Canada's unemployment rate fell to 5.9% in September

In September, unemployment in Canada was 5.9%, having decreased from 6% in August, Statistics Canada reported. September unemployment rate coincided with the forecasts of experts. Due to the increase in part-time work, the Canadian economy has added 63,330 jobs in September compared with August. Compared to the same month last year, the number of employees increased by 222 thousand. Employment reached 65.4%, having increased from 65.3% a month earlier. Such areas of the Canadian economy as construction, finance, insurance and real estate have shown employment growth.

08.10.2018
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