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Job vacancies in Canada, QI 2017 – Rose by 17.5%

Job vacancies rose by 58,000 (+17.5%) from the first quarter of 2016 to 388,000 in the first quarter of 2017. Over that same period, the job vacancy rate increased 0.4 percentage points to 2.5%. This was the second consecutive year-over-year increase in the number of vacancies and the job vacancy rate.

All comparisons are on a year-over-year basis, unless otherwise specified.

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Number of job vacancies, first quarter of 2015 to first quarter of 2017, Canada

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  The Daily — Job vacancies, first quarter 2017


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