Infographic 2
Unemployment-to-job vacancy ratio remains on an upward trend as job vacancies continue to decline in May

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Infographic description

The title of the infographic is "Unemployment-to-job vacancy ratio remains on an upward trend as job vacancies continue to decline in May"

This is a linear chart.

The vertical axis on the left shows the number of job vacancies in thousands, by increments of 100,000. It starts at 500,000 and ends at 1,100,000.

The vertical axis on the right shows the unemployment-to-job vacancy ratio, by increments of 0.5. it starts at 0.5 and ends at 3.5.

The horizontal axis shows each month, from January 2021 to May 2023.

The black line represents the number of job vacancies (in thousands) in the last 29 months, with 572,600 in January 2021, 619,200 in February 2021, 643,900 in March 2021, 653,000 in April 2021, 673,400 in May 2021, 765,000 in June 2021, 808,100 in July 2021, 874,400 in August 2021, 912,100 in September 2021, 919,800 in October 2021, 910,600 in November 2021, 978,600 in December 2021, 938,200 in January 2022, 921,400 in February 2022, 990,000 in March 2022, 993,600 in April 2022, 1,003,200 in May 2022, 984,200 in June 2022, 975,000 in July 2022, 923,200 in August 2022, 911,900 in September 2022, 885,800 in October 2022, 872,600 in November 2022, 847,200 in December 2022, 862,400 in January 2023, 836,200 in February 2023, 801,100 in March 2023, 785,000 in April 2023, and 759,000 in May 2023.

The blue line represents the unemployment-to-job vacancy ratio in the last 29 months, with January 2021 at 3.3, February 2021 at 2.8, March 2021 at 2.4, April 2021 at 2.6, May 2021 at 2.5, June 2021 at 2.1, July 2021 at 1.9, August 2021 at 1.7, September 2021 at 1.6, October 2021 at 1.5, November 2021 at 1.4, December 2021 at 1.3, January 2022 at 1.4, February 2022 at 1.2, March 2022 at 1.1, April 2022 at 1.1, May 2022 at 1.1, June 2022 at 1.0, July 2022 at 1.0, August 2022 at 1.2, September 2022 at 1.2, October 2022 at 1.2, November 2022 at 1.2, December 2022 at 1.2, January 2023 at 1.2, February at 1.3, March 2023 at 1.3, April 2023 at 1.4, and May 2023 at 1.4.

Note(s): Data are adjusted for seasonality. The total number of vacancies is equal to the sum of job vacancies in the provinces (excluding the territories) for consistency with the geographic coverage of the Labour Force Survey.

Source(s): Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (5217), table 14-10-0432-01; Labour Force Survey (3701), table 14-10-0287-01.

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