The number of unemployed persons in Canada increased to 1125.10 Thousand in December of 2018 from 1124.80 Thousand in November of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1246.28 Thousand from 1976 until 2018, 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 5.60 5.60 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18808.40 18799.10 18808.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1125.10 1124.80 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 28.30 4.10 136.30 -137.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment -18.90 89.90 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 9.30 94.10 94.10 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.40 65.40 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 10.80 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 25.38 25.24 25.38 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.66 25.29 26.30 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 15.00 14.00 15.00 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 551170.00 547280.00 551170.00 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 -13.00 74.00 74.00 -13.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.70 61.70 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 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1125.10 1124.80 1748.90 691.50 1976 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 1168.00 Sep/18
Australia 683.12 Nov/18
Brazil 12.21 Nov/18
Canada 1125.10 Dec/18
China 968.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 12949.00 Nov/18
France 3410.80 Nov/18
Germany 2209.55 Dec/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2735.27 Nov/18
Japan 1730.00 Nov/18
Mexico 1934278.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 329.00 Dec/18
Russia 3.70 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 847917.00 Jun/18
Singapore 106.90 Dec/17
South Africa 6209.39 Sep/18
South Korea 1059.00 Dec/18
Spain 3188.21 Dec/18
Switzerland 119661.00 Dec/18
Turkey 3788.00 Oct/18
United Kingdom 1016.30 Dec/18
United States 6294.00 Dec/18


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