Table 1 
Labour force characteristics by age group and sex, seasonally adjusted 

Labour force characteristics by age group and sex, seasonally adjusted
  June
2020
July
2020
Standard error1 June to July 2020 July 2019 to July 2020 June to July 2020 July 2019 to July 2020
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
15 years and over, both sexes              
Population 31,146.7 31,171.5 ... 24.8 409.6 0.1 1.3
Labour force 19,880.0 20,029.5 36.4 149.5 -161.7 0.8 -0.8
Employment 17,427.4 17,845.9 37.0 418.5 -1,192.0 2.4 -6.3
Full-time employment 14,370.3 14,443.5 45.9 73.2 -1,017.9 0.5 -6.6
Part-time employment 3,057.1 3,402.4 41.4 345.3 -174.1 11.3 -4.9
Unemployment 2,452.6 2,183.6 32.6 -269.0 1,030.3 -11.0 89.3
Participation rate 63.8 64.3 0.1 0.5 -1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 12.3 10.9 0.2 -1.4 5.2 ... ...
Employment rate 56.0 57.3 0.1 1.3 -4.6 ... ...
15 to 24 years, both sexes              
Population 4,402.3 4,401.4 ... -0.9 20.0 0.0 0.5
Labour force 2,721.2 2,780.2 20.5 59.0 -45.1 2.2 -1.6
Employment 1,972.8 2,108.1 19.6 135.3 -391.8 6.9 -15.7
Full-time employment 1,052.6 973.7 22.2 -78.9 -306.4 -7.5 -23.9
Part-time employment 920.2 1,134.4 22.9 214.2 -85.4 23.3 -7.0
Unemployment 748.4 672.1 18.2 -76.3 346.6 -10.2 106.5
Participation rate 61.8 63.2 0.5 1.4 -1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 27.5 24.2 0.6 -3.3 12.7 ... ...
Employment rate 44.8 47.9 0.4 3.1 -9.2 ... ...
25 years and over, both sexes              
Population 26,744.3 26,770.1 ... 25.8 389.5 0.1 1.5
Labour force 17,158.8 17,249.3 29.7 90.5 -116.5 0.5 -0.7
Employment 15,454.7 15,737.8 30.9 283.1 -800.2 1.8 -4.8
Full-time employment 13,317.7 13,469.8 40.3 152.1 -711.5 1.1 -5.0
Part-time employment 2,136.9 2,268.0 34.6 131.1 -88.7 6.1 -3.8
Unemployment 1,704.2 1,511.5 26.0 -192.7 683.7 -11.3 82.6
Participation rate 64.2 64.4 0.1 0.2 -1.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.9 8.8 0.1 -1.1 4.0 ... ...
Employment rate 57.8 58.8 0.1 1.0 -3.9 ... ...
25 years and over, men              
Population 13,103.9 13,117.5 ... 13.6 200.1 0.1 1.5
Labour force 9,134.8 9,197.2 19.4 62.4 -5.4 0.7 -0.1
Employment 8,265.2 8,380.5 20.8 115.3 -356.6 1.4 -4.1
Full-time employment 7,571.6 7,633.4 25.8 61.8 -320.6 0.8 -4.0
Part-time employment 693.6 747.1 20.1 53.5 -36.1 7.7 -4.6
Unemployment 869.6 816.7 18.6 -52.9 351.2 -6.1 75.4
Participation rate 69.7 70.1 0.1 0.4 -1.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.5 8.9 0.2 -0.6 3.8 ... ...
Employment rate 63.1 63.9 0.2 0.8 -3.7 ... ...
25 years and over, women              
Population 13,640.4 13,652.6 ... 12.2 189.5 0.1 1.4
Labour force 8,024.1 8,052.1 21.0 28.0 -111.1 0.3 -1.4
Employment 7,189.5 7,357.3 21.4 167.8 -443.6 2.3 -5.7
Full-time employment 5,746.2 5,836.4 29.7 90.2 -390.9 1.6 -6.3
Part-time employment 1,443.3 1,520.9 27.3 77.6 -52.7 5.4 -3.3
Unemployment 834.6 694.8 17.7 -139.8 332.5 -16.8 91.8
Participation rate 58.8 59.0 0.2 0.2 -1.6 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.4 8.6 0.2 -1.8 4.2 ... ...
Employment rate 52.7 53.9 0.2 1.2 -4.0 ... ...
25 to 54 years, both sexes              
Population 14,979.4 14,984.9 ... 5.5 117.7 0.0 0.8
Labour force 12,907.2 12,936.3 27.8 29.1 -51.4 0.2 -0.4
Employment 11,619.2 11,802.6 29.8 183.4 -572.0 1.6 -4.6
Unemployment 1,288.0 1,133.7 23.2 -154.3 520.6 -12.0 84.9
Participation rate 86.2 86.3 0.2 0.1 -1.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.0 8.8 0.2 -1.2 4.1 ... ...
Employment rate 77.6 78.8 0.2 1.2 -4.4 ... ...
25 to 54 years, men              
Population 7,469.2 7,472.7 ... 3.5 65.3 0.0 0.9
Labour force 6,746.5 6,779.9 17.5 33.4 8.4 0.5 0.1
Employment 6,107.2 6,180.8 19.7 73.6 -257.2 1.2 -4.0
Unemployment 639.3 599.1 16.7 -40.2 265.6 -6.3 79.6
Participation rate 90.3 90.7 0.2 0.4 -0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.5 8.8 0.2 -0.7 3.9 ... ...
Employment rate 81.8 82.7 0.3 0.9 -4.2 ... ...
25 to 54 years, women              
Population 7,510.2 7,512.2 ... 2.0 52.4 0.0 0.7
Labour force 6,160.7 6,156.4 20.2 -4.3 -59.8 -0.1 -1.0
Employment 5,512.0 5,621.8 21.1 109.8 -314.8 2.0 -5.3
Unemployment 648.7 534.6 15.8 -114.1 255.0 -17.6 91.2
Participation rate 82.0 82.0 0.3 0.0 -1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.5 8.7 0.3 -1.8 4.2 ... ...
Employment rate 73.4 74.8 0.3 1.4 -4.8 ... ...
55 years and over, both sexes              
Population 11,764.9 11,785.2 ... 20.3 271.8 0.2 2.4
Labour force 4,251.7 4,313.0 22.0 61.3 -65.1 1.4 -1.5
Employment 3,835.5 3,935.2 22.6 99.7 -228.2 2.6 -5.5
Unemployment 416.2 377.8 12.6 -38.4 163.1 -9.2 76.0
Participation rate 36.1 36.6 0.2 0.5 -1.4 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.8 8.8 0.3 -1.0 3.9 ... ...
Employment rate 32.6 33.4 0.2 0.8 -2.8 ... ...
55 years and over, men              
Population 5,634.7 5,644.8 ... 10.1 134.8 0.2 2.4
Labour force 2,388.3 2,417.3 14.6 29.0 -13.8 1.2 -0.6
Employment 2,158.0 2,199.7 15.0 41.7 -99.5 1.9 -4.3
Unemployment 230.2 217.6 9.0 -12.6 85.7 -5.5 65.0
Participation rate 42.4 42.8 0.3 0.4 -1.3 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.6 9.0 0.4 -0.6 3.6 ... ...
Employment rate 38.3 39.0 0.3 0.7 -2.7 ... ...
55 years and over, women              
Population 6,130.2 6,140.4 ... 10.2 137.0 0.2 2.3
Labour force 1,863.4 1,895.7 15.0 32.3 -51.3 1.7 -2.6
Employment 1,677.5 1,735.5 15.3 58.0 -128.7 3.5 -6.9
Unemployment 185.9 160.2 8.4 -25.7 77.4 -13.8 93.5
Participation rate 30.4 30.9 0.2 0.5 -1.5 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.0 8.5 0.4 -1.5 4.2 ... ...
Employment rate 27.4 28.3 0.3 0.9 -2.8 ... ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0287-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0087).
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