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.))
  October 2016 October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,208.6 1,226.4 17.8 1.5
Labour force 898.7 904.3 5.6 0.6
Employment 806.8 829.7 22.9 2.8
Unemployment 91.9 74.6 -17.3 -18.8
Unemployment rate (%) 10.2 8.2 -2.0
Participation rate (%) 74.4 73.7 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 66.8 67.7 0.9
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,125.8 1,143.0 17.2 1.5
Labour force 811.5 840.0 28.5 3.5
Employment 755.4 775.0 19.6 2.6
Unemployment 56.1 65.0 8.9 15.9
Unemployment rate (%) 6.9 7.7 0.8
Participation rate (%) 72.1 73.5 1.4
Employment rate (%) 67.1 67.8 0.7
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 156.6 160.1 3.5 2.2
Labour force 98.9 108.8 9.9 10.0
Employment 91.1 102.2 11.1 12.2
Unemployment 7.8 6.6 -1.2 -15.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.9 6.1 -1.8
Participation rate (%) 63.2 68.0 4.8
Employment rate (%) 58.2 63.8 5.6

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