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

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

Unemployment rate: 9.0 per cent (10.2)

Employment rate: 59.1 per cent (58.0)

Participation rate: 65.0 per cent (64.6)

Number unemployed: 1,832,600 (2,046,900)

Number working: 18,469,900 (18,091,700)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 18.9 per cent (23.1)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 7.8 per cent (8.4)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 7.0 per cent (7.7)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 9, 2020 and was generated automatically.

The Canadian Press

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