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 2015 August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 421.8 426.5 4.7 1.1
Labour force 293.3 296.4 3.1 1.1
Employment 275.3 278.4 3.1 1.1
Unemployment 18.1 18.0 -0.1 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 6.1 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 69.5 69.5 0.0
Employment rate (%) 65.3 65.3 0.0
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 111.9 113.1 1.2 1.1
Labour force 74.6 76.4 1.8 2.4
Employment 69.6 71.9 2.3 3.3
Unemployment 5.1 4.5 -0.6 -11.8
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 5.9 -0.9
Participation rate (%) 66.7 67.6 0.9
Employment rate (%) 62.2 63.6 1.4
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 128.8 130.6 1.8 1.4
Labour force 94.8 93.6 -1.2 -1.3
Employment 90.8 88.5 -2.3 -2.5
Unemployment 4.0 5.2 1.2 30.0
Unemployment rate (%) 4.2 5.6 1.4
Participation rate (%) 73.6 71.7 -1.9
Employment rate (%) 70.5 67.8 -2.7

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