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.))
  April 2016 May 2016 April 2016 to May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016 April 2016 to May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 146.8 147.0 0.2 2.4 0.1 1.7
Labour force 95.1 95.1 0.0 -3.2 0.0 -3.3
Employment 88.5 88.3 -0.2 -4.5 -0.2 -4.8
Unemployment 6.6 6.8 0.2 1.3 3.0 23.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 7.2 0.3 1.6
Participation rate (%) 64.8 64.7 -0.1 -3.3
Employment rate (%) 60.3 60.1 -0.2 -4.1
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,156.0 2,158.7 2.7 36.7 0.1 1.7
Labour force 1,433.7 1,433.6 -0.1 76.5 0.0 5.6
Employment 1,347.6 1,352.4 4.8 78.5 0.4 6.2
Unemployment 86.1 81.2 -4.9 -2.0 -5.7 -2.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 5.7 -0.3 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 66.5 66.4 -0.1 2.4
Employment rate (%) 62.5 62.6 0.1 2.6
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 306.0 306.3 0.3 3.7 0.1 1.2
Labour force 191.3 191.1 -0.2 4.4 -0.1 2.4
Employment 179.4 180.2 0.8 4.9 0.4 2.8
Unemployment 11.9 10.9 -1.0 -0.4 -8.4 -3.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 5.7 -0.5 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 62.5 62.4 -0.1 0.7
Employment rate (%) 58.6 58.8 0.2 0.9

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