Employment
The number of people who worked for pay or profit, performed unpaid domestic work, or had a job but were not able to work due to legitimate absence. For this indicator seasonally adjusted estimates are shown.
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Employment (thousand)

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Employment (thousand)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
Employment (thousand)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Feb 5, 2021
On a year-over-year basis, employment decreased by 79,600 , or -3.5% in January 2021. Over the same period, Canada's employment decreased by 834,100, or 4.4%. Full-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, decreasing 4.2% compared to January 2020, while part-time employment decreased by 0.3% over the same period.