Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Toronto (Ont.), Hamilton (Ont.), St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.))

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Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Toronto (Ont.), Hamilton (Ont.), St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.))
  November 2016 December 2016 November 2016 to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016 November 2016 to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Toronto (Ont.)            
Population 5,224.7 5,231.8 7.1 92.2 0.1 1.8
Labour force 3,447.8 3,444.4 -3.4 -17.0 -0.1 -0.5
Employment 3,208.7 3,208.7 0.0 -9.8 0.0 -0.3
Unemployment 239.1 235.7 -3.4 -7.3 -1.4 -3.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.8 -0.1 -0.2
Participation rate (%) 66.0 65.8 -0.2 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.3 -0.1 -1.3
Hamilton (Ont.)              
Population 652.8 653.4 0.6 8.0 0.1 1.2
Labour force 418.3 422.1 3.8 12.4 0.9 3.0
Employment 392.1 397.4 5.3 12.0 1.4 3.1
Unemployment 26.2 24.7 -1.5 0.4 -5.7 1.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 5.9 -0.4 0.0
Participation rate (%) 64.1 64.6 0.5 1.1
Employment rate (%) 60.1 60.8 0.7 1.1
St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.)              
Population 346.0 346.1 0.1 2.3 0.0 0.7
Labour force 220.2 219.8 -0.4 -5.8 -0.2 -2.6
Employment 206.3 205.7 -0.6 -1.8 -0.3 -0.9
Unemployment 13.9 14.1 0.2 -4.0 1.4 -22.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 6.4 0.1 -1.6
Participation rate (%) 63.6 63.5 -0.1 -2.1
Employment rate (%) 59.6 59.4 -0.2 -1.0

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