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.))
  November 2016 December 2016 November 2016 to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016 November 2016 to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 148.2 148.4 0.2 2.4 0.1 1.6
Labour force 100.0 100.1 0.1 2.3 0.1 2.4
Employment 93.5 94.0 0.5 3.6 0.5 4.0
Unemployment 6.5 6.1 -0.4 -1.3 -6.2 -17.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 6.1 -0.4 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 67.5 67.5 0.0 0.5
Employment rate (%) 63.1 63.3 0.2 1.4
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,175.3 2,177.2 1.9 30.7 0.1 1.4
Labour force 1,436.2 1,433.9 -2.3 15.7 -0.2 1.1
Employment 1,362.8 1,360.4 -2.4 23.4 -0.2 1.8
Unemployment 73.5 73.5 0.0 -7.7 0.0 -9.5
Unemployment rate (%) 5.1 5.1 0.0 -0.6
Participation rate (%) 66.0 65.9 -0.1 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 62.6 62.5 -0.1 0.2
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 308.4 308.6 0.2 3.5 0.1 1.1
Labour force 197.7 196.7 -1.0 1.9 -0.5 1.0
Employment 187.9 186.9 -1.0 3.9 -0.5 2.1
Unemployment 9.8 9.9 0.1 -1.9 1.0 -16.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.0 5.0 0.0 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 64.1 63.7 -0.4 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 60.9 60.6 -0.3 0.6

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