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.))
  November 2015 November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016 November 2015 to November 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,190.1 1,209.5 19.4 1.6
Labour force 864.8 901.3 36.5 4.2
Employment 808.2 810.1 1.9 0.2
Unemployment 56.5 91.3 34.8 61.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5 10.1 3.6
Participation rate (%) 72.7 74.5 1.8
Employment rate (%) 67.9 67.0 -0.9
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,109.9 1,126.6 16.7 1.5
Labour force 827.0 805.0 -22.0 -2.7
Employment 779.4 753.2 -26.2 -3.4
Unemployment 47.6 51.8 4.2 8.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.8 6.4 0.6
Participation rate (%) 74.5 71.5 -3.0
Employment rate (%) 70.2 66.9 -3.3
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 153.3 156.8 3.5 2.3
Labour force 97.4 101.4 4.0 4.1
Employment 91.4 92.6 1.2 1.3
Unemployment 6.0 8.8 2.8 46.7
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 8.7 2.5
Participation rate (%) 63.5 64.7 1.2
Employment rate (%) 59.6 59.1 -0.5

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