Monthly data – Labour force survey

Every month, our economists issue an overview of the key data from the Labour force survey.

Lastest Labour force survey data – June 2022

The number of jobs in Quebec remains unchanged through the first half of 2022.  Hiring difficulties in the current context can mostly be explained by a job market tightening that doesn’t show any sign of trajectory since the beginning of the year.

The unemployment rate (4.3 %) shows for a second consecutive month a slight increase. Even with ongoing labour shortages, exacerbated by a drop in participation rates, affects average salary and participation for people aged 55 and over.

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