National employment numbers for March from Statistics Canada, at a glance - InfoNews

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

April 05, 2019 - 5:45 AM

OTTAWA - A quick look at March employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 5.8 per cent (5.8)

Employment rate: 61.9 per cent (62.0)

Participation rate: 65.7 per cent (65.8)

Number unemployed: 1,157,200 (1,161,300)

Number working: 18,922,600 (18,929,800)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 10.7 per cent (10.8)

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

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

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