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

OTTAWA - A quick look at Canada's October employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.7 per cent (6.9)

Employment rate: 61.0 per cent (60.9)

Participation rate: 65.3 per cent (65.5)

Number unemployed: 1,365,600 (1,421,800)

Number working: 19,162,400 (19,131,200)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 10.2 per cent (11.3)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 6.3 per cent (6.4)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.8 per cent (5.9)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 5, 2021.

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