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National employment numbers for November from Statistics Canada, at a glance


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OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada’s November employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 5.8 per cent (5.7)

Employment rate: 61.8 per cent (61.9)

Participation rate: 65.6 per cent (65.6)

Number unemployed: 1,240,400 (1,229,400)

Number working: 20,312,500 (20,287,600)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 11.6 per cent (11.4)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.0 per cent (5.0)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 4.6 per cent (4.5)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 1, 2023.

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