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QuickStats: Facts and figures about employment in Canada in October

November 03, 2017 - 5:42 AM

OTTAWA - A quick look at October unemployment (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.3 per cent (6.2)

Employment rate: 61.6 per cent (61.6)

Labour force participation rate: 65.7 per cent (65.6)

Number unemployed: 1,235,400 (1,214,100)

Number working: 18,489,400 (18,454,100)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 11.1 per cent (10.3)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.8 per cent (5.8)

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

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