Canada: Male unemployment

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 Canada

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 5.56
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 8.13
 Min - Max 5.41 - 12.02
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Canada during that period was 8.13 percent with a minimum of 5.41 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 12.02 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2023 is 5.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 6.41 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Canada - Male unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Male unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 21.64 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 5.28 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 5.26 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 5.56 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 10.56 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 65.18 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.43 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 61.14 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 69.32 2023 percent
 Self-employment 13.57 2022 percent
 Employment 20.28 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 5.20 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 141.73 Q3/2023 index points
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