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.))
  October 2016 October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)        
Population 427.4 433.3 5.9 1.4
Labour force 292.8 301.9 9.1 3.1
Employment 278.3 286.4 8.1 2.9
Unemployment 14.6 15.4 0.8 5.5
Unemployment rate (%) 5.0 5.1 0.1
Participation rate (%) 68.5 69.7 1.2
Employment rate (%) 65.1 66.1 1.0
Brantford (Ont.)        
Population 113.4 115.0 1.6 1.4
Labour force 75.6 78.5 2.9 3.8
Employment 71.0 74.4 3.4 4.8
Unemployment 4.6 4.1 -0.5 -10.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 5.2 -0.9
Participation rate (%) 66.7 68.3 1.6
Employment rate (%) 62.6 64.7 2.1
Guelph (Ont.)        
Population 130.9 133.2 2.3 1.8
Labour force 92.9 97.2 4.3 4.6
Employment 88.7 91.6 2.9 3.3
Unemployment 4.2 5.6 1.4 33.3
Unemployment rate (%) 4.5 5.8 1.3
Participation rate (%) 71.0 73.0 2.0
Employment rate (%) 67.8 68.8 1.0

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