The total population in Canada was estimated at 37.0 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Canada had a population of 17.9 million people.

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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 Population

The population of Canada represents 0.50 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 202 people on the planet is a resident of Canada. This page provides - Canada Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36.96 36.89 36.96 17.91 1960 - 2017 Million Yearly




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