July 15th, 2024

National employment numbers for June from Statistics Canada, at a glance


By The Canadian Press on July 5, 2024.

OTTAWA – A quick look at Canada’s June employment figures (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.4 per cent (6.2)

Employment rate: 61.1 per cent (61.3)

Participation rate: 65.3 per cent (65.4)

Number unemployed: 1,407,100 (1,365,100)

Number working: 20,516,400 (20,517,800)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 13.5 per cent (12.6)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.4 per cent (5.3)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.0 per cent (5.0)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 5, 2024.

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