Canada: employment level 2000-2022

Total number of employed persons in Canada from 2000 to 2022

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Release date

January 2023



Survey time period

2000 to 2022

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

Figures represent the number of persons who, during the reference week, worked for pay or profit, or performed unpaid family work or had a job but were not at work due to own illness or disability, personal or family responsibilities, labour dispute, vacation, or other reason. Those persons on layoff and persons without work but who had a job to start at a definite date in the future are not considered employed. Adapted from Statistics Canada,, 2000 to 2022. This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

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