Chart 7
Hourly wage distribution shifting as a result of larger employment declines in relatively low-paying industries, Canada, February to April 2020

First quintile, February ($16.00 and lower) Second quintile, February (between $16.01 and $21.54) Third quintile, February (between $21.55 and $28.37) Fourth quintile, February (between $28.38 and $40.00) Fifth quintile, February (greater than $40.00) 0 5 10 15 20 25 % February 2020February 2020 April 2020April 2020
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, custom tabulations.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Hourly wage distribution shifting as a result of larger employment declines in relatively low-paying industries, Canada, February to April 2020, %
  February 2020 April 2020
First quintile, February ($16.00 and lower) 20.2 15.2
Second quintile, February (between $16.01 and $21.54) 19.9 17.9
Third quintile, February (between $21.55 and $28.37) 20.0 20.4
Fourth quintile, February (between $28.38 and $40.00) 21.0 23.6
Fifth quintile, February (greater than $40.00) 19.0 22.8
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, custom tabulations.
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