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.))
  June 2015 June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016 June 2015 to June 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 144.8 147.2 2.4 1.7
Labour force 98.6 94.9 -3.7 -3.8
Employment 93.3 88.3 -5.0 -5.4
Unemployment 5.2 6.6 1.4 26.9
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 7.0 1.7
Participation rate (%) 68.1 64.5 -3.6
Employment rate (%) 64.4 60.0 -4.4
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,125.6 2,161.6 36.0 1.7
Labour force 1,370.1 1,446.6 76.5 5.6
Employment 1,287.2 1,370.5 83.3 6.5
Unemployment 82.9 76.1 -6.8 -8.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 5.3 -0.8
Participation rate (%) 64.5 66.9 2.4
Employment rate (%) 60.6 63.4 2.8
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 302.9 306.7 3.8 1.3
Labour force 187.9 192.0 4.1 2.2
Employment 176.9 182.3 5.4 3.1
Unemployment 11.1 9.7 -1.4 -12.6
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 5.1 -0.8
Participation rate (%) 62.0 62.6 0.6
Employment rate (%) 58.4 59.4 1.0

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