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Job Report in Canada, May 2016 – Employment was little changed in May (+14,000 or +0.1%)

Employment was little changed in May (+14,000 or +0.1%). With fewer people searching for work, the unemployment rate declined 0.2 percentage points to 6.9%, the lowest rate since July 2015.

Full-time employment rose by 61,000 in May. This increase was largely offset by a decline of 47,000 in part-time work.

In the 12 months to May, employment increased by 109,000 or 0.6%, the result of gains in full-time work. Over the same period, the number of hours worked grew by 0.8%.

Chart Unemployment rate

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In May, employment increased for both men and women aged 55 and older, while it fell for youths aged 15 to 24. There was little change among the other demographic groups.

Provincially, employment rose in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and Prince Edward Island, while it decreased in Alberta and Nova Scotia.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  The Daily — Labour Force Survey, May 2016

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