Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by economic region (3 month moving average) (Alberta, British Columbia)

Related tables:   Employment and unemployment.  

Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by economic region (3 month moving average)
(Alberta, British Columbia)
  Population Labour force Employment Unemployment Participation rate Unemployment rate Employment rate
  thousands %
Alta.
January 2017 3,409.8 2,461.5 2,251.5 210.1 72.2 8.5 66.0
January 2016 3,379.2 2,439.5 2,269.8 169.7 72.2 7.0 67.2
ER 4810 Lethbridge - Medicine Hat
January 2017 229.7 156.0 145.4 10.6 67.9 6.8 63.3
January 2016 230.3 157.8 148.8 9.1 68.5 5.8 64.6
ER 4820 Camrose - Drumheller
January 2017 160.7 109.2 99.5 9.7 68.0 8.9 61.9
January 2016 161.9 108.7 101.9 6.7 67.1 6.2 62.9
ER 4830 Calgary
January 2017 1,297.1 963.5 871.8 91.7 74.3 9.5 67.2
January 2016 1,279.6 921.5 851.7 69.8 72.0 7.6 66.6
ER 4840 and 4870 Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House and Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River, Alberta
January 2017 276.2 194.6 180.8 13.9 70.5 7.1 65.5
January 2016 277.4 198.1 182.3 15.7 71.4 7.9 65.7
ER 4850 Red Deer
January 2017 172.7 123.4 112.0 11.4 71.5 9.2 64.9
January 2016 171.5 118.6 110.7 7.9 69.2 6.7 64.5
ER 4860 Edmonton
January 2017 1,154.9 825.1 760.5 64.6 71.4 7.8 65.8
January 2016 1,140.5 843.6 791.4 52.2 74.0 6.2 69.4
ER 4880 Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake
January 2017 118.4 89.7 81.5 8.2 75.8 9.1 68.8
January 2016 118.1 91.3 83.0 8.2 77.3 9.0 70.3
B.C.
January 2017 3,952.9 2,540.0 2,393.4 146.6 64.3 5.8 60.5
January 2016 3,903.0 2,483.6 2,325.7 157.9 63.6 6.4 59.6
ER 5910 Vancouver Island and Coast
January 2017 665.0 401.4 380.0 21.4 60.4 5.3 57.1
January 2016 657.9 388.0 360.3 27.7 59.0 7.1 54.8
ER 5920 Lower Mainland - Southwest
January 2017 2,475.0 1,608.2 1,528.5 79.6 65.0 4.9 61.8
January 2016 2,439.5 1,591.6 1,502.2 89.4 65.2 5.6 61.6
ER 5930 Thompson - Okanagan
January 2017 438.9 274.1 250.5 23.6 62.5 8.6 57.1
January 2016 433.2 263.6 241.6 22.0 60.8 8.3 55.8
ER 5940 Kootenay
January 2017 122.6 79.5 73.4 6.1 64.8 7.7 59.9
January 2016 122.1 71.0 65.4 5.6 58.1 7.9 53.6
ER 5950 Cariboo
January 2017 127.9 88.2 80.3 7.8 69.0 8.8 62.8
January 2016 127.6 82.8 76.3 6.5 64.9 7.9 59.8
ER 5960 and 5970 North Coast and Nechako
January 2017 67.1 44.1 40.7 3.3 65.7 7.5 60.7
January 2016 66.6 43.0 40.0 3.0 64.6 7.0 60.1
ER 5980 Northeast
January 2017 56.5 44.6 39.9 4.7 78.9 10.5 70.6
January 2016 56.1 43.7 40.0 3.7 77.9 8.5 71.3

Find information related to this table (CANSIM table(s); Definitions, data sources and methods; The Daily; publications; and related Summary tables).