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.))
  June 2016 June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 425.5 430.9 5.4 1.3
Labour force 300.6 308.0 7.4 2.5
Employment 282.6 291.2 8.6 3.0
Unemployment 18.0 16.7 -1.3 -7.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 5.4 -0.6
Participation rate (%) 70.6 71.5 0.9
Employment rate (%) 66.4 67.6 1.2
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 112.9 114.4 1.5 1.3
Labour force 75.4 72.6 -2.8 -3.7
Employment 70.5 69.3 -1.2 -1.7
Unemployment 4.8 3.3 -1.5 -31.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 4.5 -1.9
Participation rate (%) 66.8 63.5 -3.3
Employment rate (%) 62.4 60.6 -1.8
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 130.2 132.2 2.0 1.5
Labour force 95.0 96.0 1.0 1.1
Employment 89.4 92.0 2.6 2.9
Unemployment 5.6 3.9 -1.7 -30.4
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 4.1 -1.8
Participation rate (%) 73.0 72.6 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 68.7 69.6 0.9

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