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QuickStats: Facts and figures about employment in Canada in month of June

OTTAWA – A quick look at June unemployment (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.8 per cent (6.8)

Employment rate: 61.3 per cent (61.4)

Labour force participation rate: 65.8 per cent (65.9)

Number unemployed: 1,303,900 (1,307,600)

Number working: 17,947,400 (17,953,800)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: 12.9 per cent (13.2)

Men (25 plus) unemployment: 6.1 per cent (6.1)

Women (25 plus) unemployment: 5.3 per cent (5.2)