Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada increased to 65 percent in September from 64.60 percent in August of 2020.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada averaged 65.68 percent from 1976 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 67.70 percent in September of 2003 and a record low of 59.80 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 October of 2020. source: Statistics Canada

Labor Force Participation Rate in Canada is expected to be 65.00 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 65.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 65.60 percent in 2021 and 66.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Labor Force Participation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.00 64.60 67.70 59.80 1976 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-10 12:30 PM Jun 63.8% 61.4% 61.6%
2020-08-07 12:30 PM Jul 64.3% 63.8% 64.4% 64.2%
2020-09-04 12:30 PM Aug 64.6% 64.3% 64.6% 64.4%
2020-10-09 12:30 PM Sep 65% 64.6% 64.8% 64.7%
2020-11-06 01:30 PM Oct 65%
2020-12-04 01:30 PM Nov

Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.00 10.20 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18469.90 18091.70 19189.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1832.60 2046.90 2619.20 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 44.20 40.00 464.80 -536.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 334.00 205.80 488.10 -1472.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 378.20 245.80 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.00 64.60 67.70 59.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.90 23.10 29.40 10.20 percent [+]
Productivity 122.39 111.46 122.39 67.26 points [+]
Labour Costs 116.31 112.10 116.31 44.07 points [+]
Wages 26.85 27.16 27.26 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.82 26.26 27.71 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 14.00 14.00 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 37.78 37.31 37.78 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 8.70 9.30 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 562910.00 581595.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 14368.20 13701.70 17080.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change -205.40 -523.00 116.70 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.50 30.54 31.35 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 59.10 58.00 63.70 52.10 percent [+]


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.