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.))
  March 2016 March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,197.0 1,214.5 17.5 1.5
Labour force 870.3 892.9 22.6 2.6
Employment 792.9 811.3 18.4 2.3
Unemployment 77.5 81.6 4.1 5.3
Unemployment rate (%) 8.9 9.1 0.2
Participation rate (%) 72.7 73.5 0.8
Employment rate (%) 66.2 66.8 0.6
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,115.4 1,131.1 15.7 1.4
Labour force 832.5 825.7 -6.8 -0.8
Employment 772.6 753.9 -18.7 -2.4
Unemployment 60.0 71.8 11.8 19.7
Unemployment rate (%) 7.2 8.7 1.5
Participation rate (%) 74.6 73.0 -1.6
Employment rate (%) 69.3 66.7 -2.6
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 154.2 157.8 3.6 2.3
Labour force 97.9 102.3 4.4 4.5
Employment 89.0 95.5 6.5 7.3
Unemployment 8.9 6.7 -2.2 -24.7
Unemployment rate (%) 9.1 6.5 -2.6
Participation rate (%) 63.5 64.8 1.3
Employment rate (%) 57.7 60.5 2.8

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