Canada: most common reasons for unemployment 2018

Number of unemployed persons in Canada in 2018, by reason for unemployment during previous year (in 1,000s)

Canada: most common reasons for unemployment 2018 This statistic shows the number of people who left or lost their job for various reasons in Canada in 2018. In 2018, around 807,100 people in Canada were permanently laid off.
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Number of unemployed persons in Canada in 2018, by reason for unemployment during previous year (in 1,000s)

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Reason for leaving jobNumber of unemployed persons in thousands
Have not worked in last year 7,608.5
Never worked1,969.4
Permanent layoff 807.1
Going to school 476.8
Retired 251.2
Dissatisfied 160.2
Own illness or disability 123.4
Personal or family reasons 112.7
Other reasons 79.9
Temporary layoff 43.7
Reason for leaving jobNumber of unemployed persons in thousands
Have not worked in last year 7,608.5
Never worked1,969.4
Permanent layoff 807.1
Going to school 476.8
Retired 251.2
Dissatisfied 160.2
Own illness or disability 123.4
Personal or family reasons 112.7
Other reasons 79.9
Temporary layoff 43.7
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This statistic shows the number of people who left or lost their job for various reasons in Canada in 2018. In 2018, around 807,100 people in Canada were permanently laid off.
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