Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.), Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part, Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part)

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.), Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part, Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part)
  December 2015 December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,102.4 1,116.3 13.9 1.3
Labour force 756.7 767.0 10.3 1.4
Employment 713.4 725.8 12.4 1.7
Unemployment 43.3 41.2 -2.1 -4.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.7 5.4 -0.3
Participation rate (%) 68.6 68.7 0.1
Employment rate (%) 64.7 65.0 0.3
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 273.1 274.7 1.6 0.6
Labour force 191.6 186.7 -4.9 -2.6
Employment 180.6 176.4 -4.2 -2.3
Unemployment 11.0 10.3 -0.7 -6.4
Unemployment rate (%) 5.7 5.5 -0.2
Participation rate (%) 70.2 68.0 -2.2
Employment rate (%) 66.1 64.2 -1.9
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 829.3 841.5 12.2 1.5
Labour force 565.1 580.4 15.3 2.7
Employment 532.8 549.4 16.6 3.1
Unemployment 32.3 31.0 -1.3 -4.0
Unemployment rate (%) 5.7 5.3 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 68.1 69.0 0.9
Employment rate (%) 64.2 65.3 1.1

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