Canada Sept average weekly earnings +6.9% vs +7.91% y/y prior

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

Sept payroll employment, earnings and hours report from Canada

Canada Sept average weekly earnings
  • Average wages little changed at $1,111 per week with pandemic losses more concentrated among lower-paid workers
  • Payroll employment +337K in Sept
  • Payroll employment -1.2m since Feb
  • Total employment rose 378K and is -720K since Feb
  • Hours worked +1.6% in Sept
This is old data as Statistics Canada already released the October jobs report, which showed 83.6K jobs versus 75.0K expected. Unemployment fell to 8.9% from 9.0%.

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