Living Wage Family in Canada decreased to 2580 CAD/Month in 2018 from 2640 CAD/Month in 2017. Living Wage Family in Canada averaged 2535 CAD/Month from 2015 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2640 CAD/Month in 2017 and a record low of 2440 CAD/Month in 2015.

Living Wage Family in Canada is expected to be 2750.00 CAD/Month by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Living Wage Family is projected to trend around 2800.00 CAD/Month in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18799.10 18705.00 18799.10 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1124.80 1141.70 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4.10 -22.60 136.30 -137.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 89.90 33.90 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 94.10 11.20 94.10 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.40 65.20 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 11.00 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 105.70 105.43 105.70 67.65 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.63 116.80 117.22 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 25.24 24.87 25.24 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.29 25.06 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 16658.00 16633.00 16658.00 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 547300.00 462280.00 547300.00 329710.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2580.00 2640.00 2640.00 2440.00 CAD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1930.00 1960.00 1960.00 1790.00 CAD/Month [+]
Adp Employment Change -23.00 28.80 59.00 -23.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.70 61.50 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Living Wage Family

WageIndicator Living Wage computations are based on the cost of living for a predefined food basket derived from the FAO database distinguishing 50 food groups with national food consumption patterns in per capita units, for housing and for transportation, with a margin for unexpected expenses. The data about prices of these items is collected through an online survey. Living Wage for a typical family refers to the family composition most common in the country at stake, calculated on the respective fertility rates. Canada Living Wage Family - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2580.00 2640.00 2640.00 2440.00 2015 - 2018 CAD/Month yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 14400.00 Dec/18
Australia 2790.00 Dec/18
Brazil 2360.00 Dec/18
Canada 2580.00 Dec/18
France 1790.00 Dec/18
Germany 1990.00 Dec/17
India 19400.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 2954800.00 Dec/18
Italy 1440.00 Dec/18
Mexico 7900.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 1560.00 Dec/18
Russia 23700.00 Dec/18
South Africa 11300.00 Dec/18
Spain 1150.00 Dec/18
Turkey 3190.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 1300.00 Dec/18
United States 2380.00 Dec/18


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