Canada - Wage & Salaries

Canada: Wage & Salaries

Unit Ths. CAD, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 2.02 %
Data Sep 2020 85,656,294
Aug 2020 83,962,751

Series Information

Source Statistics Canada
Release Wages Salaries and Supplementary Labor Income (CANSIM)
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 1/31/1997
End Date 9/30/2020

Canada: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Agriculture Employment Jan 2021 271.3 277.8 Ths. persons, SA Monthly
Labor Force Jan 2021 20,171 20,258 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Labor Force Employment Jan 2021 18,272 18,484 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Total Employment Jan 2021 18,272 18,484 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Unemployment Jan 2021 1,899 1,773 Ths. #, SA Monthly
Unemployment Rate Jan 2021 9.4 8.8 %, SA Monthly
Wage & Salaries Sep 2020 85,656,294 83,962,751 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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