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Canada

Canada Unemployment Stats

Definitions

  • Total > % of total labor force: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
  • Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Total > % of total labor force 6.1% 2008 38th out of 67
Youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 10% 2007 53th out of 71
Youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 12.3% 2007 45th out of 71
Youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 11.2% 2007 45th out of 70

SOURCES: International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

Citation

"Canada Unemployment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Canada/Labor/Unemployment/Unemployment