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Job Vacancy in Canada – The lowest job vacancy rates were in Quebec

Job vacancy rates across Canada

The territories had the highest job vacancy rates in Canada, led by Yukon at 5.1%. The provinces with the highest rates were Alberta and New Brunswick (both at 3.4%). Quebec, at 2.1%, had the lowest job vacancy rate, followed by Newfoundland and Labrador (2.4%) and Manitoba (2.5%).

The job vacancy rate refers to the share of jobs that are unfilled out of all payroll jobs available. It represents the number of job vacancies expressed as a percentage of labour demand; that is, the sum of all occupied and vacant jobs.

Chart 1  Job vacancy rate by province and territory, second quarter 2015

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Of the 10 economic regions with the highest job vacancy rates, 8 were in the western provinces and Yukon, while 8 of the 10 economic regions with the lowest job vacancy rates were in Quebec. There are 76 economic regions in Canada.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at The Daily — Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, second quarter 2015

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