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.))
  May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 420.7 425.0 4.3 1.0
Labour force 293.9 302.3 8.4 2.9
Employment 275.2 283.9 8.7 3.2
Unemployment 18.8 18.5 -0.3 -1.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 6.1 -0.3
Participation rate (%) 69.9 71.1 1.2
Employment rate (%) 65.4 66.8 1.4
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 111.6 112.7 1.1 1.0
Labour force 73.5 74.2 0.7 1.0
Employment 69.3 68.6 -0.7 -1.0
Unemployment 4.3 5.6 1.3 30.2
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 7.5 1.6
Participation rate (%) 65.9 65.8 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 62.1 60.9 -1.2
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 128.4 130.0 1.6 1.2
Labour force 93.0 96.3 3.3 3.5
Employment 89.1 90.3 1.2 1.3
Unemployment 3.9 6.0 2.1 53.8
Unemployment rate (%) 4.2 6.2 2.0
Participation rate (%) 72.4 74.1 1.7
Employment rate (%) 69.4 69.5 0.1

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