Canada Labor Force Participation Rate  1976-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada increased to 65.70 percent in October from 65.60 percent in September of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada averaged 65.72 percent from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 67.70 percent in September of 2003 and a record low of 61.40 percent in March of 1976.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-08 12:30 PM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.7% 65.7%
2017-10-06 12:30 PM Participation Rate 65.6% 65.7% 65.7%
2017-11-03 12:30 PM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.6% 65.7%
2017-12-01 01:30 PM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.73%


Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.30 6.20 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18489.40 18454.10 18489.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1235.40 1214.10 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -53.40 -102.00 136.30 -102.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 88.70 112.00 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 35.30 10.00 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.60 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 10.30 20.70 10.30 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 23.76 24.02 24.73 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 24.71 25.69 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 61.60 61.60 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.70 65.60 67.70 61.40 1976 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.60 Sep/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.70 Oct/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Oct/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Japan 61.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Mexico 59.10 Sep/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13