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

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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 July"

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 July 2023.

The black line represents the number of job vacancies (in thousands) in the last 31 months, with 570,700 in January 2021, 616,800 in February 2021, 641,200 in March 2021, 650,400 in April 2021, 671,100 in May 2021, 761,000 in June 2021, 805,300 in July 2021, 871,400 in August 2021, 909,100 in September 2021, 916,200 in October 2021, 907,000 in November 2021, 975,700 in December 2021, 934,800 in January 2022, 918,400 in February 2022, 987,200 in March 2022, 990,100 in April 2022, 999,400 in May 2022, 981,100 in June 2022, 971,400 in July 2022, 920,100 in August 2022, 908,100 in September 2022, 881,600 in October 2022, 869,500 in November 2022, 842,700 in December 2022, 860,400 in January 2023, 832,000 in February 2023, 797,900 in March 2023, 798,200 in April 2023, 774,200 in May 2023, 741,000 in June 2023, and 698,100 in July 2023.

The blue line represents the unemployment-to-job vacancy ratio in the last 31 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 2023 at 1.3, March 2023 at 1.3, April 2023 at 1.3, May 2023 at 1.4, June 2023 at 1.5, and July 2023 at 1.7.

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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