Posted on October 10 2022
September has seen a steady increase in part-time and full-time employment. Employment for young male job seekers whose ages between 15 – 24 and also employment increased for 25 – 54 aged women.
Recruitment in the public sector was raised in September. And average hourly wages also raised by 5.2%. Yet there is a decline in the unemployment rate in September and it rose from 5.2% to 5.4%.
The public sector sees an increase in the number of employees by 35,000 which is +0.8% in September month. Education services count for close to one-third (30.4) of employees in the public sector. Apart from this Self-employment is also up compared to previous years.
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In September the average hourly wages of employees are raised from 5% to 5.2%. Which can be stated as +$1.57 to $31.67
The average hourly wage for accommodation and food services was up to +8.7%. in the same industry, the provinces Ontario and Quebec have an increase in the minimum wage of 13.2% and 8.1% respectively.
There were gains in these average hourly wages based on multiple factors which include wage growth, employment by industry, and occupation.
The table represents various industries that have seen a relative increase in payments/wages.
|High-paying industries||Averages wages in September||Average wage percentage increased|
|professional, scientific and technical services||+56,000; +4.4%||9.10%|
The unemployment rate has gone down for some women and went up for a few males. The table mentioned below will explain it in detail.
|Women||Age||Unemployment rate in %|
|Core aged women||25-54||-0.2% to 4.3%|
|Older Women||55 and older||-0.5% to 4.7%|
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|Men||Age||% of points|
|Older Men||55 and older||4.60%|
There is a rise in employment among a few sectors and provinces.
Educational services rose by 46,000 in September which is +3.2%. Though these employment gains are observed in six provinces, the following two provinces stand at the top.
|Provinces||Increase in employees||Percentage of increased employment|
There was an employment rise in the number of people working in healthcare and social assistance by +24,000 which is +0.9% in September.
There was also a rise in the number of people working in health care and social assistance (+24,000; +0.9%) in September, the first increase in seven months.
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Employment was maximized in Manitoba, New Brunswick, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia in September. Though there was less increase in employment in provinces like Ontario and Prince Edward Island, employment was increased in all the provinces.
|Provinces||Increase in employment||Percentage of employment increase||Decline in unemployment rate|
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