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QuickStats: Facts and figures about employment in Canada in December

A fishing boat heads to dock in Eastern Passage, N.S. on Oct. 2, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
January 10, 2014 - 5:46 AM

OTTAWA - A quick look at December unemployment data (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 7.2 per cent (6.9)

Number unemployed: 1,382,700 (1,315,800)

Number working: 17,769,600 (17,815,500)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: per cent 14.0 (13.4)

Men (25 plus) unemployment: per cent 6.4 (6.2)

Women (25 plus) unemployment: per cent 5.6 (5.3)

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