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.))
  April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 420.5 424.6 4.1 1.0
Labour force 297.1 303.0 5.9 2.0
Employment 278.0 284.9 6.9 2.5
Unemployment 19.1 18.0 -1.1 -5.8
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 5.9 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 70.7 71.4 0.7
Employment rate (%) 66.1 67.1 1.0
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 111.5 112.6 1.1 1.0
Labour force 74.8 72.0 -2.8 -3.7
Employment 70.7 66.7 -4.0 -5.7
Unemployment 4.0 5.3 1.3 32.5
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 7.4 2.1
Participation rate (%) 67.1 63.9 -3.2
Employment rate (%) 63.4 59.2 -4.2
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 128.3 129.9 1.6 1.2
Labour force 92.0 97.4 5.4 5.9
Employment 88.1 92.6 4.5 5.1
Unemployment 3.9 4.8 0.9 23.1
Unemployment rate (%) 4.2 4.9 0.7
Participation rate (%) 71.7 75.0 3.3
Employment rate (%) 68.7 71.3 2.6

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