Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada decreased to 65.70 percent in May from 65.90 percent in April of 2019. Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada averaged 65.72 percent from 1976 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 67.70 percent in September of 2003 and a record low of 61.40 percent in March of 1976.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada is expected to be 65.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada to stand at 65.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 66.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-08 01:30 PM Participation Rate 65.8% 65.6% 65.4% 65.5%
2019-04-05 12:30 PM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.8% 65.7% 65.6%
2019-05-10 12:30 PM Participation Rate 65.9% 65.7% 65.7% 65.7%
2019-06-07 12:30 PM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.9% 65.8% 65.8%
2019-07-05 12:30 PM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.2%
2019-08-09 12:30 PM Participation Rate
2019-09-06 12:30 PM Participation Rate


Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.70 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19056.80 19029.10 19056.80 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1081.80 1158.70 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 0.00 33.60 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 27.70 73.00 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 27.70 106.50 106.50 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.90 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.00 10.30 20.70 10.00 percent [+]
Productivity 105.97 105.68 106.56 67.27 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 108.49 107.34 108.49 43.75 Index Points [+]
Wages 25.53 25.75 25.75 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.73 26.26 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 1.90 1.20 5.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16884.20 16856.70 16884.20 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 506140.00 547330.00 550670.00 330215.00 [+]
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 -16.00 61.70 74.00 -21.20 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 28.50 28.37 28.50 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 62.20 62.10 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.70 65.90 67.70 61.40 1976 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.20 Mar/19
France 72.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 71.00 Apr/19
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.30 Mar/19
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Australia 66.00 May/19
Canada 65.70 May/19
Italy 65.70 Apr/19
South Korea 64.00 May/19
United States 62.80 May/19
Japan 62.10 Apr/19
Russia 62.10 Feb/19
Brazil 61.90 Apr/19
Germany 61.80 Dec/18
Mexico 59.70 Apr/19
South Africa 58.80 Mar/19
Spain 58.35 Mar/19
Euro Area 57.40 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 55.90 Dec/18
Turkey 53.30 Mar/19
India 50.30 Dec/14
Argentina 47.00 Mar/19


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