Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.), Vancouver (B.C.), Victoria (B.C.))

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.), Vancouver (B.C.), Victoria (B.C.))
  August 2015 August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 145.2 147.7 2.5 1.7
Labour force 98.2 98.2 0.0 0.0
Employment 92.5 92.9 0.4 0.4
Unemployment 5.6 5.3 -0.3 -5.4
Unemployment rate (%) 5.7 5.4 -0.3
Participation rate (%) 67.6 66.5 -1.1
Employment rate (%) 63.7 62.9 -0.8
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,132.9 2,167.7 34.8 1.6
Labour force 1,384.7 1,466.0 81.3 5.9
Employment 1,304.9 1,386.7 81.8 6.3
Unemployment 79.8 79.3 -0.5 -0.6
Unemployment rate (%) 5.8 5.4 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 64.9 67.6 2.7
Employment rate (%) 61.2 64.0 2.8
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 303.6 307.5 3.9 1.3
Labour force 192.3 197.3 5.0 2.6
Employment 180.7 188.1 7.4 4.1
Unemployment 11.5 9.2 -2.3 -20.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 4.7 -1.3
Participation rate (%) 63.3 64.2 0.9
Employment rate (%) 59.5 61.2 1.7

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