Canada: most common reasons for not looking for work 2018

Most common reasons for not looking for work in Canada in 2018, by number of disengaged workers (in 1,000s)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Canada: most common reasons for not looking for work 2018 The statistic shows the most common reasons for job searchers in Canada to stop looking for work in 2018, by number of workers exiting the labor force this way. In 2018, about 21,300 thousand Canadians who were eligible to work were discouraged by the present job situation and stopped looking for a job.
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Most common reasons for not looking for work in Canada in 2018, by number of disengaged workers (in 1,000s)

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Number of persons in thousands
Illness85.9
Other85.6
School85.3
Personal/family responsibilities65
Awaiting recall/reply28
Discouraged21.3
Number of persons in thousands
Illness85.9
Other85.6
School85.3
Personal/family responsibilities65
Awaiting recall/reply28
Discouraged21.3
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
The statistic shows the most common reasons for job searchers in Canada to stop looking for work in 2018, by number of workers exiting the labor force this way. In 2018, about 21,300 thousand Canadians who were eligible to work were discouraged by the present job situation and stopped looking for a job.
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