Employment Rate in Canada increased to 62.10 percent in April from 61.90 percent in March of 2019. Employment Rate in Canada averaged 60.34 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 5.70 5.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19029.10 18922.60 19029.10 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1158.70 1157.20 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 33.60 -0.90 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 73.00 -6.40 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 106.50 -7.20 106.50 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.90 65.70 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.30 10.70 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 106.22 106.63 106.63 67.27 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 107.34 106.12 107.34 43.75 Index Points [+]
Wages 25.72 25.38 25.72 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.95 25.41 26.37 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 14.00 14.00 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 37.31 36.96 37.31 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 1.10 1.90 5.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16873.90 16842.20 16873.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 547770.00 551170.00 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 61.70 13.20 74.00 -21.20 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 28.37 28.25 28.37 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 62.10 61.90 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.10 61.90 63.70 56.00 1976 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.75 Mar/19
Switzerland 80.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 77.90 Dec/18
Germany 76.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Feb/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.40 Apr/19
Canada 62.10 Apr/19
United States 60.60 Apr/19
South Korea 60.40 Mar/19
Japan 60.30 Mar/19
Russia 59.10 Mar/19
Italy 58.90 Mar/19
Brazil 53.90 Mar/19
Turkey 46.00 Feb/19
South Africa 43.34 Dec/18
Argentina 42.20 Dec/18


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