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.))
  July 2016 July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 147.4 149.9 2.5 1.7
Labour force 96.6 98.1 1.5 1.6
Employment 90.4 92.8 2.4 2.7
Unemployment 6.2 5.3 -0.9 -14.5
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 5.4 -1.0
Participation rate (%) 65.5 65.4 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 61.3 61.9 0.6
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,164.7 2,194.9 30.2 1.4
Labour force 1,463.0 1,508.9 45.9 3.1
Employment 1,382.5 1,430.3 47.8 3.5
Unemployment 80.5 78.6 -1.9 -2.4
Unemployment rate (%) 5.5 5.2 -0.3
Participation rate (%) 67.6 68.7 1.1
Employment rate (%) 63.9 65.2 1.3
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 307.1 310.8 3.7 1.2
Labour force 195.8 200.9 5.1 2.6
Employment 186.9 192.1 5.2 2.8
Unemployment 8.9 8.8 -0.1 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 4.5 4.4 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 63.8 64.6 0.8
Employment rate (%) 60.9 61.8 0.9

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