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Contribution¹ and eligibility² rate highest in the Atlantic provinces in 2022

Atlantic provinces British Columbia Quebec Prairies Ontario Alberta 0 20 40 60 80 100 % Eligibility rateEligibility rate Contribution rateContribution rate
1.
The number of unemployed people who had contributed to the Employment insurance (EI) program as a proportion of all unemployed people.
2.
The number of unemployed people who had accumulated enough insurable hours to be eligible to receive EI benefits, expressed as a proportion of unemployed people who had contributed to the EI program and separated from their job for a reason deemed valid.
Source(s):
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (4428).

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Contribution¹ and eligibility² rate highest in the Atlantic provinces in 2022, %
  Eligibility rate Contribution rate
Atlantic provinces 98.0 88.3
British Columbia 94.9 59.8
Quebec 92.7 67.2
Prairies 92.4 66.3
Ontario 85.1 47.9
Alberta 78.6 59.4
1.
The number of unemployed people who had contributed to the Employment insurance (EI) program as a proportion of all unemployed people.
2.
The number of unemployed people who had accumulated enough insurable hours to be eligible to receive EI benefits, expressed as a proportion of unemployed people who had contributed to the EI program and separated from their job for a reason deemed valid.
Source(s):
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (4428).
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