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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Canada

Canada Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.9 % Dec/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.8 % Dec/21
Employed Persons 19371 Thousand Person | 19.371 Million Person Dec/21
Employment Change  54.7 Thousand Person Dec/21
Employment Rate  61.5 % Dec/21
Full Time Employment 122 Thousand Person Dec/21
Part Time Employment -67.7 Thousand Persons Dec/21
Unemployed Persons 1212 Thousand Persons | 1.212 Million Persons Dec/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Canada - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Canada?

  • Unemployment Rate in Canada decreased to 7.8 % in June 2021. The maximum rate was 13.7 % and minimum was 2.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.1 Aug/21 10.09.2021
7.5 Jul/21 06.08.2021
7.8 Jun/21 09.07.2021
8.2 May/21 04.06.2021
8.1 Apr/21 07.05.2021
7.5 Mar/21 09.04.2021
8.2 Feb/21 12.03.2021
9.4 Jan/21 05.02.2021


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 13.6 % in June 2021. The maximum rate was 29.1 % and minimum was 10.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.6 Aug/21 10.09.2021
11.6 Jul/21 06.08.2021
13.6 Jun/21 10.07.2021
15.9 May/21 04.06.2021
16.1 Apr/21 07.05.2021
14 Mar/21 09.04.2021
17.1 Feb/21 13.03.2021
19.7 Jan/21 05.02.2021


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 18790 Thousand Person (18.79 Million Person) in June 2021. 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
18974 Aug/21 10.09.2021
18884 Jul/21 06.08.2021
18790 Jun/21 09.07.2021
18559 May/21 04.06.2021
18627 Apr/21 07.05.2021
18834 Mar/21 09.04.2021
18531 Feb/21 12.03.2021
18272 Jan/21 05.02.2021


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 231 Thousand Person in June 2021. 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
90.2 Aug/21 10.09.2021
94 Jul/21 06.08.2021
231 Jun/21 09.07.2021
-68 May/21 04.06.2021
-207 Apr/21 07.05.2021
303 Mar/21 09.04.2021
259 Feb/21 12.03.2021
-213 Jan/21 05.02.2021


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 60.1 % in June 2021. The maximum rate was 63.5 % and minimum was 52.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
60.5 Aug/21 10.09.2021
60.1 Jun/21 10.07.2021
59.4 May/21 05.06.2021
59.6 Apr/21 08.05.2021
60.3 Mar/21 10.04.2021
59.4 Feb/21 12.03.2021
58.6 Jan/21 06.02.2021
59.3 Dec/20 09.01.2021


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 decreased to 33.2 Thousand Person in June 2021. 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
68.5 Aug/21 10.09.2021
83 Jul/21 06.08.2021
-33.2 Jun/21 09.07.2021
-13.8 May/21 04.06.2021
-129 Apr/21 07.05.2021
175 Mar/21 09.04.2021
88.2 Feb/21 12.03.2021
12.6 Jan/21 05.02.2021


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 264 Thousand Persons in June 2021. 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
21.7 Aug/21 10.09.2021
11 Jul/21 06.08.2021
264 Jun/21 09.07.2021
-54.2 May/21 04.06.2021
-77.8 Apr/21 07.05.2021
128 Mar/21 09.04.2021
171 Feb/21 12.03.2021
-225 Jan/21 05.02.2021


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 1592 Thousand Persons (1.592 Million Persons) in June 2021. 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
1440 Aug/21 10.09.2021
1521 Jul/21 06.08.2021
1592 Jun/21 09.07.2021
1652 May/21 04.06.2021
1640 Apr/21 07.05.2021
1517 Mar/21 09.04.2021
1665 Feb/21 12.03.2021
1899 Jan/21 05.02.2021


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 2020 65 65
Wages Apr/21 3532.318 USD/Month 3541.299
Job Vacancies 1Q/21 553.48 K 560.215
Labor Force Participation Rate Jun/21 65.2 % 64.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 1411.438 USD/Month 1433.377
Non Farm Payrolls  Feb/21 15884 K 15841

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia May/21 15.6 % 15.1
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico May/21 8.1 % 7
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Apr/21 14.7 % 14.7
Chile May/21 10 % 10.2
Paraguay 4Q/20 7.2 % 8.2
Argentina 1Q/21 10.2 % 11
Canada Jun/21 7.8 % 8.2
Ecuador 4Q/20 6.1 % 8.6
Mexico May/21 4 % 4.7
Peru Jun/21 10.3 % 12
United States Jun/21 5.9 % 5.8
Uruguay May/21 10.2 % 10.2
Jamaica 1Q/21 8.9 % 10.7
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2020 7.8 % 7.7
Cameroon 2020 3.6 % 3.3
Cape Verde 2020 12.3 % 11.3
Cuba 2020 3.87 % 1.2
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.1
El Salvador 2020 7 % 6.3
Guyana 2020 15.8 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/20 4.8 % 4.8
Trinidad and Tobago 2Q/19 4.4 % 4