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.))
  December 2016 December 2017 December 2016 to December 2017 December 2016 to December 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,210.3 1,229.1 18.8 1.6
Labour force 906.2 896.1 -10.1 -1.1
Employment 815.7 831.6 15.9 1.9
Unemployment 90.6 64.5 -26.1 -28.8
Unemployment rate (%) 10.0 7.2 -2.8
Participation rate (%) 74.9 72.9 -2.0
Employment rate (%) 67.4 67.7 0.3
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,127.4 1,145.8 18.4 1.6
Labour force 803.4 827.2 23.8 3.0
Employment 747.3 772.3 25.0 3.3
Unemployment 56.1 54.9 -1.2 -2.1
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 6.6 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 71.3 72.2 0.9
Employment rate (%) 66.3 67.4 1.1
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 157.1 160.6 3.5 2.2
Labour force 102.8 108.1 5.3 5.2
Employment 94.1 101.2 7.1 7.5
Unemployment 8.7 6.9 -1.8 -20.7
Unemployment rate (%) 8.5 6.4 -2.1
Participation rate (%) 65.4 67.3 1.9
Employment rate (%) 59.9 63.0 3.1

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