Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.), Vancouver (B.C.), Victoria (B.C.))

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Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.), Vancouver (B.C.), Victoria (B.C.))
  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
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 148.1 148.2 0.1 2.3 0.1 1.6
Labour force 98.8 100.0 1.2 2.8 1.2 2.9
Employment 92.4 93.5 1.1 3.3 1.2 3.7
Unemployment 6.3 6.5 0.2 -0.5 3.2 -7.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 6.5 0.1 -0.7
Participation rate (%) 66.7 67.5 0.8 0.9
Employment rate (%) 62.4 63.1 0.7 1.3
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,173.1 2,175.3 2.2 31.8 0.1 1.5
Labour force 1,442.6 1,436.2 -6.4 25.3 -0.4 1.8
Employment 1,371.9 1,362.8 -9.1 33.1 -0.7 2.5
Unemployment 70.7 73.5 2.8 -7.7 4.0 -9.5
Unemployment rate (%) 4.9 5.1 0.2 -0.7
Participation rate (%) 66.4 66.0 -0.4 0.2
Employment rate (%) 63.1 62.6 -0.5 0.6
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 308.2 308.4 0.2 3.7 0.1 1.2
Labour force 196.8 197.7 0.9 3.3 0.5 1.7
Employment 187.0 187.9 0.9 5.8 0.5 3.2
Unemployment 9.8 9.8 0.0 -2.5 0.0 -20.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.0 5.0 0.0 -1.3
Participation rate (%) 63.9 64.1 0.2 0.3
Employment rate (%) 60.7 60.9 0.2 1.1

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