Employment rate

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Methodology

The employment rate is the percentage of working-age people who have jobs. It is a ration of the total employed population over the total number of people aged 15 and more.

The data provided by Statistics Canada is monthly and deseasonalized; this eliminates the impact of seasonal variations and makes it possible to compare data throughout the year.

Methodology

The employment rate is the percentage of working-age people who have jobs. It is a ration of the total employed population over the total number of people aged 15 and more.

The data for the 5 census metropolitan areas (CMA) provided monthly by the Statistics Canada is deseasonalized. It eliminates the impact of seasonal variations thus making it possible to compare data throughout the year.