Chart 5
The number of people looking for work continues to grow, while temporary layoffs decline sharply

combined line chart&8211;Chart5, from February 2020 to July 2020
Note(s):
See the note to readers in the Daily for more information on concepts and definitions.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.

Chart description


This is a combined line chart.

The number of people looking for work continues to grow, while temporary layoffs decline sharply, thousands
  Number of people looking for work Temporary layoff
February 2020 1,034 99
March 2020 1,082 465
April 2020 1,220 1,199
May 2020 1,429 1,191
June 2020 1,608 844
July 2020 1,723 460
Note(s):
See the note to readers in the Daily for more information on concepts and definitions.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.
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