Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in Canada rose 2.5 percent year-on-year in June 2019, after a 3.4 percent increase in the prior month. Average weekly earnings increased in 7 of the 10 largest industrial sectors, led by wholesale trade. At the same time, earnings were little changed in retail trade, construction, and educational services. Compared with June 2018, average weekly earnings increased in all provinces, led by Prince Edward Island. Wage Growth in Canada averaged 2.23 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.50 percent in September of 2005 and a record low of -0.40 percent in May of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-30 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Mar 1.9% 1.2%
2019-06-27 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Apr 2.9% 1.8%
2019-07-25 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY May 3.4% 2.6%
2019-08-29 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Jun 2.5% 3.4%
2019-09-26 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Jul 2.5%
2019-10-31 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Aug
2019-11-28 01:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Sep


Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.70 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19111.50 19030.40 19111.50 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1160.10 1149.90 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 57.20 -12.60 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23.80 -11.60 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 81.10 -24.20 106.50 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.80 65.60 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.40 20.70 10.00 percent [+]
Productivity 106.30 106.09 106.56 67.27 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 108.85 108.10 108.85 43.75 Index Points [+]
Wages 25.74 25.71 25.75 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.89 25.90 26.37 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 14.00 14.00 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 37.31 36.96 37.31 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 [+]
Wage Growth 2.50 3.40 5.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 506140.00 547330.00 550670.00 330215.00 [+]
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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16925.70 16936.30 16936.30 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 49.30 30.20 74.00 -21.20 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 28.81 28.99 28.99 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 62.00 61.90 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Average Weekly Earnings YoY

In Canada, average weekly earnings (including overtime) refers to the gross taxable payroll (including overtime) divided by the number of employees. It is calculated for all types of employees. In general, changes in weekly earnings reflect a number of factors, including wage growth; changes in the composition of employment by industry, occupation and level of job experience; and average hours worked per week. This page provides - Canada Average Weekly Earnings YoY- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Average Weekly Earnings YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 3.40 5.50 -0.40 1992 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 2.60 Jun/19
Australia 2.30 Jun/19
Canada 2.50 Jun/19
Euro Area 2.70 Jun/19
France 0.80 Mar/19
Germany 1.20 Mar/19
Italy 0.70 Jul/19
Japan -0.30 Jul/19
Netherlands 2.68 Aug/19
Russia 3.00 Aug/19
Spain 4.92 Jul/19
Switzerland 0.50 Jun/19
United Kingdom 4.00 Jul/19
United States 5.20 Jul/19


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