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.))
  November 2015 November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 422.9 427.9 5.0 1.2
Labour force 300.2 291.8 -8.4 -2.8
Employment 283.8 278.9 -4.9 -1.7
Unemployment 16.4 12.9 -3.5 -21.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.5 4.4 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 71.0 68.2 -2.8
Employment rate (%) 67.1 65.2 -1.9
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 112.2 113.5 1.3 1.2
Labour force 71.4 75.5 4.1 5.7
Employment 67.6 71.8 4.2 6.2
Unemployment 3.8 3.6 -0.2 -5.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 4.8 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 63.6 66.5 2.9
Employment rate (%) 60.2 63.3 3.1
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 129.2 131.0 1.8 1.4
Labour force 96.2 93.9 -2.3 -2.4
Employment 92.7 90.7 -2.0 -2.2
Unemployment 3.5 3.2 -0.3 -8.6
Unemployment rate (%) 3.6 3.4 -0.2
Participation rate (%) 74.5 71.7 -2.8
Employment rate (%) 71.7 69.2 -2.5

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