National employment numbers for April from Statistics Canada, at a glance

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OTTAWA — A quick look at April employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 13.0 per cent (7.8)

Employment rate: 52.1 per cent (58.5)

Participation rate: 59.8 per cent (63.5)

Number unemployed: 2,418,300 (1,547,000)

Number working: 16,184,900 (18,178,700)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 27.2 per cent (16.8)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 10.8 per cent (5.9)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 11.3 per cent (7.1)

 

Canada’s national unemployment rate was 13.0 per cent in April. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland and Labrador 16.0 per cent (11.7)

— Prince Edward Island 10.8 (8.6)

— Nova Scotia 12.0 (9.0)

— New Brunswick 13.2 (8.8)

— Quebec 17.0 (8.1)

— Ontario 11.3 (7.6)

— Manitoba 11.4 (6.4)

— Saskatchewan 11.3 (7.3)