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Canadian Unemployment at 9.4%

February 5 2021 - Statistics Canada reported that employment fell by 213,000 part-time jobs in January. These were mainly in Ontario and Quebec and largely due to Covid measures. Compared with February 2020, part-time employment was down 12.2% (435,000 people) in January while full-time employment was down 2.7% (423,000 people) over the same period.

Self-employment was down 7.00% (200,000 people) in January compared with February 2020.

The unemployment rate rose by 0.6% to 9.4%. It had reached 13.7% at its worst in May, compared with 5.6% in February 2020.

Employment fell in Ontario, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Employment rose in Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and remained steady elsewhere during the month.

Seasonally adjusted, unemployment rates vary from 12.8% (Newfoundland and Labrador) to 7.2% (Saskatchewan). (Quebec).

Rates for provinces were (previous month in brackets):

  • Newfoundland and Labrador 12.8% (12.6%)
  • Prince Edward Island 7.9% (9.9%)
  • Nova Scotia 8.3% (8.8%)
  • New Brunswick 8.8% (9.6%)
  • Quebec 8.8% (6.8%)
  • Ontario 10.2% (9.6%)
  • Manitoba 8.0% (8.3%)
  • Saskatchewan 7.2% (8.0%)
  • Alberta 10.7% (11.1%)
  • British Columbia 8.0% (7.2%)

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