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71-001-X
Labour Force Information
71-607-X2017001
Labour Market Indicators, by province and census metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted
71-607-X2017002
Labour Market Indicators, by province, territory and economic region, unadjusted for seasonality
71-526-X
Methodology of the Canadian Labour Force Survey
71-587-X
Aboriginal Peoples Living Off-reserve in Western Canada: Estimates from the Labour Force Survey
71-588-X
The Aboriginal Labour Force Analysis Series
71-606-X
The Immigrant Labour Force Analysis Series
71F0031X
Improvements to the Labour Force Survey (LFS)
71M0001X
Labour Force Survey Microdata File
75-004-M
Labour Statistics: Research Papers
75-005-M
Labour Statistics: Technical Papers

Tables

14-10-0190-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0029)
Work absence of full-time employees by geography, annual
14-10-0191-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0030)
Work absence of full-time employees by industry, annual
14-10-0193-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0032)
Work absence of full-time employees by age group, annual
14-10-0194-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0033)
Work absence of full-time employees by sex and presence of children, annual
14-10-0195-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0034)
Work absence of full-time employees by job tenure, annual
14-10-0196-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0035)
Work absence of full-time employees by public and private sector, annual
14-10-0197-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0036)
Work absence of full-time employees by educational attainment, annual
14-10-0198-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0037)
Work absence of full-time employees by establishment size, annual
14-10-0199-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0038)
Work absence of full-time employees by job permanency, annual
14-10-0200-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0039)
Work absence of full-time employees by union coverage, annual
14-10-0285-01 (formerly CANSIM table 279-0040)
Work absence of full-time employees by occupation, annual
14-10-0017-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0001)
Labour force characteristics by sex and detailed age group, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0017-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0001)
Labour force characteristics by province, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0018-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0002)
Labour force characteristics by sex and detailed age group, annual
14-10-0019-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0003)
Labour force characteristics by educational attainment, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0020-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0004)
Unemployment rate, participation rate and employment rate by educational attainment, annual
14-10-0021-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0005)
Unemployment rate, participation rate, and employment rate by type of student during school months, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0286-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0006)
Unemployment rate and employment rate by type of student during summer months, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality, last 5 months
14-10-0286-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0006)
Labour force characteristics by type of student during summer months, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0286-03 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0006)
Labour force characteristics by province and type of student during summer months, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0022-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0007)
Labour force characteristics by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0023-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0008)
Labour force characteristics by industry, annual
14-10-0026-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0011)
Employment by class of worker, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0027-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0012)
Employment by class of worker, annual
14-10-0028-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0013)
Part-time employment by reason, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0029-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0014)
Part-time employment by reason, annual
14-10-0030-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0015)
Usual hours worked by job type (main or all jobs), monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0031-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0016)
Usual hours worked by job type (main or all jobs), annual
14-10-0032-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0017)
Actual hours worked by job type (main or all jobs), monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0033-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0018)
Actual hours worked by job type (main or all jobs), annual
14-10-0034-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0019)
Usual hours worked by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0035-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0020)
Usual hours worked by industry, annual
14-10-0036-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0021)
Actual hours worked by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0037-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0022)
Actual hours worked by industry, annual
14-10-0042-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0027)
Average usual and actual hours worked in a reference week by type of work (full- and part-time), monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0043-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0028)
Average usual and actual hours worked in a reference week by type of work (full- and part-time), annual
14-10-0044-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0031)
Multiple jobholders by industry, annual
14-10-0045-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0032)
Multiple jobholders by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0048-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0035)
Multiple jobholders by usual hours worked at all jobs, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0048-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0035)
Multiple jobholders by usual hours worked at main job, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0049-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0036)
Multiple jobholders by usual hours worked at all jobs, annual
14-10-0049-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0036)
Multiple jobholders by usual hours worked at main job, annual
14-10-0050-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0037)
Job tenure by type of work (full- and part-time), monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0051-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0038)
Job tenure by type of work (full- and part-time), annual
14-10-0054-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0041)
Job tenure by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0055-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0042)
Job tenure by industry, annual
14-10-0056-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0047)
Duration of unemployment, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0057-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0048)
Duration of unemployment, annual
14-10-0058-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0049)
Unemployment by type of work sought and search method, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0059-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0050)
Unemployment by type of work sought and search method, annual
14-10-0060-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0051)
Retirement age by class of worker, annual
14-10-0063-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0071)
Employee wages by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0064-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0072)
Employee wages by industry, annual
14-10-0065-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0073)
Employee wages by job permanency and union coverage, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0066-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0074)
Employee wages by job permanency and union coverage, annual
14-10-0067-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0075)
Employment by establishment size, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0068-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0076)
Employment by establishment size, annual
14-10-0069-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0077)
Union coverage by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0070-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0078)
Union coverage by industry, annual
14-10-0071-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0079)
Job permanency (permanent and temporary) by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0072-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0080)
Job permanency (permanent and temporary) by industry, annual
14-10-0075-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0083)
Employees working overtime (weekly) by industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0076-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0084)
Employees working overtime (weekly) by industry, annual
14-10-0077-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0085)
Supplementary unemployment rates, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0078-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0086)
Supplementary unemployment rates, annual
14-10-0287-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0087)
Labour force characteristics, monthly, seasonally adjusted and trend-cycle, last 5 months
14-10-0287-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0087)
Labour force characteristics by age group, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0287-03 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0087)
Labour force characteristics by province, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0355-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0088)
Employment by industry, monthly, seasonally adjusted and unadjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0088)
Employment by industry, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0288-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0089)
Employment by class of worker, monthly, seasonally adjusted and unadjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0288-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0089)
Employment by class of worker, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0289-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0092)
Actual hours worked at main job by industry, monthly, seasonally adjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0289-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0092)
Actual hours worked at main job by industry, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0291-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0094)
Labour force characteristics by industry, monthly, seasonally adjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0291-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0094)
Labour force characteristics by industry, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0081-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0095)
Unemployment rate, participation rate, and employment rate by type of student during school months, annual
14-10-0292-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0100)
Labour force characteristics by territory, three-month moving average, seasonally adjusted and unadjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0292-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0100)
Labour force characteristics by territory, three-month moving average, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0082-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0101)
Labour force characteristics by immigrant status, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0083-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0102)
Labour force characteristics by immigrant status, annual
14-10-0084-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0103)
Labour force characteristics of immigrants by sex and age group, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0085-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0104)
Labour force characteristics of immigrants by sex and age group, annual
14-10-0086-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0105)
Labour force characteristics of immigrants by educational attainment, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0087-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0106)
Labour force characteristics of immigrants by educational attainment, annual
14-10-0088-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0107)
Labour force characteristics of immigrants by country of birth, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0089-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0108)
Labour force characteristics of immigrants by country of birth, annual
14-10-0293-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0122)
Labour force characteristics by economic region, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality, last 5 months
14-10-0293-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0122)
Labour force characteristics by economic region, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0090-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0123)
Labour force characteristics by province, territory and economic region, annual
14-10-0091-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0124)
Employment by industry, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality, provinces and economic regions
14-10-0092-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0125)
Employment by industry, annual, provinces and economic regions
14-10-0095-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0128)
Labour force characteristics by census metropolitan area, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0096-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0129)
Labour force characteristics by census metropolitan area, annual
14-10-0097-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0130)
Employment by industry, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality, census metropolitan areas
14-10-0098-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0131)
Employment by industry, annual, census metropolitan areas
14-10-0102-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0134)
Labour force characteristics by census agglomeration, annual
14-10-0294-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0135)
Labour force characteristics by census metropolitan area, three-month moving average, seasonally adjusted and unadjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0294-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0135)
Labour force characteristics by census metropolitan area, three-month moving average, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0295-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0136)
Labour force characteristics by Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver census metropolitan areas, seasonally adjusted and unadjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0295-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0136)
Labour force characteristics by Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver census metropolitan areas, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0105-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0137)
Employment and unemployment rate, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality, population centres and rural areas
14-10-0106-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0138)
Employment and unemployment rate, annual, population centres and rural areas
14-10-0107-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0139)
Employment by class of worker and industry, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality, population centres and rural areas
14-10-0108-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0140)
Employment by class of worker and industry, annual, population centres and rural areas
14-10-0296-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0141)
Labour force characteristics by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0297-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0142)
Labour force characteristics by occupation, annual
14-10-0298-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0143)
Usual hours worked by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0299-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0144)
Usual hours worked by occupation, annual
14-10-0300-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0145)
Actual hours worked by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0301-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0146)
Actual hours worked by occupation, annual
14-10-0302-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0147)
Multiple jobholders by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0303-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0148)
Multiple jobholders by occupation, annual
14-10-0304-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0149)
Job tenure by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0305-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0150)
Job tenure by occupation, annual
14-10-0306-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0151)
Employee wages by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0307-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0152)
Employee wages by occupation, annual
14-10-0308-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0153)
Employees working overtime (weekly) by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0309-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0154)
Employees working overtime (weekly) by occupation, annual
14-10-0310-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0155)
Employment by occupation, monthly, seasonally adjusted, last 5 months
14-10-0310-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0155)
Employment by occupation, monthly, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0311-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0156)
Employment by economic regions and occupation, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0312-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0157)
Employment by economic regions and occupation, annual
14-10-0313-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0158)
Employment by census metropolitan areas and occupation, three-month moving average, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0314-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0159)
Employment by census metropolitan areas and occupation, annual
14-10-0315-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0160)
Weekly wage distributions by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0316-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0161)
Weekly wage distributions by occupation, annual
14-10-0317-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0162)
Hourly wage distributions by occupation, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0318-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0163)
Hourly wage distributions by occupation, annual
14-10-0319-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0164)
Union status by occupation
14-10-0104-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0165)
Employment by Aboriginal group and occupation
14-10-0363-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0166)
Employment by Aboriginal group and occupation, selected provinces and regions
14-10-0320-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0167)
Average usual hours and wages by selected characteristics, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality, last 5 months
14-10-0320-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0167)
Average usual hours and wages by selected characteristics, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0354-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0168)
Regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance program, three-month moving average, seasonally adjusted
14-10-0109-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0200)
Weekly wage distributions by type of work, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0110-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0201)
Weekly wage distributions by type of work, annual
14-10-0113-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0204)
Hourly wage distributions by type of work, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0114-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0205)
Hourly wage distributions by type of work, annual
14-10-0117-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0208)
Labour force characteristics by educational degree, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0118-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0209)
Labour force characteristics by educational degree, annual
14-10-0119-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0210)
Labour force characteristics by family age composition, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0120-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0211)
Labour force characteristics by family age composition, annual
14-10-0121-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0212)
Hours lost by reason of absence, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0122-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0213)
Hours lost by reason of absence, annual
14-10-0123-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0214)
Activity prior to unemployment, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0124-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0215)
Activity prior to unemployment, annual
14-10-0125-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0216)
Reason for leaving job during previous year, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0126-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0217)
Reason for leaving job during previous year, annual
14-10-0127-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0218)
Reason for not looking for work, monthly, unadjusted for seasonality
14-10-0128-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0219)
Reason for not looking for work, annual
14-10-0129-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0220)
Union status by geography
14-10-0130-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0221)
Union status by education level
14-10-0132-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0223)
Union status by industry
14-10-0133-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0224)
Union status by establishment size
14-10-0134-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0225)
Average weekly earnings, average hourly wage rate and average usual weekly hours by union status, annual
14-10-0364-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0226)
Labour force characteristics by province, region and Aboriginal group
14-10-0365-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0227)
Labour force characteristics by region and detailed Aboriginal group
14-10-0359-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0228)
Labour force characteristics by Aboriginal group and educational attainment
14-10-0366-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0229)
Employment by Aboriginal group and industry
14-10-0367-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0230)
Employment by geography, Aboriginal group and industry
14-10-0370-01 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0233)
Average hourly and weekly wages and average usual weekly hours by Aboriginal group

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Summary tables

Note

Effective June 4, 2018, all but two summary tables were discontinued:

Canada: Economic and financial data

Latest statistics

Links to the table replacements are provided below.

  • Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) was replaced by table 14-10-0320-02.
  • Days lost per worker by industry and sex was replaced by table 14-10-0191-01.
  • People employed, by educational attainment was replaced by table 14-10-0020-01.
  • Reasons for part-time work by sex and age group was replaced by table 14-10-0029-01.
  • Self-employment, historical summary was replaced by table 14-10-0027-01.
  • Employment by age, sex, type of work, class of worker and province (monthly) was replaced by table 14-10-0288-02.
  • Actual hours worked per week by industry, seasonally adjusted (monthly) was replaced by table 14-10-0289-02.
  • Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by territory (3 month moving average) was replaced by table 14-10-0292-01.
  • Employment by industry and sex was replaced by table 14-10-0023-01.
  • Full-time and part-time employment by sex and age group was replaced by table 14-10-0018-01.
  • Labour force characteristics by age and sex was replaced by table 14-10-0018-01.
  • Labour force characteristics by immigrant status of population aged 25 to 54, and by educational attainment was replaced by table 14-10-0087-01.
  • Labour force characteristics by immigrant status, by detailed age group was replaced by table 14-10-0085-01.
  • Labour force characteristics by immigrant status of population aged 25 to 54, by country of birth was replaced by table 14-10-0089-01.
  • Days lost per worker due to illness or disability, by sex, by province was replaced by table 14-10-0190-01.
  • Employment by industry was replaced by table 14-10-0023-01.
  • Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly) was replaced by table 14-10-0287-03.
  • Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by province (monthly) was replaced by table 14-10-0017-02.
  • Labour force, employment and unemployment, levels and rates, by province was replaced by table 14-10-0018-01.
  • Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) was replaced by summary table Canada: Economic and financial data.
  • Days lost per worker by reason, by provinces was replaced by table 14-10-0190-01.
  • Labour force characteristics, seasonally adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) was replaced by table 14-10-0294-02.
  • Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by economic region (3 month moving average) was replaced by table 14-10-0293-02.
  • Distribution of employed people, by industry, by province was replaced by table 14-10-0023-01.
  • Employment by major industry group, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly) was replaced by table 14-10-0355-02.
  • Labour force characteristics was replaced by table 14-10-0037-01.
  • Labour force characteristics, unadjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) was replaced by table 14-10-0294-01.
  • Labour force characteristics, population 15 years and older, by census metropolitan area was replaced by table 14-10-0096-01.
  • Labour force characteristics, population 15 years and older, by economic region, by province was replaced by table 14-10-0090-01.
  • Labour force characteristics by sex and age group was replaced by table 14-10-0018-01.
  • Labour force characteristics by immigrant status of population aged 25 to 54, by province was replaced by table 14-10-0083-01.
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