Canada Unemployed Persons  1976-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of unemployed persons in Canada decreased to 1130.40 Thousand in December of 2017 from 1156.50 Thousand in November of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1248.54 Thousand from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1748.90 Thousand in November of 1992 and a record low of 691.50 Thousand in March of 1976.

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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.90 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18647.50 18568.90 18647.50 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1130.40 1156.50 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 54.90 49.90 136.30 -102.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23.70 29.60 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 78.60 79.50 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.80 65.70 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.30 10.80 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 108.99 109.62 109.79 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 114.90 114.65 116.47 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.34 24.36 24.67 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.13 25.42 26.30 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 11.40 11.40 11.40 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 36.89 35.99 36.89 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 16348.60 16370.50 16370.50 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 [+]
Adp Employment Change 59.20 -5.70 59.20 -5.70 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 62.00 61.80 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Unemployed Persons

In Canada, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Canada Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1130.40 1156.50 1748.90 691.50 1976 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 707.72 Nov/17
Brazil 12.57 Nov/17
Canada 1130.40 Dec/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14163.00 Nov/17
France 3454.10 Nov/17
Germany 2384.96 Dec/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2854.92 Nov/17
Japan 1850.00 Nov/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 397.00 Nov/17
Russia 3.89 Nov/17
South Korea 1007.00 Dec/17
Spain 3404.94 Dec/17
Switzerland 136975.58 Nov/17
Turkey 3287.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom 817.50 Nov/17
United States 6576.00 Dec/17


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