The number of unemployed persons in Canada decreased to 1212.30 Thousand in December of 2021 from 1243.80 Thousand in November of 2021. source: Statistics Canada

Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1265.30 Thousand from 1976 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 2609.80 Thousand in May of 2020 and a record low of 691.50 Thousand in March of 1976. This page provides - Canada Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in Canada is expected to be 1350.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 1280.00 Thousand in 2023 and 1180.00 Thousand in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Unemployed Persons

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Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.00 percent Dec/21
Employed Persons 19370.80 19316.10 Thousand Dec/21
Unemployed Persons 1212.30 1243.80 Thousand Dec/21
Full Time Employment 122.50 79.90 Thousand Dec/21
Part Time Employment -67.70 73.80 Thousand Dec/21
Employment Change 54.70 153.70 Thousand Dec/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.30 65.30 percent Dec/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 10.50 percent Dec/21
Labour Costs 120.63 117.14 points Sep/21
Productivity 109.01 110.67 points Sep/21
Wages 27.75 27.49 CAD/Hour Oct/21
Wages in Manufacturing 27.45 27.43 CAD/Hour Oct/21
Minimum Wages 14.35 14.25 CAD/Hour Oct/21
Population 38.01 37.78 Million Dec/20
Employment Rate 61.50 61.40 percent Dec/21
Average Hourly Earnings 31.22 31.18 CAD Dec/21
Wage Growth 2.70 2.60 percent Oct/21
Non Farm Payrolls 16613.90 16289.10 Thousand Jul/21
Job Vacancies 731905.00 553480.00 Jun/21
Canada Unemployed Persons
In Canada, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.