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Facts and figures about Canadian employment in November, by category

OTTAWA – A quick look at November employment (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.8 per cent (7.0)

Employment rate: 61.2 per cent (61.2)

Labour force participation rate: 65.6 per cent (65.8)

Number unemployed: 1,326,900 (1,365,000)

Number working: 18,171,300 (18,160,600)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 12.9 per cent (13.0)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 6.4 per cent (6.7)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.1 per cent (5.2)