Regina's labor force participation rate closely mirrored the citywide rate between 1980 and 2000. By 1990, it had risen to a level slightly higher than Minneapolis' and continued that trend in 2000.
At almost 7 percent, Regina had a higher unemployment rate in 1980 than Minneapolis had (5 percent). By 2000, this trend reversed and Regina had an unemployment rate of just under 3.5 percent, while Minneapolis had nearly 6 percent unemployment.
Last updated Sep 27, 2011