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

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

Unemployment rate: 8.9 per cent (9.0)

Employment rate: 59.4 per cent (59.1)

Participation rate: 65.2 per cent (65.0)

Number unemployed: 1,816,800 (1,832,600)

Number working: 18,553,500 (18,469,900)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 18.8 per cent (18.9)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 7.8 per cent (7.8)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 6.8 per cent (7.0)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 6, 2020 and was generated automatically.

The Canadian Press

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