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, unless otherwise indicated.
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Employment (thousand)

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Sep 10, 2021
On a year-over-year basis, employment increased by 128,100, or 6.0% in August 2021. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 957,800, or 5.3%. Part-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, increasing 8.8% compared to August 2020, while full-time employment increased by 5.4% over the same period.