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

Employment Rate in Canada increased to 61.80 percent in November from 61.60 percent in October of 2017. Employment Rate in Canada averaged 60.29 percent from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 63.70 percent in February of 2008 and a record low of 56 percent in December of 1982.

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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.30 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18568.90 18489.40 18568.90 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1156.50 1235.40 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 49.90 -53.40 136.30 -102.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 29.60 88.70 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 79.50 35.30 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.70 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 11.10 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 108.99 109.62 109.79 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 114.90 114.65 116.47 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.24 23.76 24.73 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.26 24.71 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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16336.30 16297.40 16336.30 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 460215.00 387505.00 460215.00 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 [+]
Employment Rate 61.80 61.60 63.70 56.00 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. This page provides - Canada Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.80 61.60 63.70 56.00 1976 - 2017 percent Monthly
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employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.50 Oct/17
Switzerland 79.80 Jun/17
Netherlands 75.70 Jun/17
United Kingdom 75.00 Aug/17
Germany 74.80 Jun/17
Russia 65.90 Oct/17
France 65.10 Sep/17
Spain 62.80 Sep/17
Canada 61.80 Nov/17
Australia 61.63 Oct/17
South Korea 61.30 Sep/17
United States 60.10 Nov/17
Japan 59.20 Oct/17
Italy 58.10 Oct/17
Brazil 54.20 Oct/17
Turkey 47.20 Aug/17