Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada decreased to 65.50 percent in December from 65.60 percent in November of 2019.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada averaged 65.72 percent from 1976 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 67.70 percent in September of 2003 and a record low of 61.40 percent in March of 1976. 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. source: Statistics Canada

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada is expected to be 65.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada to stand at 65.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 66.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Labor Force Participation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.50 65.60 67.70 61.40 1976 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-11 12:30 PM Sep 65.7% 65.8% 65.8% 65.7%
2019-11-08 01:30 PM Oct 65.7% 65.7% 65.7% 65.7%
2019-12-06 01:30 PM Nov 65.6% 65.7% 65.7% 65.7%
2020-01-10 01:30 PM Dec 65.5% 65.6% 65.7% 65.6%
2020-02-07 01:30 PM Jan 65.5% 65.6%


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.

Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.90 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19127.40 19092.20 19165.20 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1142.80 1194.30 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -3.20 -32.80 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 38.40 -38.40 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 35.20 -71.20 106.50 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.60 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 11.60 20.70 10.00 percent [+]
Productivity 106.95 106.71 106.95 67.27 points [+]
Labour Costs 109.95 108.82 109.95 43.75 points [+]
Wages 25.79 25.55 25.79 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.89 26.04 26.54 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 3.30 3.70 5.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 17016.20 17022.30 17022.30 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 581595.00 506140.00 581595.00 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 [+]
Adp Employment Change 46.20 30.90 110.00 -37.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 28.91 28.95 28.99 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 61.80 61.70 63.70 56.00 percent [+]