The total population in Canada was estimated at 37.0 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Canada had a population of 17.9 million people.

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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 Population

The population of Canada represents 0.50 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 202 people on the planet is a resident of Canada. This page provides - Canada Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36.96 36.89 36.96 17.91 1960 - 2017 Million Yearly




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