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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20193403587
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Public use microdata: 71M0001X
    Description:

    This public use microdata file (PUMF) contains non-aggregated data for a wide variety of variables collected from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). The LFS collects monthly information on the labour market activities of Canada's working age population. This product is for users who prefer to do their own analysis by focusing on specific subgroups in the population or by cross-classifying variables that are not in our catalogued products.

    This is a monthly file, and is available going back to 1976.

    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • 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: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0017-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0001)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    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 sex and detailed age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0017-02
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    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 sex and detailed age group. Data are presented for 24 months earlier, 12 months earlier and current month, as well as 24-month and year-over-year level change and percentage change.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0019-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0003)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    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 educational attainment, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0021-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0005)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Unemployment rate, participation rate, and employment rate by type of student during school months, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0022-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0007)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of persons in the labour force (employment and unemployment) and unemployment rate, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0026-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0011)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of employees by class of worker, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and sex, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0045-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0032)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of multiple jobholders by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06
Data (732)

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  • Public use microdata: 71M0001X
    Description:

    This public use microdata file (PUMF) contains non-aggregated data for a wide variety of variables collected from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). The LFS collects monthly information on the labour market activities of Canada's working age population. This product is for users who prefer to do their own analysis by focusing on specific subgroups in the population or by cross-classifying variables that are not in our catalogued products.

    This is a monthly file, and is available going back to 1976.

    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • 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: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0017-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0001)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    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 sex and detailed age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0017-02
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    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 sex and detailed age group. Data are presented for 24 months earlier, 12 months earlier and current month, as well as 24-month and year-over-year level change and percentage change.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0019-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0003)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    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 educational attainment, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0021-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0005)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Unemployment rate, participation rate, and employment rate by type of student during school months, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0022-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0007)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of persons in the labour force (employment and unemployment) and unemployment rate, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0026-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0011)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of employees by class of worker, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and sex, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0045-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0032)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of multiple jobholders by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • 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: 2019-12-06
Analysis (624)

Analysis (624) (580 to 590 of 624 results)

  • 581. Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994003127
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Between 1975 and 1993, part-time jobs grew much faster than full-time jobs. The article examines the labour market by looking at jobs rather than workers

    Release date: 1994-09-06

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994003155
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Having a second job is a growing phenomenon. Who are moonlighters and why do they moonlight? The characteristics of moonlighters and the work patterns of their second jobs are discussed.

    Release date: 1994-09-06

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19940034616
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    An up-to-date look at the labour market and other economic indicators for the first six months of 1994.

    Release date: 1994-09-06

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1994002136
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The sluggish employment situation of lone mothers is examined in terms of their marital status.

    Release date: 1994-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199400235
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A look at the recent decline in the labour force participation rates of women by age.

    Release date: 1994-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199400110
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In recent years, the labour force participation of youths has fallen dramatically. This note explores the labour market conditions for youths both in and out of school and the labour force.

    Release date: 1994-03-02

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19940014614
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The slow economic recovery of the first half of 1993 picked up speed in the fall. Although the labour market was volatile throughout the year, employment grew by 1.2% and the unemployment rate remained high, at 11.2%.

    Release date: 1994-03-02

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1993004118
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The transition from school to work can be difficult, particularly for young people who leave high school without graduating. This study looks at the labour market and income situation of 18 to 20 year-old school leavers.

    Release date: 1993-12-07

  • 589. A recession for whom? Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X199300420
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Changing economic conditions affect some industries more than others.

    Release date: 1993-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199300216
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A note on changing employment patterns by industry sector over the last three decades in ten industrialized countries.

    Release date: 1993-06-08
Reference (51)

Reference (51) (20 to 30 of 51 results)

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M1993009
    Description:

    This paper presents an analysis of the questions in the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) relating to supervision and management. It uses data collected in January 1993.

    Release date: 1995-12-30

  • 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

  • Classification: 12-565-X
    Description:

    The Standard Occupational Classification provides a systematic classification structure to identify and categorize the entire range of occupational activity in Canada. This up-to-date classification is based upon, and easily related to, the National Occupational Classification. It consists of 10 broad occupational categories which are subdivided into major groups, minor groups and unit groups. Definitions and occupational titles are provided for each unit group. An alphabetical index of the occupational titles classified to the unit group level is also included.

    Release date: 1993-08-23

  • 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

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 1713
    Description: The objective of this program is to provide data on employment (number of employees, wages and salaries) in the public sector, i.e. the federal, provincial, territorial and local general governments, health and social service institutions, universities, colleges, vocational and trade institutions, school boards, and government business enterprises.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2603
    Description: This survey is an establishment census survey designed to gather data on employment, payrolls and paid-hours from larger employers (companies or establishments of 20 or more employees).

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2606
    Description: The Help-wanted Index measures changes in the demand for labour relative to a base-year.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2612
    Description: The Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours provides a monthly portrait of the amount of earnings, as well as the number of jobs (i.e., occupied positions) and hours worked by detailed industry at the national, provincial and territorial levels.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2939
    Description: This survey is conducted to collect statistical information on employment trends in information technology (IT) occupations.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2946
    Description: The Employment Dynamics is a compilation of statistical tables on employment, payroll and the number of businesses with employees for Canada, the provinces and territories.
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