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.))
  July 2016 August 2016 July 2016 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016 July 2016 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 147.4 147.7 0.3 2.5 0.2 1.7
Labour force 96.2 97.3 1.1 0.5 1.1 0.5
Employment 90.1 91.5 1.4 0.3 1.6 0.3
Unemployment 6.1 5.8 -0.3 0.2 -4.9 3.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 6.0 -0.3 0.2
Participation rate (%) 65.3 65.9 0.6 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 61.1 61.9 0.8 -0.9
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,164.7 2,167.7 3.0 34.8 0.1 1.6
Labour force 1,445.1 1,447.2 2.1 77.5 0.1 5.7
Employment 1,366.3 1,372.0 5.7 80.8 0.4 6.3
Unemployment 78.9 75.3 -3.6 -3.2 -4.6 -4.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.5 5.2 -0.3 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 66.8 66.8 0.0 2.6
Employment rate (%) 63.1 63.3 0.2 2.8
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 307.1 307.5 0.4 3.9 0.1 1.3
Labour force 192.3 193.9 1.6 4.0 0.8 2.1
Employment 183.2 184.8 1.6 5.5 0.9 3.1
Unemployment 9.1 9.2 0.1 -1.3 1.1 -12.4
Unemployment rate (%) 4.7 4.7 0.0 -0.8
Participation rate (%) 62.6 63.1 0.5 0.6
Employment rate (%) 59.7 60.1 0.4 1.0

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