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

The number of unemployed persons in Canada decreased to 1226.60 Thousand in August of 2017 from 1246.80 Thousand in July of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1249.05 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 6.20 6.30 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18444.10 18421.90 18444.10 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1226.60 1246.80 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 110.40 -24.30 136.30 -89.80 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment -88.10 35.10 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 22.20 10.90 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.70 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.10 20.70 10.40 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 24.27 24.31 24.73 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.45 25.19 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 [+]
Living Wage Family 1777.70 1777.80 1777.80 1750.90 CAD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1514.65 1514.72 1514.72 1506.91 CAD/Month [+]
Job Vacancies 387505.00 381270.00 437370.00 329710.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16150.30 16130.80 16150.30 10863.80 Thousand [+]
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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1226.60 1246.80 1748.90 691.50 1976 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 727.45 Aug/17
Brazil 13.33 Jul/17
Canada 1226.60 Aug/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14749.00 Jul/17
France 3518.10 Jul/17
Germany 2544.85 Aug/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2949.68 Jul/17
Japan 1900.00 Jul/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 436.00 Jul/17
Russia 3.79 Aug/17
South Korea 1043.00 Aug/17
Spain 3488.55 Aug/17
Switzerland 143674.50 Jul/17
Turkey 3251.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 806.30 Aug/17
United States 7132.00 Aug/17