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  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2020009
    Description:

    This dashboard presents selected data that are relevant for monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on economic activity in Canada. It includes data on a range of monthly indicators - real GDP, consumer prices, the unemployment rate, merchandise exports and imports, retail sales, hours worked and manufacturing sales -- as well as monthly data on aircraft movements, railway carloadings, and travel between Canada and other countries.

    Estimates are presented from January 2019 to the current reference month for each data series. The information will be updated continuously as new data becomes available, and additional series may be added to the dashboard as circumstances warrant.

    To support the analysis of time series movements in the data, the dashboard reports changes in each series on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis. For most of the variables reported, information on cumulative changes in the data both prior and subsequent to the end of 2019 is also presented by indexing the level estimates to December 2019, as depicted in the accompanying charts.

    Release date: 2021-07-15

  • Table: 14-10-0058-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0049)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of unemployed persons by type of work sought and seach method, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0077-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0085)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Supplementary unemployment rates by sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0123-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0214)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of unemployed persons by activity prior to unemployment, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0125-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0216)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of unemployed persons and persons not in the labour force by reason for leaving job during previous year, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0342-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Number of unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, sex and age group, last 5 months.

    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0354-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0168)
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance program, by effective date, current month.

    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0361-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0104)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Unemployment rates of population aged 15 and over, by educational attainment, Canada. This table is included in Section E: Transitions and outcomes: Labour market outcomes of the Pan Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). PCEIP draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, and labour market outcomes. The program presents indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. PCEIP is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2021-03-19

  • Table: 14-10-0362-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0105)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Unemployment rates of 25- to 29-year-olds, by educational attainment, Canada and jurisdictions. This table is included in Section E: Transitions and outcomes: Labour market outcomes of the Pan Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). PCEIP draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, and labour market outcomes. The program presents indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. PCEIP is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2021-03-19

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100200002
    Description:

    This Insights article examines the degree to which workers who lost their job in 2009 started a business, changed regions, went back to school or began a registered apprenticeship in 2010, the year following job loss. The analysis combines the 2001 Census of Population with Statistics Canada’s Longitudinal Worker File and Registered Apprenticeship Information System.

    Release date: 2021-02-24
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  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2020009
    Description:

    This dashboard presents selected data that are relevant for monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on economic activity in Canada. It includes data on a range of monthly indicators - real GDP, consumer prices, the unemployment rate, merchandise exports and imports, retail sales, hours worked and manufacturing sales -- as well as monthly data on aircraft movements, railway carloadings, and travel between Canada and other countries.

    Estimates are presented from January 2019 to the current reference month for each data series. The information will be updated continuously as new data becomes available, and additional series may be added to the dashboard as circumstances warrant.

    To support the analysis of time series movements in the data, the dashboard reports changes in each series on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis. For most of the variables reported, information on cumulative changes in the data both prior and subsequent to the end of 2019 is also presented by indexing the level estimates to December 2019, as depicted in the accompanying charts.

    Release date: 2021-07-15

  • Table: 14-10-0058-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0049)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of unemployed persons by type of work sought and seach method, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0077-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0085)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Supplementary unemployment rates by sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0123-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0214)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of unemployed persons by activity prior to unemployment, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0125-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0216)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of unemployed persons and persons not in the labour force by reason for leaving job during previous year, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0342-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Number of unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, sex and age group, last 5 months.

    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0354-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0168)
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance program, by effective date, current month.

    Release date: 2021-07-09

  • Table: 14-10-0361-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0104)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Unemployment rates of population aged 15 and over, by educational attainment, Canada. This table is included in Section E: Transitions and outcomes: Labour market outcomes of the Pan Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). PCEIP draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, and labour market outcomes. The program presents indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. PCEIP is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2021-03-19

  • Table: 14-10-0362-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0105)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Unemployment rates of 25- to 29-year-olds, by educational attainment, Canada and jurisdictions. This table is included in Section E: Transitions and outcomes: Labour market outcomes of the Pan Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). PCEIP draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, and labour market outcomes. The program presents indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. PCEIP is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2021-03-19

  • Table: 14-10-0078-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0086)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Supplementary unemployment rates by sex and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2021-01-26
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  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100200002
    Description:

    This Insights article examines the degree to which workers who lost their job in 2009 started a business, changed regions, went back to school or began a registered apprenticeship in 2010, the year following job loss. The analysis combines the 2001 Census of Population with Statistics Canada’s Longitudinal Worker File and Registered Apprenticeship Information System.

    Release date: 2021-02-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020028
    Description:

    This infographic presents new measures of labour market participation developed to help measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian labour market.

    Release date: 2020-04-09

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019012
    Description:

    This infographic examines the activities during the 12 months prior to September 2018 for 15- to 29-year-olds who were not in employment, education or training (NEET) in that month. The analysis is based on the one-time addition of questions on this topic to the Labour Force Survey in September 2018. At that time, 11.3% of young Canadians between 15 and 29 were NEET.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Articles and reports: 71-222-X2019001
    Description:

    This article examines the activities during the 12 months prior to September 2018 for 15- to 29-year-olds who were not in employment, education or training (NEET) in that month. The analysis is based on the one-time addition of questions on this topic to the Labour Force Survey in September 2018. At that time, 11.3% of young Canadians between 15 and 29 were NEET.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2018408
    Description:

    This paper investigates the effect of unemployment on life satisfaction from a comparative perspective. It also tests whether the link between unemployment and life satisfaction is moderated or reinforced by contextual unemployment across regions within a country—either through a negative spillover or a positive social-norm effect, or both.

    Release date: 2018-07-31

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018015
    Description:

    This infographic presents data from the Labour Force Survey and the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey relating to unemployment and job vacancies. The data are reported as annual averages for 2017.

    Release date: 2018-05-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2017076
    Description:

    Despite a long-standing interest in labour mobility among researchers and policy makers, relatively little has been known about the barriers impeding the mobility of unemployed Canadians. Using data from the 2016 General Social Survey, this study informs this discussion. It provides, for the first time in Canada, representative survey-based information on barriers to labour mobility collected directly from unemployed individuals aged 15 to 64 who were not students.

    Release date: 2017-11-17

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201700154878
    Description:

    This study provides additional insight into labour demand and supply based on the joint availability of job vacancy and unemployment data over the past two years (2015 and 2016). Specifically, it uses data from the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS) and Labour Force Survey (LFS) to answer the following questions: To what extent are job vacancies and unemployment related? What can the unemployment-to-job-vacancy ratio tell us? To what extent do occupations differ in their relative degree of being slack (more workers than jobs) or tight (more jobs than workers)? How does the unemployment-to-job-vacancy ratio differ by education level?

    Release date: 2017-11-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2016003
    Geography: Census metropolitan area
    Description:

    The infographic, entitled TORONTO. Your city. Your facts. Take a look!, is designed to inform readers about Statistics Canada survey collection in the Toronto and surrounding areas by presenting a selection of household survey data for the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto. The purpose of this infographic is to encourage residents in the Toronto and surrounding areas to participate in Statistics Canada's surveys when they are selected.

    Release date: 2016-03-16

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114155
    Description:

    Using data from the Longitudinal Administrative Databank (LAD), this study examines whether the expected retirement age varies according to the unemployment rate of the economic region. In addition, the study verifies if the relationship between the unemployment rate of the economic region and the probability of permanent retirement remains when other factors are accounted for.

    Release date: 2015-04-22
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11F0019M1995083
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper examines the robustness of a measure of the average complete duration of unemployment in Canada to a host of assumptions used in its derivation. In contrast to the average incomplete duration of unemployment, which is a lagging cyclical indicator, this statistic is a coincident indicator of the business cycle. The impact of using a steady state as opposed to a non steady state assumption, as well as the impact of various corrections for response bias are explored. It is concluded that a non steady state estimator would be a valuable compliment to the statistics on unemployment duration that are currently released by many statistical agencies, and particularly Statistics Canada.

    Release date: 1995-12-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75-001-X1992004140
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study illustrates quarterly trends in unemployment rates based on alternative measures. By all of the indicators studies there was an overall increase in unemployment during the early 1990s.

    Release date: 1992-12-01
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