Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) (Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.), Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part, Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part)

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Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average)
(Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.), Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part, Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part)
  April 2017 April 2018 April 2017 to April 2018 April 2017 to April 2018
  thousands change (thousands) % change
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.-Que.)        
Population 1,121.0 1,141.0 20.0 1.8
Labour force 761.2 774.1 12.9 1.7
Employment 720.5 741.8 21.3 3.0
Unemployment 40.7 32.3 -8.4 -20.6
Unemployment rate (%) 5.3 4.2 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 67.9 67.8 -0.1
Employment rate (%) 64.3 65.0 0.7
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Quebec part        
Population 275.1 277.3 2.2 0.8
Labour force 186.3 191.5 5.2 2.8
Employment 174.6 181.7 7.1 4.1
Unemployment 11.7 9.8 -1.9 -16.2
Unemployment rate (%) 6.3 5.1 -1.2
Participation rate (%) 67.7 69.1 1.4
Employment rate (%) 63.5 65.5 2.0
Ottawa (Ont.)-Gatineau (Que.), Ontario part        
Population 845.8 863.6 17.8 2.1
Labour force 574.9 582.5 7.6 1.3
Employment 545.9 560.1 14.2 2.6
Unemployment 29.0 22.5 -6.5 -22.4
Unemployment rate (%) 5.0 3.9 -1.1
Participation rate (%) 68.0 67.5 -0.5
Employment rate (%) 64.5 64.9 0.4

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