Employment Rate in Canada increased to 62 percent in February from 61.80 percent in January of 2019. Employment Rate in Canada averaged 60.33 percent from 1976 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 63.70 percent in February of 2008 and a record low of 56 percent in December of 1982.

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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.80 5.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18929.80 18873.90 18929.80 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1161.30 1162.00 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -11.60 36.00 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 67.40 30.90 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 55.90 66.80 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.80 65.60 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 11.20 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 106.22 106.63 106.63 67.27 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 107.34 105.63 117.22 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 25.70 25.46 25.70 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.57 25.65 26.57 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 14.00 14.00 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 36.96 36.89 36.96 17.91 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Wage Growth 1.80 1.90 5.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16748.90 16706.10 16748.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 551170.00 547280.00 551170.00 329710.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2580.00 2640.00 2640.00 2440.00 CAD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1930.00 1960.00 1960.00 1790.00 CAD/Month [+]
Adp Employment Change 36.20 32.90 74.00 -20.90 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 28.18 27.96 28.18 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 62.00 61.80 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Employment Rate

In Canada, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Canada Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.00 61.80 63.70 56.00 1976 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.43 Jan/19
Switzerland 80.50 Sep/18
Netherlands 77.70 Sep/18
Germany 76.30 Sep/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Dec/18
France 66.10 Dec/18
Spain 64.00 Dec/18
Australia 62.30 Feb/19
Canada 62.00 Feb/19
United States 60.70 Feb/19
South Korea 60.10 Dec/18
Japan 59.70 Jan/19
Russia 58.80 Jan/19
Italy 58.70 Jan/19
Brazil 54.20 Jan/19
Turkey 46.40 Dec/18
South Africa 43.34 Dec/18
Argentina 42.50 Sep/18


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