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All indicators of labour market underutilization rise in April

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Infographic description

The title of the infographic is "All indicators of labour market underutilization rise in April"

This is a stacked area chart.

The vertical axis shows thousands from 0 to 8,000 by increments of 1,000.

The horizontal axis shows months from January 2020 to April 2021.

There are 4 areas each representing the following categories: Employed: worked less than half of their usual hours, Unemployed: job searchers, Not in labour force: wanted work and Unemployed: temporary layoff or future starts.

The first category shows the area representing "Employed: worked less than half of their usual hours" in thousands over 16 months, with 906 in January 2020, 811 in February 2020, 3,013 in March 2020, 3,295 in April 2020, 2,981 in May 2020, 2,151 in June 2020, 1,755 in July 2020, 1,496 in August 2020, 1,385 in September 2020, 1,239 in October 2020, 1,256 in November 2020, 1,297 in December 2020, 1,340 in January 2021, 1,217 in February 2021, 1,058 in March 2021 and 1,345 in April 2021.

The second category shows the area representing "Unemployed: job searchers" in thousands over 16 months, with 1,027 in January 2020, 1,041 in February 2020, 1,094 in March 2020, 1,255 in April 2020, 1,429 in May 2020, 1,618 in June 2020, 1,724 in July 2020, 1,830 in August 2020, 1,490 in September 2020, 1,549 in October 2020, 1,482 in November 2020, 1,475 in December 2020, 1,538 in January 2021, 1,408 in February 2021, 1,365 in March 2021 and 1,432 in April 2021.

The third category shows the area representing "Not in labour force: wanted work" in thousands over 16 months, with 395 in January 2020, 397 in February 2020, 745 in March 2020, 1,542 in April 2020, 1,399 in May 2020, 942 in June 2020, 685 in July 2020, 655 in August 2020, 557 in September 2020, 537 in October 2020, 547 in November 2020, 513 in December 2020, 586 in January 2021, 553 in February 2021, 496 in March 2021 and 550 in April 2021.

The fourth category shows the area representing "Unemployed: temporary layoff or future starts" in thousands over 16 months, with 110 in January 2020, 105 in February 2020, 460 in March 2020, 1,189 in April 2020, 1,181 in May 2020, 856 in June 2020, 459 in July 2020, 225 in August 2020, 368 in September 2020, 284 in October 2020, 261 in November 2020, 299 in December 2020, 361 in January 2021, 258 in February 2021, 151 in March 2021 and 208 in April 2021.

Source(s): Labour Force Survey (3701), custom tabulation, seasonally adjusted.

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