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QuickStats: Facts and figures about employment in Canada in month of November

12/05/2014 08:46 EST | Updated 02/04/2015 05:59 EST
OTTAWA - A quick look at November unemployment (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.6 per cent (6.5)

Employment rate: 61.6 per cent (61.6)

Labour force participation rate: 66.0 per cent (66.0)

Number unemployed: 1,278,600 (1,258,800)

Number working: 17,957,900 (17,968,600)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: 13.0 per cent (12.6)

Men (25 plus) unemployment: 5.8 per cent (5.8)

Women (25 plus) unemployment: 5.2 per cent (5.1)