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

Related tables:   Employment and unemployment.  

Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Toronto (Ont.), Hamilton (Ont.), St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.))
  September 2017 October 2017 September 2017 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017 September 2017 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Toronto (Ont.)            
Population 5,311.3 5,321.5 10.2 104.1 0.2 2.0
Labour force 3,499.5 3,513.5 14.0 61.6 0.4 1.8
Employment 3,285.9 3,308.9 23.0 102.9 0.7 3.2
Unemployment 213.5 204.6 -8.9 -41.3 -4.2 -16.8
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 5.8 -0.3 -1.3
Participation rate (%) 65.9 66.0 0.1 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 61.9 62.2 0.3 0.8
Hamilton (Ont.)              
Population 659.9 660.8 0.9 8.7 0.1 1.3
Labour force 450.8 450.0 -0.8 36.5 -0.2 8.8
Employment 431.8 432.1 0.3 44.7 0.1 11.5
Unemployment 19.0 17.9 -1.1 -8.2 -5.8 -31.4
Unemployment rate (%) 4.2 4.0 -0.2 -2.3
Participation rate (%) 68.3 68.1 -0.2 4.7
Employment rate (%) 65.4 65.4 0.0 6.0
St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.)              
Population 348.5 348.9 0.4 3.1 0.1 0.9
Labour force 211.1 209.1 -2.0 -10.3 -0.9 -4.7
Employment 197.7 194.5 -3.2 -11.4 -1.6 -5.5
Unemployment 13.4 14.6 1.2 1.1 9.0 8.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 7.0 0.7 0.8
Participation rate (%) 60.6 59.9 -0.7 -3.5
Employment rate (%) 56.7 55.7 -1.0 -3.8

Find information related to this table (CANSIM table(s); Definitions, data sources and methods; The Daily; publications; and related Summary tables).