Canada Employment Change  1976-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment in Canada rose by 22,200 in August 2017, after an increase of 10,900 in July and above market expectations of 19,000. Part-time employment jumped by 110,400 while full time employment decreased by 88,100. In July, there were more people working in finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing (up 15,000); transportation and warehousing (up 9,800). In contrast, there were 11,000 fewer people working in manufacturing. Employment Change in Canada averaged 17.65 Thousand from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 94 Thousand in March of 2012 and a record low of -124.80 Thousand in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-07 12:30 PM Employment Change 45.3K 54.5K 10.0K 19K
2017-08-04 12:30 PM Employment Change 10.9K 45.3K 10K 20K
2017-09-08 12:30 PM Employment Change 22.2K 10.9K 19K 26K
2017-10-06 12:30 PM Employment Change 22.2K 22.9K
2017-11-03 12:30 PM Employment Change 21.8K
2017-12-01 01:30 PM Employment Change 19.9K


Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.20 6.30 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18444.10 18421.90 18444.10 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1226.60 1246.80 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 110.40 -24.30 136.30 -89.80 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment -88.10 35.10 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 22.20 10.90 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.70 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.10 20.70 10.40 percent [+]
Productivity 109.45 109.64 109.64 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 114.65 115.48 116.47 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.27 24.31 24.73 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.45 25.19 26.55 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 11.40 11.40 11.40 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 36.44 35.99 36.44 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 [+]
Living Wage Family 1777.70 1777.80 1777.80 1750.90 CAD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1514.65 1514.72 1514.72 1506.91 CAD/Month [+]
Job Vacancies 387505.00 381270.00 437370.00 329710.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16150.30 16130.80 16150.30 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.60 61.60 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Employment Change

In Canada, employment change refers to the change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22.20 10.90 94.00 -124.80 1976 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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employment change by Country

Last
Australia 54200.00 Aug/17
Brazil -3.60 Feb/16
Canada 22.20 Aug/17
Euro Area 0.40 Jun/17
France 0.30 Jun/17
Germany 0.30 Jun/17
Italy 0.30 Jun/17
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/17
Spain 0.90 Jun/17
Switzerland 0.60 Jun/17
United Kingdom 0.40 Jun/17