Wages in Canada decreased to 25.60 CAD/Hour in May from 25.75 CAD/Hour in April of 2019. Wages in Canada averaged 18.86 CAD/Hour from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 25.75 CAD/Hour in February of 2019 and a record low of 13.73 CAD/Hour in January of 1991.

Wages in Canada is expected to be 25.87 CAD/Hour by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Wages in Canada to stand at 26.14 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Average Hourly Wages is projected to trend around 28.00 CAD/Hour in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19030.40 19054.60 19056.80 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1149.90 1114.40 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -12.60 -26.20 136.30 -124.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment -11.60 24.10 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -24.20 -2.20 106.50 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.70 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.40 10.70 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 25.60 25.75 25.75 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.93 26.48 26.48 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 3.40 2.60 5.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 506140.00 547330.00 550670.00 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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16906.20 16889.20 16906.20 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 73.70 30.40 74.00 -21.20 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 28.99 28.81 28.99 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 61.90 62.10 63.70 56.00 percent [+]


Canada Average Hourly Wages

In Canada, wages are benchmarked using average hourly earnings. This page provides - Canada Average Hourly Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Average Hourly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
25.60 25.75 25.75 13.73 1991 - 2019 CAD/Hour Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 40911.00 Apr/19
Australia 1237.90 Jun/19
Brazil 2290.00 Jun/19
Canada 25.60 May/19
China 82461.00 Dec/18
France 2988.00 Dec/16
Germany 3932.00 Mar/19
India 272.19 Dec/14
Italy 2434.00 Dec/17
Japan 560430.00 Jun/19
Mexico 376.63 Jun/19
Russia 49840.00 Jun/19
Singapore 6005.00 Mar/19
South Africa 20855.00 Mar/19
South Korea 4021244.00 Mar/19
Spain 1876.19 Mar/19
Switzerland 6291.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 538.00 Jun/19
United States 23.46 Jul/19


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