Table 2 
Coverage and eligibility of the unemployed for Employment Insurance benefits by sex, Canada, 2017 

Coverage and eligibility of the unemployed for Employment Insurance benefits by sex, Canada, 2017
  Number Unemployed Contributors Contributors with valid job separation
  thousands %%%
Men        
Unemployed 672.2 100.0 ... ...
Contributors 448.8 66.8 100.0 ...
Contributors, valid job separation 371.1 55.2 82.7 100.0
Eligible contributors 318.4 47.4 70.9 85.8
Not eligible due to not enough insurable hours 52.8 7.9 11.8 14.2
Contributors, invalid job separation 77.7 11.6 17.3 ...
Invalid job separation: quit to go back to school 29.0E 4.3E 6.5E ...
Invalid job separation: other reasons deemed invalid 48.6E 7.2E 10.8E ...
Non-contributors 223.4 33.2 ... ...
Had no insurable employment 27.1E 4.0E ... ...
Had not worked in previous 12 months / never worked 196.3 29.2 ... ...
Women        
Unemployed 517.7 100.0 ... ...
Contributors 300.7 58.1 100.0 ...
Contributors, valid job separation 235.5 45.5 78.3 100.0
Eligible contributors 193.3 37.3 64.3 82.1
Not eligible due to not enough insurable hours 42.2E 8.2E 14.0E 17.9E
Contributors, invalid job separation 65.1 12.6 21.6 ...
Invalid job separation: quit to go back to school 20.1E 3.9E 6.7E ...
Invalid job separation: other reasons deemed invalid 45.0E 8.7E 15.0E ...
Non-contributors 217.1 41.9 ... ...
Had no insurable employment 15.0E 2.9E ... ...
Had not worked in previous 12 months / never worked 202.1 39.0 ... ...
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not applicable
E
use with caution
Source(s):
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (4428).
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