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

June 09, 2017 - 5:53 AM

OTTAWA - A quick look at May employment (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.6 per cent (6.5)

Employment rate: 61.5 per cent (61.4)

Labour force participation rate: 65.8 per cent (65.6)

Number unemployed: 1,288,900 (1,265,000)

Number working: 18,365,700 (18,311,200)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 12.0 per cent (11.7)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 6.0 per cent (6.0)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.3 per cent (5.1)

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