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.))
  August 2015 August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,183.3 1,205.9 22.6 1.9
Labour force 889.7 891.5 1.8 0.2
Employment 826.5 806.8 -19.7 -2.4
Unemployment 63.2 84.7 21.5 34.0
Unemployment rate (%) 7.1 9.5 2.4
Participation rate (%) 75.2 73.9 -1.3
Employment rate (%) 69.8 66.9 -2.9
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,104.5 1,123.4 18.9 1.7
Labour force 814.7 824.5 9.8 1.2
Employment 767.4 756.3 -11.1 -1.4
Unemployment 47.4 68.2 20.8 43.9
Unemployment rate (%) 5.8 8.3 2.5
Participation rate (%) 73.8 73.4 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 69.5 67.3 -2.2
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 152.5 155.9 3.4 2.2
Labour force 100.2 97.1 -3.1 -3.1
Employment 94.5 90.5 -4.0 -4.2
Unemployment 5.7 6.6 0.9 15.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.7 6.8 1.1
Participation rate (%) 65.7 62.3 -3.4
Employment rate (%) 62.0 58.1 -3.9

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