February 18th, 2018

National employment numbers for January from Statistics Canada, at a glance

By The Canadian Press on February 9, 2018.

OTTAWA – A quick look at January employment (revised numbers from the previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 5.9 per cent (5.8)

Employment rate: 61.7 per cent (62.0)

Labour force participation rate: 65.5 per cent (65.8)

Number unemployed: 1,153,400 (1,139,100)

Number working: 18,557,100 (18,645,100)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 10.9 per cent (10.5)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.2 per cent (5.2)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 4.8 per cent (4.7)

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