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

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

Unemployment rate: 6.9 per cent (6.9)

Number unemployed: 1,325,000 (1,325,000)

Number working: 17,793,900 (17,780,700)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: 13.4 per cent (12.9)

Men (25 plus) unemployment: 6.3 per cent (6.2)

Women (25 plus) unemployment: 5.2 per cent (5.6)