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.))
  July 2015 July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 421.4 426.0 4.6 1.1
Labour force 290.1 299.4 9.3 3.2
Employment 274.2 281.0 6.8 2.5
Unemployment 15.8 18.4 2.6 16.5
Unemployment rate (%) 5.4 6.1 0.7
Participation rate (%) 68.8 70.3 1.5
Employment rate (%) 65.1 66.0 0.9
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 111.8 113.0 1.2 1.1
Labour force 74.4 76.0 1.6 2.2
Employment 69.3 71.8 2.5 3.6
Unemployment 5.1 4.1 -1.0 -19.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 5.4 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 66.5 67.3 0.8
Employment rate (%) 62.0 63.5 1.5
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 128.7 130.4 1.7 1.3
Labour force 94.4 94.0 -0.4 -0.4
Employment 90.6 88.6 -2.0 -2.2
Unemployment 3.8 5.4 1.6 42.1
Unemployment rate (%) 4.0 5.7 1.7
Participation rate (%) 73.3 72.1 -1.2
Employment rate (%) 70.4 67.9 -2.5

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