Living Wage Family in Canada decreased to 2580 CAD/Month in 2018 from 2640 CAD/Month in 2017. source: WageIndicator Foundation

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. Canada Living Wage Family - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on November of 2020.

Living Wage Family in Canada is expected to reach 2678.00 CAD/Month by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Living Wage Family is projected to trend around 2772.00 CAD/Month in 2021 and 2860.00 CAD/Month in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Living Wage Family

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

Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.90 9.00 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18553.50 18469.90 19189.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1816.80 1832.60 2619.20 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 14.50 44.20 464.80 -536.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 69.10 334.00 488.10 -1472.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 83.60 378.20 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.20 65.00 67.70 59.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.80 18.90 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 27.03 26.85 27.31 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.77 26.82 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 7.90 8.20 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 508590.00 562910.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 15106.90 14367.20 17080.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change -79.50 -564.40 116.70 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.48 30.50 31.35 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 59.40 59.10 63.70 52.10 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.