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 2017 August 2017 July 2017 to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017 July 2017 to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 149.9 150.2 0.3 2.5 0.2 1.7
Labour force 98.3 99.0 0.7 1.2 0.7 1.2
Employment 92.9 93.5 0.6 1.6 0.6 1.7
Unemployment 5.5 5.5 0.0 -0.4 0.0 -6.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.6 5.6 0.0 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 65.6 65.9 0.3 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 62.0 62.3 0.3 0.1
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,194.9 2,197.7 2.8 30.0 0.1 1.4
Labour force 1,486.6 1,482.8 -3.8 36.6 -0.3 2.5
Employment 1,411.4 1,413.2 1.8 41.8 0.1 3.0
Unemployment 75.2 69.6 -5.6 -5.2 -7.4 -7.0
Unemployment rate (%) 5.1 4.7 -0.4 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 67.7 67.5 -0.2 0.8
Employment rate (%) 64.3 64.3 0.0 1.0
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 310.8 311.1 0.3 3.6 0.1 1.2
Labour force 198.7 200.8 2.1 6.4 1.1 3.3
Employment 189.5 191.5 2.0 6.1 1.1 3.3
Unemployment 9.1 9.3 0.2 0.2 2.2 2.2
Unemployment rate (%) 4.6 4.6 0.0 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 63.9 64.5 0.6 1.3
Employment rate (%) 61.0 61.6 0.6 1.3

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