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

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

March 09, 2018 - 5:44 AM

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

Unemployment rate: 5.8 per cent (5.9)

Employment rate: 61.7 per cent (61.7)

Labour force participation rate: 65.5 per cent (65.5)

Number unemployed: 1,144,300 (1,153,400)

Number working: 18,572,500 (18,557,100)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 11.1 per cent (10.9)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.1 per cent (5.2)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 4.8 per cent (4.8)

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