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.))
  May 2017 June 2017 May 2017 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017 May 2017 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 149.4 149.7 0.3 2.5 0.2 1.7
Labour force 98.5 98.2 -0.3 2.7 -0.3 2.8
Employment 93.0 93.0 0.0 4.1 0.0 4.6
Unemployment 5.5 5.3 -0.2 -1.3 -3.6 -19.7
Unemployment rate (%) 5.6 5.4 -0.2 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.6 -0.3 0.7
Employment rate (%) 62.2 62.1 -0.1 1.7
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,188.9 2,191.9 3.0 30.3 0.1 1.4
Labour force 1,460.7 1,475.9 15.2 39.4 1.0 2.7
Employment 1,385.0 1,400.6 15.6 40.3 1.1 3.0
Unemployment 75.7 75.3 -0.4 -0.9 -0.5 -1.2
Unemployment rate (%) 5.2 5.1 -0.1 -0.2
Participation rate (%) 66.7 67.3 0.6 0.8
Employment rate (%) 63.3 63.9 0.6 1.0
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 310.0 310.4 0.4 3.7 0.1 1.2
Labour force 199.2 199.5 0.3 7.8 0.2 4.1
Employment 191.4 191.4 0.0 9.7 0.0 5.3
Unemployment 7.8 8.1 0.3 -1.9 3.8 -19.0
Unemployment rate (%) 3.9 4.1 0.2 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 64.3 64.3 0.0 1.8
Employment rate (%) 61.7 61.7 0.0 2.5

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