Employment Rate in Canada increased to 59.50 percent in November from 59.40 percent in October of 2020. source: Statistics Canada

Employment Rate in Canada averaged 60.31 percent from 1976 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 63.70 percent in February of 2008 and a record low of 52.10 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Canada Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2021.

Employment Rate in Canada is expected to be 59.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Canada to stand at 60.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Employment Rate is projected to trend around 60.90 percent in 2021 and 62.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
59.50 59.40 63.70 52.10 1976 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.90 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18615.60 18553.50 19189.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1735.20 1816.80 2619.20 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -37.00 14.50 464.80 -536.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 99.00 69.10 488.10 -1472.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 62.10 83.60 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.10 65.20 67.70 59.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.40 18.80 29.40 10.20 percent [+]
Productivity 111.81 124.61 124.61 67.26 points [+]
Labour Costs 115.02 116.31 116.31 44.07 points [+]
Wages 27.28 27.08 27.31 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.76 26.48 27.71 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 14.00 14.00 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 37.78 37.31 37.78 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 5.90 6.60 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 512760.00 508590.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 15106.90 14367.20 17080.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 40.80 -79.50 116.70 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.35 30.48 31.35 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 59.50 59.40 63.70 52.10 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.