Labour Force Survey, October 1999

CIC News
Published: December 1, 1999

Employment grew strongly in October for the second consecutive month. An increase of 80,000 builds on September's gain of 64,000 and brings job gains so far this year to 253,000 (+1.7%).

Unemployment fell in October by an estimated 47,000 and the unemployment rate dropped 0.3 percentage points to 7.2%, its lowest level since March 1990.

For more information, please visit: (Statistics Canada)

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