Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.), Brantford (Ont.), Guelph (Ont.))

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.), Brantford (Ont.), Guelph (Ont.))
  August 2016 August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 426.5 432.1 5.6 1.3
Labour force 296.4 308.8 12.4 4.2
Employment 278.4 294.2 15.8 5.7
Unemployment 18.0 14.6 -3.4 -18.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 4.7 -1.4
Participation rate (%) 69.5 71.5 2.0
Employment rate (%) 65.3 68.1 2.8
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 113.1 114.7 1.6 1.4
Labour force 76.4 75.4 -1.0 -1.3
Employment 71.9 71.5 -0.4 -0.6
Unemployment 4.5 3.9 -0.6 -13.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 5.2 -0.7
Participation rate (%) 67.6 65.7 -1.9
Employment rate (%) 63.6 62.3 -1.3
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 130.6 132.7 2.1 1.6
Labour force 93.6 98.5 4.9 5.2
Employment 88.5 93.1 4.6 5.2
Unemployment 5.2 5.4 0.2 3.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.6 5.5 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 71.7 74.2 2.5
Employment rate (%) 67.8 70.2 2.4

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