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.))
  July 2015 July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Calgary (Alta.)        
Population 1,180.3 1,204.3 24.0 2.0
Labour force 890.4 884.8 -5.6 -0.6
Employment 827.9 804.6 -23.3 -2.8
Unemployment 62.5 80.2 17.7 28.3
Unemployment rate (%) 7.0 9.1 2.1
Participation rate (%) 75.4 73.5 -1.9
Employment rate (%) 70.1 66.8 -3.3
Edmonton (Alta.)        
Population 1,101.9 1,121.9 20.0 1.8
Labour force 809.6 829.2 19.6 2.4
Employment 761.7 764.3 2.6 0.3
Unemployment 47.9 64.9 17.0 35.5
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 7.8 1.9
Participation rate (%) 73.5 73.9 0.4
Employment rate (%) 69.1 68.1 -1.0
Kelowna (B.C.)        
Population 152.3 155.6 3.3 2.2
Labour force 101.1 97.2 -3.9 -3.9
Employment 96.2 90.6 -5.6 -5.8
Unemployment 4.9 6.6 1.7 34.7
Unemployment rate (%) 4.8 6.8 2.0
Participation rate (%) 66.4 62.5 -3.9
Employment rate (%) 63.2 58.2 -5.0

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