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.))
  June 2016 July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016 June 2016 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)            
Population 147.2 147.4 0.2 2.4 0.1 1.7
Labour force 95.1 96.2 1.1 -1.6 1.2 -1.6
Employment 88.5 90.1 1.6 -2.3 1.8 -2.5
Unemployment 6.6 6.1 -0.5 0.7 -7.6 13.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.3 -0.6 0.8
Participation rate (%) 64.6 65.3 0.7 -2.1
Employment rate (%) 60.1 61.1 1.0 -2.6
Vancouver (B.C.)              
Population 2,161.6 2,164.7 3.1 35.5 0.1 1.7
Labour force 1,435.1 1,445.1 10.0 78.0 0.7 5.7
Employment 1,358.2 1,366.3 8.1 80.5 0.6 6.3
Unemployment 76.8 78.9 2.1 -2.5 2.7 -3.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.4 5.5 0.1 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 66.4 66.8 0.4 2.6
Employment rate (%) 62.8 63.1 0.3 2.7
Victoria (B.C.)              
Population 306.7 307.1 0.4 3.8 0.1 1.3
Labour force 191.1 192.3 1.2 4.3 0.6 2.3
Employment 181.0 183.2 2.2 5.3 1.2 3.0
Unemployment 10.1 9.1 -1.0 -1.0 -9.9 -9.9
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 4.7 -0.6 -0.7
Participation rate (%) 62.3 62.6 0.3 0.6
Employment rate (%) 59.0 59.7 0.7 1.0

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