Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada decreased to 65.30 percent in October from 65.50 percent in September of 2021. source: Statistics Canada

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada averaged 65.63 percent from 1976 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 67.70 percent in December of 2003 and a record low of 60 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Labor Force Participation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada is expected to be 65.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 65.60 percent in 2022 and 66.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Labor Force Participation Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-08 12:30 PM Sep 65.5% 65.1% 65.1%
2021-11-05 12:30 PM Oct 65.3% 65.5% 65.5%
2021-12-03 01:30 PM Nov 65.3% 65.4%

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Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.90 percent Oct/21
Employed Persons 19162.40 19131.20 Thousand Oct/21
Unemployed Persons 1365.60 1421.80 Thousand Oct/21
Part Time Employment -5.20 -36.50 Thousand Oct/21
Full Time Employment 36.40 193.60 Thousand Oct/21
Employment Change 31.20 157.10 Thousand Oct/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.30 65.50 percent Oct/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.20 11.30 percent Oct/21
Labour Costs 117.14 114.02 points Jun/21
Productivity 110.73 110.11 points Jun/21
Wages 27.49 27.46 CAD/Hour Sep/21
Minimum Wages 14.35 14.25 CAD/Hour Oct/21
Wages in Manufacturing 27.43 27.54 CAD/Hour Sep/21
Population 38.01 37.78 Million Dec/20
Average Hourly Earnings 31.03 30.91 CAD Oct/21
Employment Rate 61.00 60.90 percent Oct/21
Wage Growth 2.60 2.56 percent Sep/21
Non Farm Payrolls 16613.90 16289.10 Thousand Jul/21
Job Vacancies 731905.00 553480.00 Jun/21
Canada Labor Force Participation Rate
The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population.