Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Calgary (Alta.), Edmonton (Alta.), Kelowna (B.C.))

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Calgary (Alta.), Edmonton (Alta.), Kelowna (B.C.))
  June 2015 June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,177.0 1,202.5 25.5 2.2
Labour force 883.7 873.6 -10.1 -1.1
Employment 828.1 796.8 -31.3 -3.8
Unemployment 55.7 76.8 21.1 37.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 8.8 2.5
Participation rate (%) 75.1 72.6 -2.5
Employment rate (%) 70.4 66.3 -4.1
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,099.2 1,120.3 21.1 1.9
Labour force 803.7 831.5 27.8 3.5
Employment 753.9 770.8 16.9 2.2
Unemployment 49.8 60.7 10.9 21.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 7.3 1.1
Participation rate (%) 73.1 74.2 1.1
Employment rate (%) 68.6 68.8 0.2
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 152.0 155.2 3.2 2.1
Labour force 97.5 97.9 0.4 0.4
Employment 93.1 90.7 -2.4 -2.6
Unemployment 4.4 7.3 2.9 65.9
Unemployment rate (%) 4.5 7.5 3.0
Participation rate (%) 64.1 63.1 -1.0
Employment rate (%) 61.3 58.4 -2.9

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