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.))
  April 2016 April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017 April 2016 to April 2017
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 146.8 149.1 2.3 1.6
Labour force 94.3 97.8 3.5 3.7
Employment 87.0 91.7 4.7 5.4
Unemployment 7.3 6.1 -1.2 -16.4
Unemployment rate (%) 7.7 6.2 -1.5
Participation rate (%) 64.2 65.6 1.4
Employment rate (%) 59.3 61.5 2.2
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,156.0 2,186.1 30.1 1.4
Labour force 1,426.2 1,437.7 11.5 0.8
Employment 1,340.6 1,367.2 26.6 2.0
Unemployment 85.6 70.5 -15.1 -17.6
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 4.9 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 66.2 65.8 -0.4
Employment rate (%) 62.2 62.5 0.3
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 306.0 309.6 3.6 1.2
Labour force 190.0 198.2 8.2 4.3
Employment 178.2 191.0 12.8 7.2
Unemployment 11.8 7.2 -4.6 -39.0
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 3.6 -2.6
Participation rate (%) 62.1 64.0 1.9
Employment rate (%) 58.2 61.7 3.5

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