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.))
  September 2016 September 2017 September 2016 to September 2017 September 2016 to September 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 147.9 150.5 2.6 1.8
Labour force 99.2 99.8 0.6 0.6
Employment 94.1 95.0 0.9 1.0
Unemployment 5.1 4.7 -0.4 -7.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.1 4.7 -0.4
Participation rate (%) 67.1 66.3 -0.8
Employment rate (%) 63.6 63.1 -0.5
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,170.6 2,200.3 29.7 1.4
Labour force 1,459.2 1,490.3 31.1 2.1
Employment 1,382.2 1,419.7 37.5 2.7
Unemployment 77.0 70.7 -6.3 -8.2
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 4.7 -0.6
Participation rate (%) 67.2 67.7 0.5
Employment rate (%) 63.7 64.5 0.8
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 307.8 311.5 3.7 1.2
Labour force 197.5 203.6 6.1 3.1
Employment 188.4 194.4 6.0 3.2
Unemployment 9.1 9.2 0.1 1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 4.6 4.5 -0.1
Participation rate (%) 64.2 65.4 1.2
Employment rate (%) 61.2 62.4 1.2

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