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

By The Canadian Press
October 6, 2017 - 5:45am

OTTAWA — A quick look at September employment (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 6.2 per cent (6.2)

Employment rate: 61.6 per cent (61.6)

Labour force participation rate: 65.6 per cent (65.7)

Number unemployed: 1,214,100 (1,226,600)

Number working: 18,454,100 (18,444,100)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 10.3 per cent (11.5)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.8 per cent (5.5)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.1 per cent (5.2)

The Canadian Press

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for September, by province

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