The Canadian economy created 378 thousand jobs in September of 2020, well above forecasts of a 156.7 thousand rise and after a 245.8K increase in August. Employment is now 3.7 percent below its pre-pandemic level in February. Full-time work increased by 334 thousand while 44 thousand part-time jobs were created. The number of Canadians who were employed but worked less than half their usual hours for reasons likely related to COVID-19 fell by 108 thousand (-7.1 percent) in September. Among Canadians who worked most of their usual hours, the proportion working from home edged down from August to September, to 25.6 percent from 26.4 percent.
Employment Change in Canada averaged 16.48 Thousand from 1976 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 952.90 Thousand in June of 2020 and a record low of -1993.80 Thousand in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Employment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020. source: Statistics Canada
Employment Change in Canada is expected to be 100.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Canada to stand at 70.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Employment Change is projected to trend around 30.00 Thousand in 2021 and 23.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.