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.))
  June 2016 July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Toronto (Ont.)            
Population 5,182.9 5,191.6 8.7 90.2 0.2 1.8
Labour force 3,470.0 3,457.5 -12.5 31.4 -0.4 0.9
Employment 3,237.5 3,234.6 -2.9 36.3 -0.1 1.1
Unemployment 232.6 223.0 -9.6 -4.8 -4.1 -2.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 6.4 -0.3 -0.2
Participation rate (%) 67.0 66.6 -0.4 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 62.5 62.3 -0.2 -0.4
Hamilton (Ont.)              
Population 649.1 649.8 0.7 7.6 0.1 1.2
Labour force 406.5 403.5 -3.0 -11.0 -0.7 -2.7
Employment 382.0 378.8 -3.2 -13.4 -0.8 -3.4
Unemployment 24.4 24.8 0.4 2.5 1.6 11.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 6.1 0.1 0.7
Participation rate (%) 62.6 62.1 -0.5 -2.4
Employment rate (%) 58.9 58.3 -0.6 -2.8
St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.)              
Population 344.7 345.0 0.3 1.9 0.1 0.6
Labour force 215.0 215.8 0.8 -2.9 0.4 -1.3
Employment 196.9 198.9 2.0 -5.8 1.0 -2.8
Unemployment 18.1 16.9 -1.2 2.9 -6.6 20.7
Unemployment rate (%) 8.4 7.8 -0.6 1.4
Participation rate (%) 62.4 62.6 0.2 -1.1
Employment rate (%) 57.1 57.7 0.6 -2.0

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