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)
  April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,106.5 1,121.0 14.5 1.3
Labour force 759.9 761.2 1.3 0.2
Employment 706.4 720.5 14.1 2.0
Unemployment 53.5 40.7 -12.8 -23.9
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 5.3 -1.7
Participation rate (%) 68.7 67.9 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 63.8 64.3 0.5
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 273.6 275.1 1.5 0.5
Labour force 184.4 186.3 1.9 1.0
Employment 170.7 174.6 3.9 2.3
Unemployment 13.7 11.7 -2.0 -14.6
Unemployment rate (%) 7.4 6.3 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 67.4 67.7 0.3
Employment rate (%) 62.4 63.5 1.1
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 832.9 845.8 12.9 1.5
Labour force 575.5 574.9 -0.6 -0.1
Employment 535.7 545.9 10.2 1.9
Unemployment 39.8 29.0 -10.8 -27.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 5.0 -1.9
Participation rate (%) 69.1 68.0 -1.1
Employment rate (%) 64.3 64.5 0.2

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