Minimum Wages in Canada increased to 15 CAD/Hour in 2019 from 14 CAD/Hour in 2018. Minimum Wages in Canada averaged 5.90 CAD/Hour from 1965 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 15 CAD/Hour in 2019 and a record low of 1 CAD/Hour in 1966.

Minimum Wages in Canada is expected to be 15.00 CAD/Hour by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Minimum Hourly Wages in Ontario is projected to trend around 16.00 CAD/Hour in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.80 5.60 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18873.90 18808.40 18873.90 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1162.00 1125.10 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 36.00 5.20 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 30.90 -6.60 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 66.80 -1.30 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.40 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.20 11.10 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 105.70 105.43 105.70 67.65 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.63 116.80 117.22 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 25.46 25.38 25.46 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.65 25.66 26.30 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 15.00 14.00 15.00 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 2.00 2.50 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 -13.00 74.00 74.00 -13.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 27.96 27.84 27.96 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 61.80 61.70 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Minimum Hourly Wages in Ontario

The minimum wage in Canada (Ontario) is a basic labor standard that sets the lowest wage rate that an employer can pay per hour to employees who are covered by the legislation. Every province and territory in Canada provides a minimum wage in its employment standards legislation. This page provides - Canada Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Minimum Hourly Wages in Ontario - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.00 14.00 15.00 1.00 1965 - 2019 CAD/Hour Yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 11300.00 Feb/19
Australia 719.20 Jul/18
Brazil 998.00 Feb/19
Canada 15.00 Dec/19
China 2420.00 Apr/18
France 1521.22 Dec/19
Germany 9.19 Jan/19
Indonesia 3.94 Jan/19
Japan 874.00 Oct/18
Mexico 102.68 Jan/19
Netherlands 1615.80 Jun/19
Russia 11163.00 May/18
South Korea 8350.00 Dec/19
Spain 1050.00 Jun/19
Turkey 2558.40 Dec/19
United Kingdom 8.21 Apr/19
United States 7.25 Dec/19


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