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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Canada

Canada Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5 % Dec/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.1 % Dec/22
Employed Persons 19770 Thousand Person | 19.77 Million Person Dec/22
Employment Change  104 Thousand Person Dec/22
Employment Rate  61.8 % Dec/22
Full Time Employment 84.5 Thousand Person Dec/22
Part Time Employment 19.5 Thousand Persons Dec/22
Unemployed Persons 1037 Thousand Persons | 1.037 Million Persons Dec/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Canada - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Canada?

  • Unemployment Rate in Canada decreased to 5 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 13.7 % and minimum was 2.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5 Dec/22 06.01.2023
5.1 Nov/22 02.12.2022
5.2 Oct/22 04.11.2022
5.2 Sep/22 07.10.2022
5.4 Aug/22 09.09.2022
4.9 Jul/22 05.08.2022
4.9 Jun/22 08.07.2022
5.1 May/22 10.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Justin Trudeau 04.11.2015 - 6.3000 5.8000 6.3000 5.7000 -7.94%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Canada - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Canada?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Canada decreased to 10.1 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 29.1 % and minimum was 10.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
10.1 Dec/22 07.01.2023
10.3 Nov/22 03.12.2022
10.6 Oct/22 05.11.2022
9.8 Sep/22 08.10.2022
9.9 Aug/22 10.09.2022
9.2 Jul/22 06.08.2022
9.2 Jun/22 09.07.2022
9.8 May/22 11.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Justin Trudeau 04.11.2015 - 11.1000 11.1000 11.5000 10.3000 0.00%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Canada - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Canada?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Canada increased to 19770 Thousand Person (19.77 Million Person) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 19130 Thousand Person and minimum was 9637 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
19770 Dec/22 07.01.2023
19666 Nov/22 03.12.2022
19656 Oct/22 05.11.2022
19548 Sep/22 08.10.2022
19527 Aug/22 10.09.2022
19566 Jul/22 06.08.2022
19597 Jun/22 09.07.2022
19640 May/22 11.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (Thousand Person)

Employment Change 
                     Canada - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is Employment Change rate in Canada?

  • Employment Change in Canada increased by 104 Thousand Person in December 2022. The maximum change was 953 Thousand Person and minimum was -1994 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
104 Dec/22 06.01.2023
10.1 Nov/22 02.12.2022
108 Oct/22 04.11.2022
21.1 Sep/22 07.10.2022
-39.7 Aug/22 09.09.2022
-30.6 Jul/22 05.08.2022
-43.2 Jun/22 08.07.2022
39.8 May/22 10.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employment Change  in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Canada - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Canada?

  • Employment Rate in Canada increased to 61.8 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 63.5 % and minimum was 52.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
61.8 Dec/22 07.01.2023
61.5 Nov/22 03.12.2022
61.6 Oct/22 05.11.2022
61.3 Sep/22 08.10.2022
61.3 Aug/22 10.09.2022
61.6 Jul/22 06.08.2022
61.7 Jun/22 09.07.2022
61.9 May/22 11.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Canada - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Canada?

  • Full Time Employment in Canada increased to 84.5 Thousand Person in December 2022. The maximum rate was 498 Thousand Person and minimum was -1480 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
84.5 Dec/22 06.01.2023
50.7 Nov/22 02.12.2022
119 Oct/22 04.11.2022
5.7 Sep/22 07.10.2022
-77.2 Aug/22 09.09.2022
-13.1 Jul/22 05.08.2022
-4 Jun/22 08.07.2022
135 May/22 10.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Canada - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Canada?

  • Part Time Employment in Canada increased to 19.5 Thousand Persons in December 2022. The maximum rate was 444 Thousand Persons and minimum was -527 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
19.5 Dec/22 06.01.2023
-40.6 Nov/22 02.12.2022
-11 Oct/22 04.11.2022
15.4 Sep/22 07.10.2022
37.5 Aug/22 09.09.2022
-17.5 Jul/22 05.08.2022
-39.1 Jun/22 08.07.2022
-95.8 May/22 10.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Canada - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Canada?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Canada decreased to 1037 Thousand Persons (1.037 Million Persons) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 2610 Thousand Persons and minimum was 692 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
1037 Dec/22 07.01.2023
1050 Nov/22 03.12.2022
1073 Oct/22 05.11.2022
1072 Sep/22 08.10.2022
1113 Aug/22 10.09.2022
1007 Jul/22 06.08.2022
1004 Jun/22 09.07.2022
1058 May/22 11.06.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Canada

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 65 65
Wages Nov/22 3470.118 USD/Month 3454.611
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 991.68 K 1031.955
Labor Force Participation Rate Dec/22 65 % 64.8
Living Wage Individual 2018 1411.438 USD/Month 1433.377
Non Farm Payrolls  Nov/22 17708 K 17695

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Dec/22 10.3 % 9.5
Panama 2021 14.5 % 18.5
Puerto Rico Dec/22 6 % 6.2
Honduras 2021 8.6 % 10.9
Brazil Nov/22 8.1 % 8.3
Chile Dec/22 7.9 % 7.9
Paraguay 2Q/22 6.7 % 8.5
Argentina 3Q/22 7.1 % 6.9
Canada Dec/22 5 % 5.1
Ecuador 3Q/22 4.7 % 5.3
Mexico Dec/22 2.8 % 2.8
Peru Dec/22 7.1 % 7.6
United States Jan/23 3.4 % 3.5
Uruguay Dec/22 7.9 % 7.8
Jamaica 3Q/22 6.6 % 6
Suriname 2021 10.1 % 9.8
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2021 10.2 % 13.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2021 14.5 % 14.5
Cuba 2021 2.8 % 2.6
Dominican Republic 3Q/22 4.8 % 5.2
El Salvador 2021 7.2 % 6.9
Guyana 2021 14.5 % 15.4
Haiti 2021 15.7 % 15.5
Nicaragua 2Q/22 3.1 % 3.8
Trinidad and Tobago 3Q/22 5.4 % 4.5