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.))
  October 2016 November 2016 October 2016 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016 October 2016 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Toronto (Ont.)            
Population 5,217.4 5,224.7 7.3 91.8 0.1 1.8
Labour force 3,451.1 3,447.8 -3.3 -4.7 -0.1 -0.1
Employment 3,205.3 3,208.7 3.4 -1.2 0.1 0.0
Unemployment 245.8 239.1 -6.7 -3.5 -2.7 -1.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.1 6.9 -0.2 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 66.1 66.0 -0.1 -1.3
Employment rate (%) 61.4 61.4 0.0 -1.1
Hamilton (Ont.)              
Population 652.1 652.8 0.7 7.9 0.1 1.2
Labour force 411.5 418.3 6.8 7.1 1.7 1.7
Employment 385.3 392.1 6.8 5.7 1.8 1.5
Unemployment 26.2 26.2 0.0 1.4 0.0 5.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 6.3 -0.1 0.3
Participation rate (%) 63.1 64.1 1.0 0.3
Employment rate (%) 59.1 60.1 1.0 0.2
St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.)              
Population 345.8 346.0 0.2 2.3 0.1 0.7
Labour force 219.6 220.2 0.6 -5.0 0.3 -2.2
Employment 206.2 206.3 0.1 -1.1 0.0 -0.5
Unemployment 13.4 13.9 0.5 -3.9 3.7 -21.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 6.3 0.2 -1.6
Participation rate (%) 63.5 63.6 0.1 -1.9
Employment rate (%) 59.6 59.6 0.0 -0.7

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