What is the rate of unemployment in Canada?
As of September 2010, the rate of unemployment in Canada is 8.0%
The United States has a higher unemployment rate than Canada at this time. For several decades Canada typically had reported its unemployment rate as somewhat higher than the US rate. For example, in June 2008 the reported unemployment in the US was 5.5 percent and 6.1% in Canada. However, a closer examination reveals that the two countries measure the unemployment rate differently. Craig Riddell, a University of British Columbia economist, found that a 0.9% difference…
The Official Unemployment rate (U-3) in US for August 2011 was 9.1. Below are the other unemployment rates in US for August 2011 : U-1 Unemployment rate : 5.4 U-2 Unemployment rate : 5.3 U-3 Unemployment rate : 9.1 U-4 Unemployment rate : 9.7 U-5 Unemployment rate : 10.6 U-6 Unemployment rate : 16.2