The number of unemployed persons in Canada decreased to 1816.80 Thousand in October of 2020 from 1832.60 Thousand in September of 2020. source: Statistics Canada

Unemployed Persons in Canada averaged 1256.57 Thousand from 1976 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 2619.20 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 November of 2020.

Unemployed Persons in Canada is expected to be 2000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Canada to stand at 1650.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 1480.00 Thousand in 2021 and 1180.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1816.80 1832.60 2619.20 691.50 1976 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.90 9.00 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18553.50 18469.90 19189.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1816.80 1832.60 2619.20 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 14.50 44.20 464.80 -536.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 69.10 334.00 488.10 -1472.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 83.60 378.20 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.20 65.00 67.70 59.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.80 18.90 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 27.03 26.85 27.31 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.77 26.82 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 7.90 8.20 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 508590.00 562910.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 15106.90 14367.20 17080.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change -79.50 -564.40 116.70 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.48 30.50 31.35 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 59.40 59.10 63.70 52.10 percent [+]


Canada Unemployed Persons
In Canada, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.