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.))
  May 2017 June 2017 May 2017 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017 May 2017 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Toronto (Ont.)            
Population 5,272.2 5,281.3 9.1 98.4 0.2 1.9
Labour force 3,506.7 3,502.7 -4.0 39.4 -0.1 1.1
Employment 3,263.9 3,267.1 3.2 34.0 0.1 1.1
Unemployment 242.8 235.6 -7.2 5.4 -3.0 2.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.7 -0.2 0.1
Participation rate (%) 66.5 66.3 -0.2 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 61.9 61.9 0.0 -0.5
Hamilton (Ont.)              
Population 656.6 657.4 0.8 8.3 0.1 1.3
Labour force 436.2 437.7 1.5 30.5 0.3 7.5
Employment 413.3 415.0 1.7 32.7 0.4 8.6
Unemployment 22.9 22.7 -0.2 -2.2 -0.9 -8.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.2 5.2 0.0 -0.9
Participation rate (%) 66.4 66.6 0.2 3.9
Employment rate (%) 62.9 63.1 0.2 4.2
St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.)              
Population 347.1 347.5 0.4 2.8 0.1 0.8
Labour force 212.0 213.1 1.1 -2.7 0.5 -1.3
Employment 197.3 197.9 0.6 -0.1 0.3 -0.1
Unemployment 14.7 15.3 0.6 -2.6 4.1 -14.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 7.2 0.3 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 61.1 61.3 0.2 -1.3
Employment rate (%) 56.8 56.9 0.1 -0.5

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