Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in Canada rose 1.9 percent year-on-year in March 2019, after an upwardly revised 1.2 percent increase in the prior month. Wages increased in 5 of the 10 largest industrial sectors, led by administrative and support services (4.5% to CAD 866 in March), professional, scientific and technical services (4.3% to CAD 1,428), health care & social assistance (3.6% to CAD 926) and public administration (1.9% to CAD 1,325). Meantime, earnings declined in retail trade (-3.4% to CAD 584) and were little changed in accommodation and food services, manufacturing, construction and wholesale trade. Average weekly earnings grew in eight provinces, led by Newfoundland and Labrador (3.2% to CAD 1,063), New Brunswick (3.0% to CAD 930) and Nova Scotia (2.9% to CAD 892) while those were little changed in Prince Edward Island and Alberta. Wage Growth in Canada averaged 2.23 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.50 percent in September of 2005 and a record low of -0.40 percent in May of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-27 01:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY 1.8% 1.9% 2.4%
2019-03-27 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY 2% 1.7%
2019-04-25 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY 1.1% 1.9%
2019-05-30 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY 1.9% 1.2%
2019-06-27 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY 1.9%
2019-07-25 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY
2019-08-29 12:30 PM Average Weekly Earnings YoY


Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.70 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19056.80 19029.10 19056.80 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1081.80 1158.70 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 0.00 33.60 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 27.70 73.00 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 27.70 106.50 106.50 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.90 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.00 10.30 20.70 10.00 percent [+]
Productivity 105.97 105.68 106.56 67.27 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 108.49 107.34 108.49 43.75 Index Points [+]
Wages 25.53 25.75 25.75 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.73 26.26 26.37 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 1.90 1.20 5.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16873.90 16842.20 16873.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 547770.00 551170.00 551170.00 329710.00 [+]
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 61.70 13.20 74.00 -21.20 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 28.50 28.37 28.50 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 62.20 62.10 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Average Weekly Earnings YoY

In Canada, average weekly earnings (including overtime) refers to the gross taxable payroll (including overtime) divided by the number of employees. It is calculated for all types of employees. In general, changes in weekly earnings reflect a number of factors, including wage growth; changes in the composition of employment by industry, occupation and level of job experience; and average hours worked per week. This page provides - Canada Average Weekly Earnings YoY- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Average Weekly Earnings YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 1.20 5.50 -0.40 1992 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 3.58 Mar/19
Australia 2.30 Mar/19
Canada 1.90 Mar/19
Euro Area 2.50 Mar/19
France 0.20 Dec/18
Germany 1.40 Dec/18
Italy 1.50 Apr/19
Japan -0.10 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.16 May/19
Russia 1.60 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.50 Mar/19
United Kingdom 3.10 Apr/19
United States 4.19 Mar/19


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