Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.), Brantford (Ont.), Guelph (Ont.))

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Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.), Brantford (Ont.), Guelph (Ont.))
  October 2017 November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)            
Population 433.3 433.9 0.6 6.0 0.1 1.4
Labour force 303.7 303.1 -0.6 10.6 -0.2 3.6
Employment 288.1 287.9 -0.2 9.9 -0.1 3.6
Unemployment 15.6 15.1 -0.5 0.6 -3.2 4.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.1 5.0 -0.1 0.0
Participation rate (%) 70.1 69.9 -0.2 1.5
Employment rate (%) 66.5 66.4 -0.1 1.4
Brantford (Ont.)              
Population 115.0 115.1 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.4
Labour force 77.1 77.4 0.3 2.3 0.4 3.1
Employment 73.0 73.7 0.7 2.2 1.0 3.1
Unemployment 4.1 3.7 -0.4 0.1 -9.8 2.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 4.8 -0.5 0.0
Participation rate (%) 67.0 67.2 0.2 1.0
Employment rate (%) 63.5 64.0 0.5 1.0
Guelph (Ont.)              
Population 133.2 133.4 0.2 2.4 0.2 1.8
Labour force 97.6 98.4 0.8 3.6 0.8 3.8
Employment 91.8 91.8 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.0
Unemployment 5.8 6.6 0.8 2.7 13.8 69.2
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 6.7 0.8 2.6
Participation rate (%) 73.3 73.8 0.5 1.4
Employment rate (%) 68.9 68.8 -0.1 -0.6

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