Canada Unemployed Persons  1976-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of unemployed persons in Canada increased to 1235.40 Thousand in October of 2017 from 1214.10 Thousand in September of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1248.95 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 6.30 6.20 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18489.40 18454.10 18489.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1235.40 1214.10 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -53.40 -102.00 136.30 -102.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 88.70 112.00 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 35.30 10.00 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.60 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 10.30 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 109.45 109.64 109.64 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 114.65 115.48 116.47 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 23.76 24.02 24.73 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 24.71 25.69 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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16336.30 16297.40 16336.30 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 [+]
Employment Rate 61.60 61.60 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1235.40 1214.10 1748.90 691.50 1976 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 701.48 Oct/17
Brazil 12.96 Sep/17
Canada 1235.40 Oct/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14402.00 Sep/17
France 3475.60 Sep/17
Germany 2388.71 Oct/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2890.82 Sep/17
Japan 1880.00 Sep/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.86 Oct/17
South Korea 997.00 Oct/17
Spain 3448.41 Oct/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3404.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 806.10 Oct/17
United States 6520.00 Oct/17