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 2015 July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016 July 2015 to July 2016
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Abbotsford-Mission (B.C.)        
Population 145.0 147.4 2.4 1.7
Labour force 98.4 96.6 -1.8 -1.8
Employment 93.1 90.4 -2.7 -2.9
Unemployment 5.3 6.2 0.9 17.0
Unemployment rate (%) 5.4 6.4 1.0
Participation rate (%) 67.9 65.5 -2.4
Employment rate (%) 64.2 61.3 -2.9
Vancouver (B.C.)        
Population 2,129.2 2,164.7 35.5 1.7
Labour force 1,382.1 1,463.0 80.9 5.9
Employment 1,299.0 1,382.5 83.5 6.4
Unemployment 83.1 80.5 -2.6 -3.1
Unemployment rate (%) 6.0 5.5 -0.5
Participation rate (%) 64.9 67.6 2.7
Employment rate (%) 61.0 63.9 2.9
Victoria (B.C.)        
Population 303.3 307.1 3.8 1.3
Labour force 190.5 195.8 5.3 2.8
Employment 180.1 186.9 6.8 3.8
Unemployment 10.4 8.9 -1.5 -14.4
Unemployment rate (%) 5.5 4.5 -1.0
Participation rate (%) 62.8 63.8 1.0
Employment rate (%) 59.4 60.9 1.5

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