Chart 3
Unemployment rate falls for Black Canadians but remains higher than the average

Not a visible minority or Indigenous Filipino Latin American Chinese Black Southeast Asian South Asian Arab 0 5 10 15 20 % Unemployment rate in August (%)Unemployment rate in August (%) Unemployment rate in September (%)Unemployment rate in September (%)
Note(s):
Estimates are for the population aged 15 to 69 and are not seasonally adjusted. Due to the sample size of the Labour Force Survey Supplement, high quality data are only available for the seven largest population groups designated as visible minorities. The difference between some estimates may not be statistically significant. Estimates for the Latin American population in August and September and for the Southeast Asian population in September have a coefficient of variation greater than 16.5% and should be used with caution.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey Supplement, September 2020.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Unemployment rate falls for Black Canadians but remains higher than the average, %
  Unemployment rate in August (%) Unemployment rate in September (%)
Not a visible minority or Indigenous 9.4 7.0
Filipino 12.7 8.5
Latin American 13.9 9.0
Chinese 13.2 10.5
Black 17.6 11.7
Southeast Asian 16.6 12.0
South Asian 14.9 12.4
Arab 17.9 16.3
Note(s):
Estimates are for the population aged 15 to 69 and are not seasonally adjusted. Due to the sample size of the Labour Force Survey Supplement, high quality data are only available for the seven largest population groups designated as visible minorities. The difference between some estimates may not be statistically significant. Estimates for the Latin American population in August and September and for the Southeast Asian population in September have a coefficient of variation greater than 16.5% and should be used with caution.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey Supplement, September 2020.
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