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.))
  April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,198.9 1,216.2 17.3 1.4
Labour force 868.8 896.5 27.7 3.2
Employment 793.0 814.0 21.0 2.6
Unemployment 75.8 82.5 6.7 8.8
Unemployment rate (%) 8.7 9.2 0.5
Participation rate (%) 72.5 73.7 1.2
Employment rate (%) 66.1 66.9 0.8
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,117.0 1,132.8 15.8 1.4
Labour force 834.2 828.0 -6.2 -0.7
Employment 771.7 757.3 -14.4 -1.9
Unemployment 62.5 70.7 8.2 13.1
Unemployment rate (%) 7.5 8.5 1.0
Participation rate (%) 74.7 73.1 -1.6
Employment rate (%) 69.1 66.9 -2.2
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 154.5 158.1 3.6 2.3
Labour force 97.8 101.9 4.1 4.2
Employment 88.7 96.3 7.6 8.6
Unemployment 9.2 5.6 -3.6 -39.1
Unemployment rate (%) 9.4 5.5 -3.9
Participation rate (%) 63.3 64.5 1.2
Employment rate (%) 57.4 60.9 3.5

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