Labour and employment data
Find statistics and analysis on the labour force, employment issues (such as hours worked, number of employees and payrolls) and income. Learn more about the various surveys conducted by Statistics Canada and access the data. You will also find internationally comparable data available from the International Labour Office.
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General labour data
Access local, national and international labour and wage statistics.
- Tourism industry — Labour Market Information
Find information on the tourism industry, including number of people employed, salaries, labour shortages, certification, and human resource trends.
- Services on collective bargainingOnly Applies to : OntarioFind information on Ontario labour relation activities, such as collective agreements, settlements, and industry-specific wage and benefit trends.
- Workforce Planning Boards NetworkOnly Applies to : OntarioFind information about training, employment and labour research in your region to help you manage your employment needs.
- New Brunswick labour market informationOnly Applies to : New BrunswickFind monthly labour market information, surveys, community profiles, market trends, and more.
- Job market trends and news
Find information on local wage rates, and on regional hiring news and events to help you understand the trends in your area.
- Labour-related statistics
Browse Statistics Canada resources on the labour market activities of the Canadian population.
- Labour data from the census
Get labour data based on information collected in the 2016 Census.
- ILOSTAT — International Labour Statistics Database
Access and compare international labour data for over 200 countries or territories.
- Wages specific to occupation and location
How much should you be paying your employees? Use this free resource to find average wage standards based on occupation and location.
- Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market InformationOnly Applies to : Newfoundland and LabradorFind information and statistics about provincial and regional labour market trends, labour force updates, and labour market forecasts.
Employment, payrolls and hours
Use these statistics to get detailed information on the total number of paid employees in Canada, the company payrolls and the number of hours worked, sorted by industry, province and territory.
- Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours
Create customized statistical reports using data from Statistics Canada on employment, earnings and hours worked.
Labour and income
Get information on the number of Canadians who are employed, the types of jobs they have and what their salaries are, compared to what they were in the past. This information can help you to choose your market and price your goods or services to suit your customers.
- Canadian Income Survey
Gain insight into the income and income sources of Canadians, including their individual and household characteristics.
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