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 2015 August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,098.2 1,111.7 13.5 1.2
Labour force 772.6 782.4 9.8 1.3
Employment 718.6 728.2 9.6 1.3
Unemployment 54.0 54.2 0.2 0.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 6.9 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 70.4 70.4 0.0
Employment rate (%) 65.4 65.5 0.1
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 272.6 274.3 1.7 0.6
Labour force 197.8 191.6 -6.2 -3.1
Employment 185.0 177.5 -7.5 -4.1
Unemployment 12.9 14.0 1.1 8.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 7.3 0.8
Participation rate (%) 72.6 69.9 -2.7
Employment rate (%) 67.9 64.7 -3.2
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 825.6 837.4 11.8 1.4
Labour force 574.7 590.8 16.1 2.8
Employment 533.6 550.7 17.1 3.2
Unemployment 41.1 40.1 -1.0 -2.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.2 6.8 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 69.6 70.6 1.0
Employment rate (%) 64.6 65.8 1.2

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