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

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada increased to 65.90 percent in June from 65.80 percent in May 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 Forecast (i)
2017-05-05 12:30 PM Apr 65.6% 65.9% 65.9%
2017-06-09 12:30 PM May 65.8% 65.6% 65.6%
2017-07-07 12:30 PM Jun 65.9% 65.8% 65.8%
2017-08-04 12:30 PM Jul 65.9% 65.89%
2017-09-08 12:30 PM Aug 65.89%
2017-10-06 12:30 PM Sep 65.89%




Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.50 6.60 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18411.00 18365.70 18411.00 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1270.30 1288.90 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 37.10 -22.30 136.30 -89.80 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 8.10 77.00 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 45.30 54.50 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.90 65.80 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.00 12.00 20.70 10.40 percent [+]
Productivity 109.64 108.15 109.64 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 115.48 116.36 116.47 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.73 24.23 24.73 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.55 25.75 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 374895.00 401590.00 437370.00 328135.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16136.70 16072.20 16136.70 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.60 61.50 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Labor Force Participation Rate Notes

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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.90 65.80 67.70 61.40 1976 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.50 Apr/17
France 71.40 Mar/17
Switzerland 69.50 Dec/16
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Russia 68.80 May/17
Canada 65.90 Jun/17
Italy 65.30 Mar/17
Australia 65.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 64.00 Dec/16
South Korea 63.80 Jun/17
United States 62.80 Jun/17
Brazil 61.60 May/17
Germany 61.30 Dec/16
Japan 60.80 May/17
Mexico 59.40 Jun/17
Spain 58.78 Mar/17
Euro Area 57.10 Dec/16
Turkey 52.70 Mar/17
India 52.50 Dec/13