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.))
  September 2017 October 2017 September 2017 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017 September 2017 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 150.5 150.7 0.2 2.6 0.1 1.8
Labour force 99.3 98.7 -0.6 -0.2 -0.6 -0.2
Employment 93.8 93.6 -0.2 1.0 -0.2 1.1
Unemployment 5.5 5.1 -0.4 -1.1 -7.3 -17.7
Unemployment rate (%) 5.5 5.2 -0.3 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 66.0 65.5 -0.5 -1.3
Employment rate (%) 62.3 62.1 -0.2 -0.4
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,200.3 2,202.5 2.2 29.4 0.1 1.4
Labour force 1,477.0 1,469.5 -7.5 29.9 -0.5 2.1
Employment 1,410.2 1,407.5 -2.7 38.6 -0.2 2.8
Unemployment 66.9 62.0 -4.9 -8.7 -7.3 -12.3
Unemployment rate (%) 4.5 4.2 -0.3 -0.7
Participation rate (%) 67.1 66.7 -0.4 0.5
Employment rate (%) 64.1 63.9 -0.2 0.9
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 311.5 311.8 0.3 3.6 0.1 1.2
Labour force 201.9 202.4 0.5 5.4 0.2 2.7
Employment 192.8 194.8 2.0 7.6 1.0 4.1
Unemployment 9.1 7.6 -1.5 -2.2 -16.5 -22.4
Unemployment rate (%) 4.5 3.8 -0.7 -1.2
Participation rate (%) 64.8 64.9 0.1 1.0
Employment rate (%) 61.9 62.5 0.6 1.8

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