Unemployment 7.5 7.1 0.4 -0.4 -1.2 -1.9 -5.3 -14.5 -21.1
Participation rate 69.0 69.1 0.5 0.1 -3.5 -2.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.6 6.2 0.3 -0.4 -0.8 -1.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 64.4 64.8 0.5 0.4 -2.7 -1.6 ... ... ...
Halifax, Nova Scotia  
Population 346.3 346.6 ... 0.3 1.7 4.0 0.1 0.5 1.2
Labour force 240.8 240.8 1.1 0.0 0.9 1.9 0.0 0.4 0.8
Employment 225.2 225.1 1.2 -0.1 0.4 1.4 0.0 0.2 0.6
Unemployment 15.6 15.7 0.6 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.6 3.3 3.3
Participation rate 69.5 69.5 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.5 6.5 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.0 64.9 0.3 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4 ... ... ...
Moncton, New Brunswick  
Population 118.2 118.4 ... 0.2 0.8 1.8 0.2 0.7 1.5
Labour force 78.9 78.8 0.7 -0.1 -0.6 -1.7 -0.1 -0.8 -2.1
Employment 73.6 73.4 0.7 -0.2 -0.8 -1.5 -0.3 -1.1 -2.0
Unemployment 5.3 5.4 0.4 0.1 0.2 -0.2 1.9 3.8 -3.6
Participation rate 66.8 66.6 0.6 -0.2 -0.9 -2.4 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.7 6.9 0.5 0.2 0.4 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.3 62.0 0.6 -0.3 -1.1 -2.2 ... ... ...
Saint John, New Brunswick  
Population 106.7 106.7 ... 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Labour force 69.7 69.7 0.7 0.0 1.3 0.4 0.0 1.9 0.6
Employment 63.3 62.6 0.7 -0.7 1.0 -1.0 -1.1 1.6 -1.6
Unemployment 6.4 7.1 0.4 0.7 0.3 1.4 10.9 4.4 24.6
Participation rate 65.3 65.3 0.7 0.0 1.2 0.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.2 10.2 0.6 1.0 0.3 2.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.3 58.7 0.7 -0.6 1.0 -1.0 ... ... ...
Saguenay, Quebec  
Population 126.6 126.6 ... 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Labour force 77.3 77.3 0.9 0.0 -0.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 -0.5
Employment 71.5 71.8 0.9 0.3 2.0 -1.1 0.4 2.9 -1.5
Unemployment 5.8 5.5 0.4 -0.3 -2.1 0.6 -5.2 -27.6 12.2
Participation rate 61.1 61.1 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.5 7.1 0.5 -0.4 -2.7 0.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.5 56.7 0.7 0.2 1.6 -0.8 ... ... ...
Québec, Quebec  
Population 646.2 646.6 ... 0.4 1.7 5.2 0.1 0.3 0.8
Labour force 448.3 447.1 3.3 -1.2 7.5 -4.3 -0.3 1.7 -1.0
Employment 428.0 426.5 3.5 -1.5 7.8 -1.4 -0.4 1.9 -0.3
Unemployment 20.2 20.6 1.5 0.4 -0.4 -3.0 2.0 -1.9 -12.7
Participation rate 69.4 69.1 0.5 -0.3 0.9 -1.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.5 4.6 0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.2 66.0 0.5 -0.2 1.1 -0.7 ... ... ...
Sherbrooke, Quebec  
Population 168.5 168.7 ... 0.2 0.9 2.1 0.1 0.5 1.3
Labour force 100.9 101.7 1.1 0.8 -4.9 -3.3 0.8 -4.6 -3.1
Employment 94.6 95.0 1.1 0.4 -4.4 -2.0 0.4 -4.4 -2.1
Unemployment 6.4 6.7 0.5 0.3 -0.6 -1.3 4.7 -8.2 -16.2
Participation rate 59.9 60.3 0.7 0.4 -3.2 -2.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.6 0.5 0.3 -0.2 -1.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.1 56.3 0.7 0.2 -2.9 -1.9 ... ... ...
Trois-Rivières, Quebec  
Population 126.4 126.5 ... 0.1 0.3 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.8
Labour force 70.4 70.7 0.7 0.3 0.9 -6.4 0.4 1.3 -8.3
Employment 64.8 64.8 0.7 0.0 0.7 -5.9 0.0 1.1 -8.3
Unemployment 5.5 5.9 0.4 0.4 0.2 -0.6 7.3 3.5 -9.2
Participation rate 55.7 55.9 0.6 0.2 0.6 -5.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.8 8.3 0.5 0.5 0.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 51.3 51.2 0.6 -0.1 0.4 -5.1 ... ... ...
Montréal, Quebec  
Population 3,280.6 3,283.9 ... 3.3 14.3 35.6 0.1 0.4 1.1
Labour force 2,185.2 2,194.9 7.7 9.7 3.9 28.0 0.4 0.2 1.3
Employment 2,010.9 2,014.2 8.0 3.3 -2.8 38.0 0.2 -0.1 1.9
Unemployment 174.3 180.8 4.9 6.5 6.8 -9.9 3.7 3.9 -5.2
Participation rate 66.6 66.8 0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.0 8.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 -0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.3 61.3 0.2 0.0 -0.4 0.5 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 1,062.4 1,063.6 ... 1.2 6.1 15.2 0.1 0.6 1.4
Labour force 747.1 740.9 3.8 -6.2 -26.3 -20.3 -0.8 -3.4 -2.7
Employment 701.0 695.6 3.8 -5.4 -20.9 -19.0 -0.8 -2.9 -2.7
Unemployment 46.1 45.3 1.9 -0.8 -5.3 -1.2 -1.7 -10.5 -2.6
Participation rate 70.3 69.7 0.4 -0.6 -2.8 -2.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.2 6.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.5 0.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.0 65.4 0.4 -0.6 -2.4 -2.8 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 264.5 264.8 ... 0.3 1.3 3.2 0.1 0.5 1.2
Labour force 184.3 181.9 1.3 -2.4 -1.8 -3.0 -1.3 -1.0 -1.6
Employment 172.5 171.1 1.3 -1.4 -0.5 -2.9 -0.8 -0.3 -1.7
Unemployment 11.8 10.8 0.6 -1.0 -1.3 -0.1 -8.5 -10.7 -0.9
Participation rate 69.7 68.7 0.5 -1.0 -1.0 -2.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 5.9 0.3 -0.5 -0.7 0.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.2 64.6 0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -1.9 ... ... ...
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario part, Ontario/Quebec  
Population 797.9 798.8 ... 0.9 4.8 11.9 0.1 0.6 1.5
Labour force 562.8 559.0 3.6 -3.8 -24.5 -17.3 -0.7 -4.2 -3.0
Employment 528.5 524.5 3.6 -4.0 -20.4 -16.1 -0.8 -3.7 -3.0
Unemployment 34.3 34.5 1.8 0.2 -4.0 -1.2 0.6 -10.4 -3.4
Participation rate 70.5 70.0 0.5 -0.5 -3.5 -3.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.2 0.3 0.1 -0.4 0.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.2 65.7 0.5 -0.5 -2.9 -3.0 ... ... ...
Kingston, Ontario  
Population 134.8 134.9 ... 0.1 0.6 1.5 0.1 0.4 1.1
Labour force 86.8 86.7 0.8 -0.1 0.7 -0.6 -0.1 0.8 -0.7
Employment 81.7 81.4 0.8 -0.3 1.7 -0.5 -0.4 2.1 -0.6
Unemployment 5.1 5.2 0.3 0.1 -1.1 -0.1 2.0 -17.5 -1.9
Participation rate 64.4 64.3 0.6 -0.1 0.3 -1.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.9 6.0 0.4 0.1 -1.3 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.6 60.3 0.6 -0.3 1.0 -1.1 ... ... ...
Peterborough, Ontario  
Population 103.3 103.3 ... 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.5
Labour force 56.6 58.7 1.0 2.1 2.3 -13.3 3.7 4.1 -18.5
Employment 50.0 51.6 1.0 1.6 0.0 -13.8 3.2 0.0 -21.1
Unemployment 6.6 7.0 0.5 0.4 2.2 0.4 6.1 45.8 6.1
Participation rate 54.8 56.8 1.0 2.0 2.1 -13.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.7 11.9 0.8 0.2 3.4 2.7 ... ... ...
Employment rate 48.4 50.0 1.0 1.6 0.0 -13.6 ... ... ...
Oshawa, Ontario  
Population 313.0 313.4 ... 0.4 2.0 4.8 0.1 0.6 1.6
Labour force 214.8 213.8 1.6 -1.0 0.1 0.5 -0.5 0.0 0.2
Employment 197.0 197.9 1.6 0.9 4.9 2.8 0.5 2.5 1.4
Unemployment 17.9 15.9 0.9 -2.0 -4.7 -2.3 -11.2 -22.8 -12.6
Participation rate 68.6 68.2 0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.3 7.4 0.4 -0.9 -2.2 -1.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.9 63.1 0.5 0.2 1.1 -0.1 ... ... ...
Toronto, Ontario  
Population 4,948.8 4,956.6 ... 7.8 38.8 93.7 0.2 0.8 1.9
Labour force 3,361.3 3,368.3 10.6 7.0 16.0 122.5 0.2 0.5 3.8
Employment 3,080.1 3,099.7 10.7 19.6 25.1 132.7 0.6 0.8 4.5
Unemployment 281.2 268.6 6.5 -12.6 -9.2 -10.2 -4.5 -3.3 -3.7
Participation rate 67.9 68.0 0.2 0.1 -0.2 1.3 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.4 8.0 0.2 -0.4 -0.3 -0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.2 62.5 0.2 0.3 0.0 1.5 ... ... ...
Hamilton, Ontario  
Population 629.1 629.7 ... 0.6 2.6 6.1 0.1 0.4 1.0
Labour force 411.6 409.3 2.9 -2.3 2.8 -1.1 -0.6 0.7 -0.3
Employment 383.8 381.0 3.0 -2.8 -1.5 -1.3 -0.7 -0.4 -0.3
Unemployment 27.8 28.3 1.4 0.5 4.4 0.2 1.8 18.4 0.7
Participation rate 65.4 65.0 0.5 -0.4 0.2 -0.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.8 6.9 0.3 0.1 1.0 0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.0 60.5 0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.8 ... ... ...
St. Catharines-Niagara, Ontario  
Population 340.3 340.5 ... 0.2 0.4 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.3
Labour force 218.1 217.3 1.7 -0.8 -0.9 -2.0 -0.4 -0.4 -0.9
Employment 199.3 198.7 1.8 -0.6 -2.4 -3.4 -0.3 -1.2 -1.7
Unemployment 18.8 18.6 0.8 -0.2 1.5 1.4 -1.1 8.8 8.1
Participation rate 64.1 63.8 0.5 -0.3 -0.4 -0.8 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.6 8.6 0.4 0.0 0.8 0.8 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.6 58.4 0.5 -0.2 -0.7 -1.1 ... ... ...
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ontario  
Population 416.5 417.0 ... 0.5 2.0 4.4 0.1 0.5 1.1
Labour force 298.4 299.4 2.2 1.0 6.3 -3.3 0.3 2.1 -1.1
Employment 277.3 277.9 2.2 0.6 5.0 -4.3 0.2 1.8 -1.5
Unemployment 21.1 21.6 1.0 0.5 1.4 1.1 2.4 6.9 5.4
Participation rate 71.6 71.8 0.5 0.2 1.2 -1.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.1 7.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 66.6 66.6 0.5 0.0 0.8 -1.8 ... ... ...
Brantford, Ontario  
Population 109.1 109.1 ... 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.6
Labour force 74.0 73.8 0.8 -0.2 1.7 -0.1 -0.3 2.4 -0.1
Employment 68.3 68.6 0.8 0.3 2.4 0.8 0.4 3.6 1.2
Unemployment 5.6 5.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.6 -0.8 -5.4 -10.2 -13.1
Participation rate 67.8 67.6 0.7 -0.2 1.4 -0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.6 7.2 0.5 -0.4 -1.0 -1.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.6 62.9 0.7 0.3 2.1 0.4 ... ... ...
Guelph, Ontario  
Population 116.6 116.7 ... 0.1 0.8 1.9 0.1 0.7 1.7
Labour force 81.7 81.5 0.8 -0.2 -0.8 -3.2 -0.2 -1.0 -3.8
Employment 76.1 75.4 0.8 -0.7 -1.7 -4.6 -0.9 -2.2 -5.8
Unemployment 5.6 6.1 0.4 0.5 0.9 1.4 8.9 17.3 29.8
Participation rate 70.1 69.8 0.7 -0.3 -1.2 -4.0 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.9 7.5 0.4 0.6 1.2 2.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.3 64.6 0.7 -0.7 -1.9 -5.1 ... ... ...
London, Ontario  
Population 418.5 418.9 ... 0.4 1.5 3.5 0.1 0.4 0.8
Labour force 272.4 271.8 2.0 -0.6 3.0 -0.4 -0.2 1.1 -0.1
Employment 245.4 245.1 2.1 -0.3 -1.0 -4.4 -0.1 -0.4 -1.8
Unemployment 26.9 26.7 1.0 -0.2 4.1 4.0 -0.7 18.1 17.6
Participation rate 65.1 64.9 0.5 -0.2 0.5 -0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.9 9.8 0.4 -0.1 1.4 1.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 58.6 58.5 0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -1.6 ... ... ...
Windsor, Ontario  
Population 268.7 268.8 ... 0.1 0.5 1.3 0.0 0.2 0.5
Labour force 167.1 168.1 1.6 1.0 -0.9 0.7 0.6 -0.5 0.4
Employment 151.7 152.2 1.6 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.5
Unemployment 15.4 16.0 0.7 0.6 -1.6 0.0 3.9 -9.1 0.0
Participation rate 62.2 62.5 0.6 0.3 -0.5 -0.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.2 9.5 0.4 0.3 -0.9 -0.1 ... ... ...
Employment rate 56.5 56.6 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.0 ... ... ...
Barrie, Ontario  
Population 164.5 164.7 ... 0.2 0.8 1.8 0.1 0.5 1.1
Labour force 124.9 124.6 1.4 -0.3 7.9 9.3 -0.2 6.8 8.1
Employment 114.9 114.4 1.4 -0.5 6.3 9.5 -0.4 5.8 9.1
Unemployment 10.1 10.2 0.7 0.1 1.6 -0.3 1.0 18.6 -2.9
Participation rate 75.9 75.7 0.9 -0.2 4.5 4.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 8.1 8.2 0.6 0.1 0.8 -0.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.8 69.5 0.9 -0.3 3.5 5.1 ... ... ...
Greater Sudbury, Ontario  
Population 138.3 138.2 ... -0.1 -0.4 -1.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.7
Labour force 89.8 89.8 0.8 0.0 1.7 0.8 0.0 1.9 0.9
Employment 82.7 82.9 0.8 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 1.0 0.2
Unemployment 7.1 6.9 0.3 -0.2 0.9 0.6 -2.8 15.0 9.5
Participation rate 64.9 65.0 0.6 0.1 1.4 1.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.9 7.7 0.4 -0.2 0.9 0.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.8 60.0 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.6 ... ... ...
Thunder Bay, Ontario  
Population 103.2 103.2 ... 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.5
Labour force 65.4 65.5 0.6 0.1 2.1 0.5 0.2 3.3 0.8
Employment 61.3 61.6 0.7 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.5 2.2 0.5
Unemployment 4.2 3.9 0.3 -0.3 0.8 0.2 -7.1 25.8 5.4
Participation rate 63.4 63.5 0.6 0.1 2.0 0.2 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.4 6.0 0.4 -0.4 1.1 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 59.4 59.7 0.6 0.3 1.2 0.0 ... ... ...
Winnipeg, Manitoba  
Population 639.1 640.1 ... 1.0 4.4 9.0 0.2 0.7 1.4
Labour force 444.7 446.2 1.3 1.5 5.5 2.6 0.3 1.2 0.6
Employment 419.1 418.3 1.4 -0.8 2.1 -1.5 -0.2 0.5 -0.4
Unemployment 25.6 28.0 0.8 2.4 3.6 4.2 9.4 14.8 17.6
Participation rate 69.6 69.7 0.2 0.1 0.4 -0.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.8 6.3 0.2 0.5 0.8 0.9 ... ... ...
Employment rate 65.6 65.3 0.2 -0.3 -0.2 -1.2 ... ... ...
Regina, Saskatchewan  
Population 183.4 183.8 ... 0.4 1.9 4.5 0.2 1.0 2.5
Labour force 137.9 138.4 0.8 0.5 4.9 7.9 0.4 3.7 6.1
Employment 133.1 133.3 0.8 0.2 5.5 8.0 0.2 4.3 6.4
Unemployment 4.8 5.0 0.3 0.2 -0.7 -0.2 4.2 -12.3 -3.8
Participation rate 75.2 75.3 0.4 0.1 1.9 2.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 3.5 3.6 0.3 0.1 -0.7 -0.4 ... ... ...
Employment rate 72.6 72.5 0.4 -0.1 2.2 2.6 ... ... ...
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  
Population 232.4 233.2 ... 0.8 3.5 8.1 0.3 1.5 3.6
Labour force 166.5 168.0 0.9 1.5 4.3 9.3 0.9 2.6 5.9
Employment 160.3 161.6 1.0 1.3 7.0 11.6 0.8 4.5 7.7
Unemployment 6.1 6.5 0.5 0.4 -2.5 -2.2 6.6 -27.8 -25.3
Participation rate 71.6 72.0 0.4 0.4 0.7 1.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 3.7 3.9 0.3 0.2 -1.6 -1.6 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.0 69.3 0.4 0.3 2.0 2.7 ... ... ...
Calgary, Alberta  
Population 1,083.0 1,086.7 ... 3.7 16.4 36.0 0.3 1.5 3.4
Labour force 798.7 800.2 3.5 1.5 2.2 9.5 0.2 0.3 1.2
Employment 761.4 761.3 3.7 -0.1 0.3 9.3 0.0 0.0 1.2
Unemployment 37.3 38.9 1.8 1.6 1.9 0.1 4.3 5.1 0.3
Participation rate 73.7 73.6 0.3 -0.1 -1.0 -1.7 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.7 4.9 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0 ... ... ...
Employment rate 70.3 70.1 0.3 -0.2 -1.0 -1.5 ... ... ...
Edmonton, Alberta  
Population 1,015.6 1,019.0 ... 3.4 15.8 36.6 0.3 1.6 3.7
Labour force 732.6 737.3 3.3 4.7 -1.2 16.9 0.6 -0.2 2.3
Employment 700.8 704.2 3.5 3.4 -1.1 18.3 0.5 -0.2 2.7
Unemployment 31.9 33.1 1.7 1.2 0.0 -1.4 3.8 0.0 -4.1
Participation rate 72.1 72.4 0.3 0.3 -1.2 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 4.4 4.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 69.0 69.1 0.4 0.1 -1.2 -0.7 ... ... ...
Kelowna, British Columbia  
Population 150.5 150.7 ... 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.5
Labour force 93.8 94.3 1.9 0.5 -6.0 -5.8 0.5 -6.0 -5.8
Employment 87.0 87.2 1.8 0.2 -5.7 -3.9 0.2 -6.1 -4.3
Unemployment 6.7 7.1 0.9 0.4 -0.3 -1.9 6.0 -4.1 -21.1
Participation rate 62.3 62.6 1.3 0.3 -4.2 -4.1 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.1 7.5 0.9 0.4 0.1 -1.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 57.8 57.9 1.2 0.1 -4.0 -2.8 ... ... ...
Abbotsford-Mission, British Columbia  
Population 146.6 146.7 ... 0.1 0.6 1.3 0.1 0.4 0.9
Labour force 99.5 99.8 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.6 0.3 0.2 1.6
Employment 91.8 91.5 0.9 -0.3 -0.5 1.0 -0.3 -0.5 1.1
Unemployment 7.7 8.3 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.6 7.8 9.2 7.8
Participation rate 67.9 68.0 0.6 0.1 -0.2 0.5 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 7.7 8.3 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 ... ... ...
Employment rate 62.6 62.4 0.6 -0.2 -0.6 0.2 ... ... ...
Vancouver, British Columbia  
Population 2,086.0 2,089.1 ... 3.1 16.0 37.0 0.1 0.8 1.8
Labour force 1,372.0 1,371.8 5.1 -0.2 9.2 4.5 0.0 0.7 0.3
Employment 1,278.3 1,278.2 5.1 -0.1 6.9 -0.4 0.0 0.5 0.0
Unemployment 93.7 93.5 2.9 -0.2 2.1 4.8 -0.2 2.3 5.4
Participation rate 65.8 65.7 0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.9 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 6.8 6.8 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 61.3 61.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -1.1 ... ... ...
Victoria, British Columbia  
Population 303.9 304.1 ... 0.2 0.8 2.1 0.1 0.3 0.7
Labour force 194.3 193.0 1.5 -1.3 -5.3 -3.6 -0.7 -2.7 -1.8
Employment 184.0 182.4 1.5 -1.6 -5.1 -3.9 -0.9 -2.7 -2.1
Unemployment 10.3 10.7 0.6 0.4 -0.1 0.4 3.9 -0.9 3.9
Participation rate 63.9 63.5 0.5 -0.4 -1.9 -1.6 ... ... ...
Unemployment rate 5.3 5.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3 ... ... ...
Employment rate 60.5 60.0 0.5 -0.5 -1.8 -1.7 ... ... ...
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
Note(s):
Estimates from this table are based on 2006 census population counts. Related CANSIM Table 282-0116.
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