The number of unemployed persons in Canada decreased to 1591.60 Thousand in June of 2021 from 1652.30 Thousand in May of 2021. source: Statistics Canada

Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1264.18 Thousand from 1976 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 2609.80 Thousand in May of 2020 and a record low of 691.50 Thousand in March of 1976. This page provides - Canada Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Canada is expected to be 1550.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Canada to stand at 1300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 1180.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1591.60 1652.30 2609.80 691.50 1976 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.80 8.20 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18789.90 18559.20 19130.30 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1591.60 1652.30 2609.80 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 263.90 -54.20 443.80 -527.20 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment -33.20 -13.80 497.90 -1479.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 230.70 -68.00 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.20 64.60 67.70 60.00 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.60 15.90 29.10 10.20 percent [+]
Productivity 110.03 111.95 126.77 67.26 points [+]
Labour Costs 114.02 115.01 116.31 44.07 points [+]
Wages 27.53 27.60 28.02 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.99 27.73 28.39 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.35 14.25 14.35 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 38.01 37.78 38.01 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 7.40 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16321.10 16154.20 17085.60 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 553480.00 560215.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Adp Employment Change -294.20 -318.70 351.30 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.66 30.77 31.25 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 60.10 59.40 63.50 52.10 percent [+]


Canada Unemployed Persons
In Canada, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.