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  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2017001
    Description: This web application provides access to Statistics Canada’s Labour Market Indicators for Canada, by province and by census metropolitan area. This dynamic application allows users to view geographical rankings for each labour market indicator and to create quick and easy reports with interactive maps and charts that can be easily copied into other programs. All provincial and CMA estimates used in this application are seasonally adjusted, 3-month moving averages. Labour Force Survey data at the provincial level published each month in The Daily are seasonally adjusted monthly estimates.
    Release date: 2024-04-05

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2017002
    Description: This web application provides access to Statistics Canada’s Labour Market Indicators for Canada, by province, territory and economic region (ER). This dynamic application allows users to view a snapshot of key labour market indicators, observe geographical rankings for each indicator using an interactive map and table, and easily copy data into other programs. The provincial and ER estimates used in this application from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) are three-month moving averages, unadjusted for seasonality. The provincial, territorial and ER estimates used in this application from the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS) are quarterly data, unadjusted for seasonality. Historical estimates are available in this application, with data going back 10 years for the LFS and from the first quarter of 2016 for JVWS.
    Release date: 2024-04-05

  • Data Visualization: 14-20-0001
    Description:

    The Canadian Labour Market Observatory consists of interactive data visualization applications showcasing the vast amount of publicly available labour market information. The fully interactive applications allow Canadians to quickly and easily personalize the information in a way that is relevant to them and their interests.

    Release date: 2024-04-05

  • Data Visualization: 14-20-00012019001
    Description: This interactive visualization application provides a comprehensive picture of the Canadian labour market using the most recent data from the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH). The estimates are seasonally adjusted and available by province and largest industrial sector. Historical estimates, going back 10 years, are also included. The interactive application allows users to quickly and easily explore and personalize the information presented. Combine multiple provinces and industrial sectors to create your own labour market domains of interest.
    Release date: 2024-03-28

  • Table: 36-10-0676-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Labour statistics consistent with the System of National Accounts (SNA), by industry, job category and work schedule.

    Release date: 2024-02-09

  • Table: 14-10-0385-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Number of persons in the labour force (employment and unemployment) and not in the labour force, unemployment rate, participation rate, and employment rate, by census metropolitan area, sex and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2024-01-05

  • 14-22-0002
    Description: The webinar examines a range of issues that inform ongoing assessments of the health of Canada's economy. Developed as an integrated portrait of key indicators, the webinar highlights recent changes in economic output, labour market conditions and consumer prices, and outlines how economic momentum has shifted as borrowing costs have risen. It also looks at major structural challenges that are shaping the economic realities facing Canadians.

    https://www.statcan.gc.ca/en/services/webinars/14220002
    Release date: 2023-12-01

  • 14-22-0001
    Description: Presented as an integrated portrait of key labour market indicators, the webinar examines how Canada’s labour market is adjusting to uncertain economic conditions. It focuses on key trends in employment, unemployment and wages for an increasingly diverse Canadian labour force, as well as trends in unmet labour demand across industries. It also highlights how strong population growth is impacting the labour market.

    https://www.statcan.gc.ca/en/services/webinars/14220001
    Release date: 2023-11-02

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202300600001
    Description: The Canadian Economic Tracker, released on May 16th 2023, is a new data visualization tool combining selected monthly indicators of economic activity from Statistics Canada’s Common Output Database Repository (CODR) into a unified, customizable interface. The Tracker includes six indicators: business openings and closures, employment and weekly earnings, job vacancies and vacancy rates, gross domestic product, the consumer price index, and the industrial product price index. Each data release for these series is automatically incorporated into the Tracker, ensuring that the statistics remain timely and up to date. This article is the first in a series which will uncover insights that can be collected from the Canadian Economic Tracker.
    Release date: 2023-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202300600005
    Description: The recent period of high inflation has prompted a number of studies examining its causes and consequences. Of particular interest if whether “greedflation”, the situation where businesses are taking the opportunity in a high inflationary environment to increase their prices above their underlying costs of production in order to garner higher profits. This article sheds light on this by investigating how labour costs (primarily wages and salaries), and non-labour costs (primarily returns to capital) are evolving relative to inflation.
    Release date: 2023-06-28
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  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2017001
    Description: This web application provides access to Statistics Canada’s Labour Market Indicators for Canada, by province and by census metropolitan area. This dynamic application allows users to view geographical rankings for each labour market indicator and to create quick and easy reports with interactive maps and charts that can be easily copied into other programs. All provincial and CMA estimates used in this application are seasonally adjusted, 3-month moving averages. Labour Force Survey data at the provincial level published each month in The Daily are seasonally adjusted monthly estimates.
    Release date: 2024-04-05

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2017002
    Description: This web application provides access to Statistics Canada’s Labour Market Indicators for Canada, by province, territory and economic region (ER). This dynamic application allows users to view a snapshot of key labour market indicators, observe geographical rankings for each indicator using an interactive map and table, and easily copy data into other programs. The provincial and ER estimates used in this application from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) are three-month moving averages, unadjusted for seasonality. The provincial, territorial and ER estimates used in this application from the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS) are quarterly data, unadjusted for seasonality. Historical estimates are available in this application, with data going back 10 years for the LFS and from the first quarter of 2016 for JVWS.
    Release date: 2024-04-05

  • Data Visualization: 14-20-0001
    Description:

    The Canadian Labour Market Observatory consists of interactive data visualization applications showcasing the vast amount of publicly available labour market information. The fully interactive applications allow Canadians to quickly and easily personalize the information in a way that is relevant to them and their interests.

    Release date: 2024-04-05

  • Data Visualization: 14-20-00012019001
    Description: This interactive visualization application provides a comprehensive picture of the Canadian labour market using the most recent data from the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH). The estimates are seasonally adjusted and available by province and largest industrial sector. Historical estimates, going back 10 years, are also included. The interactive application allows users to quickly and easily explore and personalize the information presented. Combine multiple provinces and industrial sectors to create your own labour market domains of interest.
    Release date: 2024-03-28

  • Table: 36-10-0676-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Labour statistics consistent with the System of National Accounts (SNA), by industry, job category and work schedule.

    Release date: 2024-02-09

  • Table: 14-10-0385-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Number of persons in the labour force (employment and unemployment) and not in the labour force, unemployment rate, participation rate, and employment rate, by census metropolitan area, sex and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2024-01-05

  • Table: 33-10-0246-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Occupational groups that are most needed during the recovery period as reported by businesses, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code, business employment size, type of business and majority ownership.

    Release date: 2020-04-29

  • Table: 71-001-X
    Description:

    This publication provides the most current monthly labour market statistics. Each month, this publication contains a brief commentary highlighting recent developments in the Canadian labour market. It also includes a series of charts and tables on a variety of labour force characteristics, such as employment and unemployment for Canada, the provinces, metropolitan areas and economic regions.

    Note: The publication of Labour Force Information (71-001-X) is suspended until further notice.

    Release date: 2020-03-06

  • Table: 14-10-0272-01
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: This table contains 8 series, with data for years 1948 - 2009 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: United States ...) Components (8 items: Total population including armed forces overseas (raw); Total civilian employment; Civilian employment; agriculture; Civilian labor force ...).
    Release date: 2010-02-02

  • Table: 14-10-0273-01
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 1 series, with data for years 1900 - 1991 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: United States ...) Components (1 items: Total population including armed forces overseas (raw) ...).
    Release date: 2010-01-07
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  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202300600001
    Description: The Canadian Economic Tracker, released on May 16th 2023, is a new data visualization tool combining selected monthly indicators of economic activity from Statistics Canada’s Common Output Database Repository (CODR) into a unified, customizable interface. The Tracker includes six indicators: business openings and closures, employment and weekly earnings, job vacancies and vacancy rates, gross domestic product, the consumer price index, and the industrial product price index. Each data release for these series is automatically incorporated into the Tracker, ensuring that the statistics remain timely and up to date. This article is the first in a series which will uncover insights that can be collected from the Canadian Economic Tracker.
    Release date: 2023-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202300600005
    Description: The recent period of high inflation has prompted a number of studies examining its causes and consequences. Of particular interest if whether “greedflation”, the situation where businesses are taking the opportunity in a high inflationary environment to increase their prices above their underlying costs of production in order to garner higher profits. This article sheds light on this by investigating how labour costs (primarily wages and salaries), and non-labour costs (primarily returns to capital) are evolving relative to inflation.
    Release date: 2023-06-28

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202317937367
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2023-06-28

  • Journals and periodicals: 14-28-0001
    Description: Statistics Canada's Quality of Employment in Canada publication is intended to provide Canadians and Canadian organizations with a better understanding of quality of employment using an internationally-supported statistical framework. Quality of employment is approached as a multidimensional concept, characterized by different elements, which relate to human needs in various ways. To cover all relevant aspects, the framework identified seven dimensions and twelve sub-dimensions of quality of employment.
    Release date: 2023-06-13

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202233432995
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-11-30

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202114130963
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-05-21

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100300001
    Description: Analysts often use the unemployment and labour force participation rates as key indicators of the dynamism—or lack thereof—of the labour market, while some analysts want to know what percentage of jobs are part-time or temporary, or what percentage of workers are self-employed. One labour market indicator summarizes the influence of these five factors: the percentage of the population holding a paid job that is full-time and permanent.
    Release date: 2021-03-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202105529023
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-02-24

  • Journals and periodicals: 71-222-X
    Description:

    Labour Statistics at a Glance features short analytical articles on specific topics of interest related to Canada's labour market. The studies examine recent or historical trends using data produced by the Labour Statistics Division, i.e., the Labour Force Survey, the Survey of Employment Payrolls and Hours, the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, the Employment Insurance Coverage Survey and the Employment Insurance Statistics Program.

    Release date: 2019-10-28

  • Articles and reports: 75-004-M2019002
    Description:

    The "Annual review of the labour market" analyses recent trends on a yearly basis using data from a variety of sources such as the Labour Force Survey; the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours; the Employment Insurance Statistics Program; and the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey. The focus is on trends at the national level, although some selected trends will be examined at the provincial level.

    Release date: 2019-04-16
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-20-00012020004
    Description:

    This fact sheet offers a concise overview of updated—new or modified—content for the 2021 Census of Population that is specific to the theme of education, labour, commuting, and Veterans, which includes the following topics: education, labour market conditions, commuting to work, and Veteran and military service. The changes considered for these topics are explained, along with the resulting approach for 2021.

    Release date: 2020-07-20

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-559-G2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topics: Labour market activity and Unpaid work.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, data quality and historical comparability. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-06-10

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-559-G
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topics: Labour market activity and Unpaid work.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, data quality and historical comparability. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-06-10

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-559-P2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topics: Labour market activity and Unpaid work.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-04-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75-001-X19960042907
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The employment/population ratio is a good barometer of the state of the economy and an important though little-used labour market indicator. This article takes a look at the ratio's strengths and limitations, as well as its variation since 1946. Provincial and international comparisons are included.

    Release date: 1996-12-03
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