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.))
  May 2015 May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016 May 2015 to May 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 144.6 147.0 2.4 1.7
Labour force 97.9 94.5 -3.4 -3.5
Employment 92.2 87.3 -4.9 -5.3
Unemployment 5.7 7.2 1.5 26.3
Unemployment rate (%) 5.8 7.6 1.8
Participation rate (%) 67.7 64.3 -3.4
Employment rate (%) 63.8 59.4 -4.4
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,122.0 2,158.7 36.7 1.7
Labour force 1,358.0 1,437.1 79.1 5.8
Employment 1,274.2 1,355.8 81.6 6.4
Unemployment 83.9 81.3 -2.6 -3.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.2 5.7 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 64.0 66.6 2.6
Employment rate (%) 60.0 62.8 2.8
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 302.6 306.3 3.7 1.2
Labour force 186.1 190.4 4.3 2.3
Employment 175.2 179.8 4.6 2.6
Unemployment 10.9 10.6 -0.3 -2.8
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9 5.6 -0.3
Participation rate (%) 61.5 62.2 0.7
Employment rate (%) 57.9 58.7 0.8

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