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.))
  February 2016 February 2017 February 2016 to February 2017 February 2016 to February 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 146.4 148.7 2.3 1.6
Labour force 95.9 99.6 3.7 3.9
Employment 88.1 92.8 4.7 5.3
Unemployment 7.8 6.9 -0.9 -11.5
Unemployment rate (%) 8.1 6.9 -1.2
Participation rate (%) 65.5 67.0 1.5
Employment rate (%) 60.2 62.4 2.2
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,151.4 2,181.3 29.9 1.4
Labour force 1,411.6 1,414.6 3.0 0.2
Employment 1,327.0 1,348.2 21.2 1.6
Unemployment 84.6 66.4 -18.2 -21.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 4.7 -1.3
Participation rate (%) 65.6 64.9 -0.7
Employment rate (%) 61.7 61.8 0.1
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 305.5 309.0 3.5 1.1
Labour force 191.9 196.1 4.2 2.2
Employment 180.3 187.8 7.5 4.2
Unemployment 11.6 8.3 -3.3 -28.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 4.2 -1.8
Participation rate (%) 62.8 63.5 0.7
Employment rate (%) 59.0 60.8 1.8

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