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)
  January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,103.3 1,117.4 14.1 1.3
Labour force 752.6 764.4 11.8 1.6
Employment 706.8 725.1 18.3 2.6
Unemployment 45.9 39.3 -6.6 -14.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 5.1 -1.0
Participation rate (%) 68.2 68.4 0.2
Employment rate (%) 64.1 64.9 0.8
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 273.2 274.8 1.6 0.6
Labour force 189.2 184.9 -4.3 -2.3
Employment 177.2 175.6 -1.6 -0.9
Unemployment 12.0 9.3 -2.7 -22.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 5.0 -1.3
Participation rate (%) 69.3 67.3 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 64.9 63.9 -1.0
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 830.1 842.5 12.4 1.5
Labour force 563.4 579.5 16.1 2.9
Employment 529.6 549.5 19.9 3.8
Unemployment 33.9 30.0 -3.9 -11.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 5.2 -0.8
Participation rate (%) 67.9 68.8 0.9
Employment rate (%) 63.8 65.2 1.4

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