Canada Employment Change  1976-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Canadian economy added 53.7 thousand jobs in December of 2016, beating market expectations of a 5 thousand decline, the result of gains in full-time work. Full time employment jumped by 81.3 thousand jobs, the largest month-on-month rise since March 2012 while part-time employment dropped by 27.6 thousand. Employment increased by 28 thousand in professional, scientific and technical services; by 14 thousand in health care and social assistance. In contrast, employment declined by 7 thousand in agriculture. Considering the fourth quarter of 2016, employment increased by 108 thousand (+0.6 percent), the largest increase since the second quarter of 2010. Employment Change in Canada averaged 17.49 Thousand from 1976 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 94 Thousand in March of 2012 and a record low of -124.80 Thousand in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-04 12:30 PM Oct 43.9K 67.2K -10K -10K
2016-12-02 01:30 PM Nov 10.7K 43.9K -20K -3.4K
2017-01-06 01:30 PM Dec 53.7K 10.7K -5K -3.1K
2017-02-10 01:30 PM Jan 53.7K 23.3K
2017-03-10 01:30 PM Feb 22.3K
2017-04-07 12:30 PM Mar 20.2K




Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.90 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18225.00 18171.30 18225.00 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1341.60 1326.90 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -27.60 19.40 136.30 -79.30 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 81.30 -8.70 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 53.70 10.70 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.80 65.60 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.60 12.90 20.70 10.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 115.82 116.47 116.47 49.37 Index Points [+]
Productivity 107.78 106.48 107.88 69.08 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.14 23.73 24.14 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.29 24.26 25.29 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 11.25 11.00 11.25 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 35.99 35.68 35.99 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 [+]
Job Vacancies 392290.00 328135.00 437370.00 328135.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 15973.06 16006.63 16006.63 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.30 61.20 63.70 56.00 percent [+]



Canada Employment Change Notes

In Canada, employment change refers to the change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.70 10.70 94.00 -124.80 1976 - 2016 Thousand Monthly
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