Therefore, they are not directly comparable to the supplementary indicators published in April and March 2020. In July, the gap reduced as the rate fell more for women (-5.4 percentage points to 22.9%) than for men (-3.5 percentage points to 22.0%). The COVID-19 labour market shock was felt particularly hard in part-time work. COVID-19-related employment losses have been relatively small in this industry. About 4 in 10 not-employed recent CERB recipients were not in the labour force in July, meaning that they were not looking for work. In July, 90.9% of workers reported that they or their employer had reorganized the workplace or work practices due to COVID-19. Interview Process - Response to the survey is manditory. In July, employment increased strongly in the services-producing sector (+348,000; +2.5%), driven by gains in wholesale and retail trade and in accommodation and food services. {* forgotPassword_sendButton *}, {* backButton *} Canada - unemployment rate, by province 2019, Canada: number of full-time workers 2000-2019, Unemployment rate in Canada by immigrant status 2019. {* traditionalSignIn_signInButton *}, {* backButton *} The employment rate among very recent immigrants (five years or less) rose for a third consecutive month in July, up 2.1 percentage points to 60.5%, entirely driven by a decline in the size of this population group (not seasonally adjusted). Publish your articles and forecasts in our website. The economy added a record 952.9 thousand jobs, above forecasts of a 700 thousand gain, due to both full-time work (+488.1 thousand) and part-time employment (+464.8 thousand). $39 per month* Nationally, Canada’s unemployment rate fell to 10.2 per cent in August compared with 10.9 per cent in July. This share was highest among mothers with at least one child under the age of six (56.1%). The unemployment rate was forecast to stay above pre-COVID-19 levels until 2023 at least, despite predictions for a gradual decline. On January 1, 2016, the world officially began implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—the United Nations' transformative plan of action that addresses urgent global challenges over the next 15 years. Work tasks in accommodation and food services usually require a high degree of physical proximity, either between co-workers or through interactions with clients. Employment rose more slowly in the Montréal CMA (+28,000; +1.3%) than in the rest of Quebec and reached 94.4% of its February level. We are deeply grateful to the many Canadians who responded to the survey. For several population groups—including West Asian, Korean and Japanese Canadians—it was not possible to calculate separate unemployment rates with the current LFS sample size. Employment in agriculture was unchanged from June. Alberta added 28,000 jobs, and its jobless rate jumped two full percentage points to 15 per cent. This interactive visualization application provides seasonally adjusted estimates available by province, sex, age group and industry. After avoiding large job losses in the first month of the COVID-19 economic shutdown, both the construction and manufacturing industries experienced heavy losses in April, followed by an initial recovery in May and a large rebound in June. This included a drop in employment of 3.0 million and a COVID-related increase in absences from work of 2.5 million. This was due to a number of factors, including part-time work being more prevalent in industries that were most affected by the COVID-19 economic shutdown, namely retail trade and accommodation and food services. The number of employed British Columbians increased by 70,000 (+3.0%) in July, reaching 93.5% of the February employment level. Not seasonally adjusted data reflects the actual current unemployment rate, while seasonally adjusted data removes the seasonal component from the informa… This release will be used to help measure the following goals: The Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimates for July are for the week of July 12 to 18. As a result, youth (aged 15 to 24) employment rose 6.9% (+135,000) in the month, mainly the result of increases among young women. Federal and provincial or territorial taxes, where applicable, will therefore be deducted from your payment. In retail trade, for example, LFS data collected in July show that members of groups designated as visible minorities accounted for a lower proportion of employment in the month (24.6%) than of the pool of people who last worked in retail trade and were unemployed (35.8%). This involved directly integrating LFS and census information for approximately 20% of LFS records. In July, temporary layoffs declined strongly for a second consecutive month, down 384,000 (-45.5%). The figures beat expectations for gains in the month. The statistic shows the unemployment rate in Canada from 2009 to 2019, with projections up until 2021. Data provided by Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey. The July LFS results provide insights into the employment and job search status of recent CERB recipients. More than one-third (38.1%) of the employed CERB recipients worked less than half their usual hours in July, compared with 5.4% of employed non-recipients. Among those in the core working age of 25 to 54, the unemployment rate was virtually the same for men (8.8%) and women (8.7%). Their ongoing cooperation ensures that we continue to paint an accurate and current portrait of the Canadian labour market and Canada's economic performance. In Alberta, employment increased by 67,000 (+3.2%) in July, including gains in both full-time and part-time work. Beginning in July, the LFS includes a question asking respondents to report the population groups to which they belong. Users can now configure an interactive map and chart showing labour force characteristics at the national, provincial or census metropolitan area level. We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. From: Employment and Social Development Canada. In, IMF. In July 2019, 22.2% of those working less than 30 hours per week would have preferred full-time work (not seasonally adjusted). Employment in Manitoba increased (+12,000) for the third consecutive month and the unemployment rate declined by 1.9 percentage points to 8.2%. Please confirm the information below before signing up. In 2019, 5.7 percent of the labor force in Canada was unemployed. The unemployment rate in Canada dropped to 9.0 percent in September of 2020 from 10.2 percent in the previous month and well below market expectations of 9.7 percent. According to the Employment Equity Act, visible minorities are "persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour." Combined with declines recorded in May and June, this left COVID-related absences from work at just under 1 million (+972,000; +120.3%) above February levels. EI benefits are taxable, no matter what type of benefits you receive. From February to April, losses in part-time work (-29.6%) were significantly heavier than in full-time employment (-12.5%). As of the LFS collection period of July 19 to 28, just under one in five (18.4%) Canadians aged 15 to 69 reported having received either the CERB, the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), or regular EI benefits in the four weeks before their LFS interview.