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Greater Sudbury

Labour Force Survey

 Labour Force Survey Statistical Report
March 2016

Seasonally Adjusted Data for Greater Sudbury CMA 

Total population age 15 and over 140,100
Labour Force 87,600
Employed 80,200
Unemployed 7,500
Participation rate 62.5%
Unemployment rate: Greater Sudbury CMA 8.6%
Employment rate: Greater Sudbury CMA 57.2%

 Unemployment Rate: 3-month moving average
Seasonally Adjusted Data  

Month

Greater Sudbury CMA

Ontario Canada
Mar 14 6.7% 7.4% 7.0%
Apr 14 6.6% 7.4% 7.0%
May 14 6.8% 7.3% 7.0%
Jun 14 7.0% 7.3% 7.0%
Jul 14 6.7% 7.3% 7.0%
Aug 14 6.3% 7.4% 7.0%
Sept 14 6.0% 7.4% 7.0%
Oct 14 6.3% 7.1% 6.8%
Nov 14 6.2% 7.1% 6.7%
Dec 14 6.0% 6.9% 6.7%
Jan 15 5.9% 7.0% 6.6%
Feb 15 6.3% 6.9% 6.7%
Mar 15 6.3% 6.9% 6.7%
Apr 15 6.6% 6.9% 6.8%
May 15 7.0% 6.7% 6.8%
Jun 15 7.1% 6.6% 6.8%
Jul 15 7.3% 6.5% 6.8%
Aug 15 7.0% 6.6% 6.8%
Sept 15 7.3% 6.7% 6.9%
Oct 15 7.4% 6.8% 7.0%
Nov 15 8.2% 6.9% 7.0%
Dec 15 8.4% 6.8% 7.1%
Jan 16 8.6% 6.8% 7.1%
Feb 16 8.3% 6.7% 7.2%
Mar 16 8.6% 6.8% 7.2%

Downloads:

Annual Unemployment Rates and Total Employment  (0.502 Mb, pdf)

Definitions:

Participation rate: The percentage of the total population aged 15 and over that is in the labour force.

Unemployment rate: The percentage of the labour force that is unemployed.

Employment rate: The percentage of the working age population that is employed. This is sometimes referred to as the employment-population ratio.

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey; seasonally adjusted data, three-month moving average. 

Note: As of January 2005, Statistics Canada now reports Labour Force Survey data for Greater Sudbury CMA. The former Sudbury CMA was used prior to January 2005.