Table 1 
Coverage and eligibility of the unemployed for Employment Insurance benefits, Canada, 2015 

Coverage and eligibility of the unemployed for Employment Insurance benefits, Canada, 2015
  Number Unemployed Contributors Contributors with valid job separation
  thousands %%%
Unemployed 1,299 100.0 ... ...
Contributors 848 65.3 100.0 ...
Contributors, valid job separation 688 52.9 81.1 100.0
Eligible contributors 569 43.8 67.1 82.8
Not eligible due to not enough insurable hours 118 9.1 14.0 17.2
Contributors, invalid job separation 161 12.4 18.9 ...
Invalid job separation: quit to go back to school 60 4.6 7.0 ...
Invalid job separation: other reasons deemed invalid 101 7.8 11.9 ...
Non-contributors 451 34.7 ... ...
Had no insurable employment 53 4.0 ... ...
Had not worked in previous 12 months/never worked 398 30.7 ... ...
...
not applicable
Source(s):
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (4428).
Report a problem on this page

Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?

Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

Privacy notice

Date modified: