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

March 06, 2020 - 5:45 AM

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

Unemployment rate: 5.6 per cent (5.5)

Employment rate: 61.8 per cent (61.8)

Participation rate: 65.5 per cent (65.4)

Number unemployed: 1,133,800 (1,124,400)

Number working: 19,189,400 (19,159,100)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 10.3 per cent (10.3)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 4.9 per cent (4.9)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 4.7 per cent (4.6)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 6, 2020.

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