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According to recent Labour Force Survey estimates, the employment rate in Greater Sudbury in 2015 for the population aged 15 and over was 58.8%. The 2015 employment rate for Greater Sudbury was lower than the Ontario (60.8%) and Canada (61.3%) rates
In 2015, there was an average of 3,732 employment beneficiaries per month in Sudbury, down 4% from 3,884 in 2014. Ontario saw a decrease of 1% from 251,608 beneficiaries in 2014 to 248,788 in 2015, while Canada saw a 4.1% increase in beneficiaries from 752,929 in 2014 to 784,398 in 2015.
The following charts represent estimates from the Labour Force Survey for the employment rates in 2015 for the population aged 15 and over.. Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey
Source: Statistics Canada, Employment Insurance Program
Unemployment Rate According to recent Labour Force Survey estimates, the unemployment rate in Greater Sudbury in 2015 for people aged 15 and over was 7.3%, nearly equal to the Ontario (6.8%) and Canada (6.9%) rates. The unemployment rate in Greater Sudbury in 2015 was higher for males (8.4%) than females (6.2%).
The employment rate for males aged 15 and over (61.1%) was higher than that of females (56.7%). According to data from the Labour Force Survey, employment rates for females in Greater Sudbury are lowest for all age groups except for youth aged 15-24. This trend is observed in Ontario and Canada.
According to the Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate in Greater Sudbury increased from 5.9% in January 2015 to 8.4% in December 2015. The unemployment rates in Canada and Ontario remained steady throughout 2015. The unemployment rate for Greater Sudbury has levelled out around 8% going into 2016. Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey
Number of Businesses by Employee Size Sudbury Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) has 10,956 businesses
Unemployment Rates | Seasonally Adjusted, 3 Month Moving Average (%)
62% of all businesses: 0 employees
17%: 1-4 employees 8%: 5-9 employees 6%: 10-19 employees 5%: 20-49 employees 1%: 50-99 employees 1%: 100+ employees Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Counts
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