Canada Average Hourly Wages  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Wages in Canada decreased to 23.76 CAD/Hour in August from 24.02 CAD/Hour in July of 2017. Wages in Canada averaged 18.45 CAD/Hour from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 24.73 CAD/Hour in April of 2017 and a record low of 13.73 CAD/Hour in January of 1991.

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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 Average Hourly Wages

In Canada, wages are benchmarked using average hourly earnings. This page provides - Canada Average Hourly Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Average Hourly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23.76 24.02 24.73 13.73 1991 - 2017 CAD/Hour Monthly
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wages by Country
Country Last
Australia 1179.00 Jun/17
Brazil 2115.00 Sep/17
Canada 23.76 Aug/17
China 67569.00 Dec/16
France 2957.00 Dec/14
Germany 3745.00 Dec/16
India 272.19 Dec/14
Italy 2167.84 Dec/11
Japan 299264.00 Sep/17
Mexico 332.39 Sep/17
Russia 37520.00 Sep/17
South Korea 3332086.00 Jun/17
Spain 1942.01 Jun/17
Switzerland 6257.26 Dec/16
United Kingdom 509.00 Sep/17
United States 22.22 Oct/17