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 2016 June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017 June 2016 to June 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,202.5 1,220.0 17.5 1.5
Labour force 873.6 917.9 44.3 5.1
Employment 796.8 836.3 39.5 5.0
Unemployment 76.8 81.6 4.8 6.3
Unemployment rate (%) 8.8 8.9 0.1
Participation rate (%) 72.6 75.2 2.6
Employment rate (%) 66.3 68.5 2.2
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,120.3 1,136.5 16.2 1.4
Labour force 831.5 831.8 0.3 0.0
Employment 770.8 764.4 -6.4 -0.8
Unemployment 60.7 67.5 6.8 11.2
Unemployment rate (%) 7.3 8.1 0.8
Participation rate (%) 74.2 73.2 -1.0
Employment rate (%) 68.8 67.3 -1.5
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 155.2 158.8 3.6 2.3
Labour force 97.9 105.4 7.5 7.7
Employment 90.7 101.6 10.9 12.0
Unemployment 7.3 3.7 -3.6 -49.3
Unemployment rate (%) 7.5 3.5 -4.0
Participation rate (%) 63.1 66.4 3.3
Employment rate (%) 58.4 64.0 5.6

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