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.))
  May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,173.9 1,200.7 26.8 2.3
Labour force 874.5 870.2 -4.3 -0.5
Employment 821.8 795.3 -26.5 -3.2
Unemployment 52.7 75.0 22.3 42.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 8.6 2.6
Participation rate (%) 74.5 72.5 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 70.0 66.2 -3.8
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,096.5 1,118.7 22.2 2.0
Labour force 796.0 834.4 38.4 4.8
Employment 741.7 772.4 30.7 4.1
Unemployment 54.4 62.0 7.6 14.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 7.4 0.6
Participation rate (%) 72.6 74.6 2.0
Employment rate (%) 67.6 69.0 1.4
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 151.8 154.8 3.0 2.0
Labour force 94.9 97.3 2.4 2.5
Employment 90.3 88.8 -1.5 -1.7
Unemployment 4.5 8.5 4.0 88.9
Unemployment rate (%) 4.7 8.7 4.0
Participation rate (%) 62.5 62.9 0.4
Employment rate (%) 59.5 57.4 -2.1

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