Canada Employment Change  1976-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Canadian economy added 31.8 thousand jobs in June of 2018, after shedding 7.5 thousand in May, beating market expectations of 24 thousand. Part time employment jumped by 22.7 thousand and full time increased by 9.1 thousand. Employment increased in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. There was little change in the other provinces. More people were employed in construction, natural resources, and manufacturing. At the same time, employment decreased in accommodation and food services, and in agriculture. There was little change in the number of employees in both the private and public sectors, as well as in self-employment. In June, employment rose for men aged 55 and older, while it held steady for the other demographic groups. Employment Change in Canada averaged 17.66 Thousand from 1976 until 2018, 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
2018-05-11 12:30 PM Employment Change -1.1K 32.3K 17.4K 13.5K
2018-06-08 12:30 PM Employment Change -7.5K -1.1K 17.5K -6K
2018-07-06 12:30 PM Employment Change 31.8K -7.5K 24K 23K
2018-08-10 12:30 PM Employment Change 31.8K -11K
2018-09-07 12:30 PM Employment Change 15.9K
2018-10-05 12:30 PM Employment Change 15.1K


Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.00 5.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18628.00 18596.20 18645.10 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1195.30 1151.60 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 22.70 23.60 136.30 -137.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 9.10 -31.00 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 31.80 -7.50 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.30 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.10 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 109.22 109.75 110.12 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 117.22 116.91 117.22 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.93 25.06 25.06 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.20 25.74 26.30 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 11.40 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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16540.30 16444.00 16540.30 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 469795.00 467685.00 469795.00 329710.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2690.00 2860.00 2930.00 2690.00 CAD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1970.00 2050.00 2080.00 1970.00 CAD/Month [+]
Adp Employment Change 2.90 30.20 59.20 -13.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.50 61.50 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31.80 -7.50 94.00 -124.80 1976 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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employment change by Country
Country Last
Australia 12000.00 May/18
Canada 31.80 Jun/18
Euro Area 0.40 Mar/18
France 0.20 Mar/18
Germany 0.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.10 Mar/18
Netherlands 0.80 Mar/18
Spain 0.40 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.30 Mar/18
United Kingdom 146.00 Mar/18


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