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.))
  January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 146.2 148.5 2.3 1.6
Labour force 96.9 101.1 4.2 4.3
Employment 89.3 94.4 5.1 5.7
Unemployment 7.6 6.7 -0.9 -11.8
Unemployment rate (%) 7.8 6.6 -1.2
Participation rate (%) 66.3 68.1 1.8
Employment rate (%) 61.1 63.6 2.5
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,149.1 2,179.1 30.0 1.4
Labour force 1,405.2 1,411.8 6.6 0.5
Employment 1,329.2 1,343.5 14.3 1.1
Unemployment 76.1 68.3 -7.8 -10.2
Unemployment rate (%) 5.4 4.8 -0.6
Participation rate (%) 65.4 64.8 -0.6
Employment rate (%) 61.8 61.7 -0.1
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 305.3 308.8 3.5 1.1
Labour force 192.2 195.9 3.7 1.9
Employment 180.9 187.3 6.4 3.5
Unemployment 11.4 8.6 -2.8 -24.6
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 4.4 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 63.0 63.4 0.4
Employment rate (%) 59.3 60.7 1.4

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