Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Toronto (Ont.), Hamilton (Ont.), St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.))

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Toronto (Ont.), Hamilton (Ont.), St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.))
  January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Toronto (Ont.)        
Population 5,146.3 5,239.5 93.2 1.8
Labour force 3,442.6 3,428.7 -13.9 -0.4
Employment 3,213.9 3,203.7 -10.2 -0.3
Unemployment 228.7 225.0 -3.7 -1.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.6 6.6 0.0
Participation rate (%) 66.9 65.4 -1.5
Employment rate (%) 62.5 61.1 -1.4
Hamilton (Ont.)        
Population 645.9 654.0 8.1 1.3
Labour force 406.3 421.1 14.8 3.6
Employment 381.7 397.6 15.9 4.2
Unemployment 24.6 23.5 -1.1 -4.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 5.6 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 62.9 64.4 1.5
Employment rate (%) 59.1 60.8 1.7
St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.)        
Population 343.9 346.3 2.4 0.7
Labour force 222.2 213.5 -8.7 -3.9
Employment 202.3 199.4 -2.9 -1.4
Unemployment 19.9 14.2 -5.7 -28.6
Unemployment rate (%) 9.0 6.7 -2.3
Participation rate (%) 64.6 61.7 -2.9
Employment rate (%) 58.8 57.6 -1.2

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