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Construction Employment in Metro Vancouver

Construction Employment in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver’s employment slipped 0.3% to 99.8 thousand persons in February. Year-over-year employment dropped 7.8%.

It is early in the year and the regional economy is in a modest-to-moderate growth mode which is expected to firm in the second half of 2014.

Construction   Industry Employment – Vancouver CMA

(Thousands)

Month/Month

Year/Year

Year-to-Date   Average

Jan-14

100.1

Feb-13

108.2

Jan-Feb 2013

107.9

Feb-14

99.8

Feb-14

99.8

Jan-Feb 2014

99.3

% change

-0.3

% change

-7.8

% change

-8.0

Source: Statistics Canada. Note: Three month moving   average.

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