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)
  December 2016 December 2017 December 2016 to December 2017 December 2016 to December 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,116.3 1,133.6 17.3 1.5
Labour force 767.0 765.7 -1.3 -0.2
Employment 725.8 729.5 3.7 0.5
Unemployment 41.2 36.2 -5.0 -12.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.4 4.7 -0.7
Participation rate (%) 68.7 67.5 -1.2
Employment rate (%) 65.0 64.4 -0.6
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 274.7 276.6 1.9 0.7
Labour force 186.7 187.4 0.7 0.4
Employment 176.4 179.5 3.1 1.8
Unemployment 10.3 7.9 -2.4 -23.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.5 4.2 -1.3
Participation rate (%) 68.0 67.8 -0.2
Employment rate (%) 64.2 64.9 0.7
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 841.5 857.0 15.5 1.8
Labour force 580.4 578.3 -2.1 -0.4
Employment 549.4 550.0 0.6 0.1
Unemployment 31.0 28.3 -2.7 -8.7
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 4.9 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 69.0 67.5 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 65.3 64.2 -1.1

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