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.))
  April 2015 April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016 April 2015 to April 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 144.4 146.8 2.4 1.7
Labour force 97.0 94.3 -2.7 -2.8
Employment 90.5 87.0 -3.5 -3.9
Unemployment 6.5 7.3 0.8 12.3
Unemployment rate (%) 6.7 7.7 1.0
Participation rate (%) 67.2 64.2 -3.0
Employment rate (%) 62.7 59.3 -3.4
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,118.8 2,156.0 37.2 1.8
Labour force 1,343.8 1,426.2 82.4 6.1
Employment 1,262.5 1,340.6 78.1 6.2
Unemployment 81.2 85.6 4.4 5.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 6.0 0.0
Participation rate (%) 63.4 66.2 2.8
Employment rate (%) 59.6 62.2 2.6
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 302.3 306.0 3.7 1.2
Labour force 185.4 190.0 4.6 2.5
Employment 174.4 178.2 3.8 2.2
Unemployment 11.0 11.8 0.8 7.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 6.2 0.3
Participation rate (%) 61.3 62.1 0.8
Employment rate (%) 57.7 58.2 0.5

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