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)
  October 2016 October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,114.1 1,130.5 16.4 1.5
Labour force 771.5 765.3 -6.2 -0.8
Employment 722.9 719.6 -3.3 -0.5
Unemployment 48.6 45.7 -2.9 -6.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 6.0 -0.3
Participation rate (%) 69.2 67.7 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 64.9 63.7 -1.2
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 274.6 276.3 1.7 0.6
Labour force 190.7 191.7 1.0 0.5
Employment 176.9 180.5 3.6 2.0
Unemployment 13.8 11.2 -2.6 -18.8
Unemployment rate (%) 7.2 5.8 -1.4
Participation rate (%) 69.4 69.4 0.0
Employment rate (%) 64.4 65.3 0.9
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 839.5 854.2 14.7 1.8
Labour force 580.8 573.6 -7.2 -1.2
Employment 546.0 539.1 -6.9 -1.3
Unemployment 34.8 34.5 -0.3 -0.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 6.0 0.0
Participation rate (%) 69.2 67.2 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 65.0 63.1 -1.9

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