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.))
  April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,171.2 1,198.9 27.7 2.4
Labour force 865.6 868.8 3.2 0.4
Employment 815.1 793.0 -22.1 -2.7
Unemployment 50.5 75.8 25.3 50.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.8 8.7 2.9
Participation rate (%) 73.9 72.5 -1.4
Employment rate (%) 69.6 66.1 -3.5
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,094.2 1,117.0 22.8 2.1
Labour force 789.5 834.2 44.7 5.7
Employment 738.8 771.7 32.9 4.5
Unemployment 50.7 62.5 11.8 23.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 7.5 1.1
Participation rate (%) 72.2 74.7 2.5
Employment rate (%) 67.5 69.1 1.6
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 151.6 154.5 2.9 1.9
Labour force 94.7 97.8 3.1 3.3
Employment 89.4 88.7 -0.7 -0.8
Unemployment 5.3 9.2 3.9 73.6
Unemployment rate (%) 5.6 9.4 3.8
Participation rate (%) 62.5 63.3 0.8
Employment rate (%) 59.0 57.4 -1.6

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