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)
  February 2016 February 2017 February 2016 to February 2017 February 2016 to February 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,104.3 1,118.4 14.1 1.3
Labour force 756.2 762.2 6.0 0.8
Employment 707.1 724.2 17.1 2.4
Unemployment 49.1 38.0 -11.1 -22.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 5.0 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 68.5 68.2 -0.3
Employment rate (%) 64.0 64.8 0.8
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 273.3 274.9 1.6 0.6
Labour force 187.5 184.6 -2.9 -1.5
Employment 174.7 174.5 -0.2 -0.1
Unemployment 12.9 10.1 -2.8 -21.7
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 5.5 -1.4
Participation rate (%) 68.6 67.2 -1.4
Employment rate (%) 63.9 63.5 -0.4
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 831.0 843.6 12.6 1.5
Labour force 568.7 577.7 9.0 1.6
Employment 532.4 549.7 17.3 3.2
Unemployment 36.3 27.9 -8.4 -23.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 4.8 -1.6
Participation rate (%) 68.4 68.5 0.1
Employment rate (%) 64.1 65.2 1.1

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