Canada - Wage & Salaries

Canada: Wage & Salaries

Unit Ths. CAD, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 4.48 %
Data Mar 2020 82,414,183
Feb 2020 86,283,839

Series Information

Source Statistics Canada
Release Wages Salaries and Supplementary Labor Income (CANSIM)
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 1/31/1997
End Date 3/31/2020

Canada: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Agriculture Employment May 2020 277.2 279.5 Ths. persons, SA Monthly
Labor Force May 2020 19,093 18,603 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Labor Force Employment May 2020 16,474 16,184 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Total Employment May 2020 16,474 16,184 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Unemployment May 2020 2,619 2,418 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Unemployment Rate May 2020 13.7 13 %, SA Monthly
Wage & Salaries Mar 2020 82,414,183 86,283,839 Ths. CAD, SA Monthly

Release Information

Statistics Canada provides statistics that help Canadians better understand their country, with data on population, resources, economy, society and culture. In short, they are often referred to as Statcan. Statcan is legislated to serve as Canada's central statistical agency for the whole of Canada and each of the provinces. Statcan's key socioeconomic database is called CANSIM. CANSIM is updated daily, but the data in the table here are only updated annually.

The data listed here in the Wages, Salaries, and Supplementary Labor Income comes from Table 382-0006, Survey 2602.

Statcan has various forms of obtaining information. A census is conducted every five years and there are about 350 active surveys on virtually all aspects of Canadian life.

Click the link below for detailed information on the methodology of survey 7502 from the source:

Survey 2602

Data is subject to revision.

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