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

The number of unemployed persons in Canada increased to 1195.20 Thousand in August of 2018 from 1160.40 Thousand in July of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1247.11 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 6.00 5.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18630.50 18682.10 18682.10 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1195.20 1160.40 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -92.00 82.00 136.30 -137.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 40.40 -28.00 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -51.60 54.10 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.30 65.40 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.90 11.10 20.70 10.30 percent [+]
Productivity 109.99 109.25 109.99 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 116.80 117.22 117.22 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.86 24.84 25.06 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.47 25.26 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 16584.00 16542.60 16584.00 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 462280.00 469795.00 469795.00 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 11.60 -10.50 59.20 -13.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.40 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1195.20 1160.40 1748.90 691.50 1976 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Argentina 1183.00 Mar/18
Australia 708.77 Aug/18
Brazil 12.87 Jul/18
Canada 1195.20 Aug/18
China 969.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 13290.00 Jul/18
France 3462.00 Jul/18
Germany 2350.88 Aug/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2705.01 Jul/18
Japan 1720.00 Jul/18
Mexico 1858160.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 348.00 Jul/18
Russia 3.60 Jul/18
Saudi Arabia 826428.00 Dec/17
Singapore 106.90 Dec/17
South Africa 6100.00 Jun/18
South Korea 1179.00 Aug/18
Spain 3270.09 Aug/18
Switzerland 107893.00 Aug/18
Turkey 3315.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom 918.80 Aug/18
United States 6234.00 Aug/18


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