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)
  August 2016 August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,111.7 1,127.2 15.5 1.4
Labour force 782.4 778.5 -3.9 -0.5
Employment 728.2 728.7 0.5 0.1
Unemployment 54.2 49.7 -4.5 -8.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 6.4 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 70.4 69.1 -1.3
Employment rate (%) 65.5 64.6 -0.9
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 274.3 275.9 1.6 0.6
Labour force 191.6 195.2 3.6 1.9
Employment 177.5 184.0 6.5 3.7
Unemployment 14.0 11.1 -2.9 -20.7
Unemployment rate (%) 7.3 5.7 -1.6
Participation rate (%) 69.9 70.8 0.9
Employment rate (%) 64.7 66.7 2.0
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 837.4 851.2 13.8 1.6
Labour force 590.8 583.3 -7.5 -1.3
Employment 550.7 544.7 -6.0 -1.1
Unemployment 40.1 38.6 -1.5 -3.7
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.6 -0.2
Participation rate (%) 70.6 68.5 -2.1
Employment rate (%) 65.8 64.0 -1.8

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