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

OTTAWA — A quick look at October employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 5.6 per cent (5.8)

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Employment rate: 61.7 per cent (61.5)

Participation rate: 65.4 per cent (65.2)

Number unemployed: 1,124,800 (1,141,700)

Number working: 18,799,100 (18,705,000)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment rate: 10.8 per cent (11.0)

Men (25 plus) unemployment rate: 5.0 per cent (5.0)

Women (25 plus) unemployment rate: 4.7 per cent (4.9)

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