Employment Rate in Canada increased to 58 percent in August from 57.30 percent in July of 2020.

Employment Rate in Canada averaged 60.32 percent from 1976 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 63.70 percent in February of 2008 and a record low of 52.10 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Canada Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2020. source: Statistics Canada

Employment Rate in Canada is expected to be 52.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Canada to stand at 55.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Employment Rate is projected to trend around 58.00 percent in 2021 and 62.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
58.00 57.30 63.70 52.10 1976 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.20 10.90 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18091.70 17845.90 19189.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2046.90 2183.60 2619.20 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 40.00 345.30 464.80 -536.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 205.80 73.20 488.10 -1472.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 245.80 418.50 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.60 64.30 67.70 59.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.10 24.20 29.40 10.20 percent [+]
Productivity 122.39 111.46 122.39 67.26 points [+]
Labour Costs 116.31 112.10 116.31 44.07 points [+]
Wages 27.16 27.22 27.26 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.26 26.77 27.71 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 14.00 14.00 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 37.78 37.31 37.78 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 9.40 10.30 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 562910.00 581595.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 14271.20 16101.40 17080.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change -205.40 -523.00 116.70 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.54 30.63 31.35 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 58.00 57.30 63.70 52.10 percent [+]


Canada Employment Rate
In Canada, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.