The Day by day — Employment Insurance coverage, March 2022 – Statistique Canada

July 29, 2022 By admin

Launched: 2022-05-19
524,040
March 2022

-7.2% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-65.2% decrease
(12-month change)
35,950
March 2022

-0.1% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-34.9% decrease
(12-month change)
9,520
March 2022

5.3% increase
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-18.9% decrease
(12-month change)
29,910
March 2022

-0.6% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-38.5% decrease
(12-month change)
37,560
March 2022

3.1% increase
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-29.7% decrease
(12-month change)
119,900
March 2022

-12.0% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-64.9% decrease
(12-month change)
144,880
March 2022

-9.0% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-72.9% decrease
(12-month change)
18,560
March 2022

-6.7% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-62.1% decrease
(12-month change)
16,700
March 2022

-4.5% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-58.8% decrease
(12-month change)
57,950
March 2022

-8.5% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-70.7% decrease
(12-month change)
49,410
March 2022

-6.7% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-70.5% decrease
(12-month change)
720
March 2022

-2.7% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-52.6% decrease
(12-month change)
750
March 2022

-10.7% decrease
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-52.2% decrease
(12-month change)
640
March 2022

4.9% increase
(month-to-month change)

March 2022

-26.4% decrease
(12-month change)
In March, 524,000 Canadians obtained common Employment Insurance coverage (EI) advantages, down by 41,000 (-7.2%) from February.
March EI statistics replicate labour market circumstances throughout the week of March 13 to 19, 2022.
By the March reference week, provinces had continued to ease most public well being restrictions. Most notably, all capability limits and proof-of-vaccination necessities had been lifted in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Quebec previous to the March reference week.
The variety of folks accumulating common EI advantages continued to development down in March as 41,000 (-7.2%) fewer Canadians obtained advantages in contrast with February.
The decline in March coincides with data from the Labour Power Survey (LFS) exhibiting the unemployment charge reaching a report low of 5.3% in March and employment development totalling 409,000 in February and March.
The variety of common EI beneficiaries in Quebec fell by 16,000 (-12.0%) in March, according to LFS estimates which included employment rising (+27,000) within the month and the unemployment charge within the province reaching a report low of 4.1%.
The variety of beneficiaries fell in 5 different provinces, together with Ontario (-9.0%; -14,000), Alberta (-8.5%; -5,000), British Columbia (-6.7%; -4,000), Manitoba (-6.7%; -1,000) and Saskatchewan (-4.5%; -1,000). On the similar time, there have been extra common EI beneficiaries in Prince Edward Island (+5.3%; +500) and New Brunswick (+3.1%; +1,000), and little change in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia.
On a regional foundation, the census metropolitan areas (CMAs) of Ottawa – Gatineau (Québec half) (-23.1%; -1,000) and St. Catharines–Niagara (-16.5%; -1,000) posted the most important proportional decreases in common EI beneficiaries in March. The CMAs of Montréal (-14.9%; -8,000) and Toronto (-8.9%; -6,000) accounted for greater than one-third (34.4%) of the web month-to-month decline in common EI recipients.
In March, the variety of core-aged (25 to 54 years) males receiving common EI advantages fell by 17,000 (-9.2%), greater than twice the lower amongst core-aged ladies (-8,000; -5.3%). That is according to March LFS outcomes exhibiting employment up by 35,000 (+0.5%) amongst males and little modified amongst ladies within the core working age group.
The variety of beneficiaries receiving common EI advantages fell by 4,000 (-9.3%) amongst younger males aged 15 to 24, and by 3,000 (-9.1%) amongst younger ladies in the identical age group.
The variety of common EI beneficiaries aged 55 and older additionally fell in March, together with a lower of 6,000 (-6.5%) amongst males and a drop of 3,000 (-4.6%) for girls on this age group. In keeping with the LFS outcomes, employment amongst folks aged 55 and older rose by 39,000 (+0.9%) in March, together with a rise of 25,000 (+1.3%) amongst ladies.
Primarily based on LFS outcomes, as of March 225,000 folks had been unemployed and constantly looking for work for 27 weeks or extra, little modified from February 2022 and 45,000 (+24.9%) larger than in February 2020. This elevated degree of long-term unemployed captured by the LFS is mirrored in EI statistics. In March, there have been 229,000 common EI beneficiaries with out earnings that had obtained common EI advantages in a minimum of 7 of the final 12 months, down 3,800 (-1.6%) from a month earlier (not seasonally adjusted). Amongst longer-term common EI beneficiaries with out earnings, three-quarter (75.8%) of the decline within the variety of common EI beneficiaries from February to March was attributable to a lower (-5.4%; -3,000) within the variety of recipients who final labored in gross sales and repair occupations (not seasonally adjusted).
Throughout March, there have been 225,000 EI claims, down 31,000 (-12.2%) in contrast with one month earlier, and the bottom since July 2021. The variety of claims gives a sign of the quantity of people that might develop into beneficiaries. Claims information embody preliminary and renewal claims obtained for any sort of EI profit, together with particular advantages.
The variety of claims dropped in all provinces in March, with Newfoundland and Labrador having the most important proportional lower (-28.7%; -3,000), adopted by Quebec (-16.0%; -11,000), New Brunswick (-13.6%; -2,000) and Nova Scotia (-12.0%; -1,000).
Data on the profile of normal EI recipients for the week of April 10 to 16 can be launched on June 23.
On January 1, 2016, the world formally started implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Improvement, the United Nations’ transformative plan of motion that addresses pressing international challenges over the next 15 years. The plan relies on 17 particular sustainable improvement objectives.
Employment Insurance coverage statistics are an instance of how Statistics Canada helps reporting on international sustainable improvement objectives. This launch can be used to assist measure the next objective:
No methodological adjustments have been made to the Employment Insurance coverage Statistics (EIS) program over the COVID-19 pandemic interval. EIS replicate the Employment Insurance coverage (EI) program for the Labour Power Survey (LFS) reference week in every month.
Knowledge for the October 2020 reference interval and onward comprise people who obtained EI advantages and exclude beneficiaries of the Canada restoration advantages (Canada Restoration Profit, Canada Restoration Caregiving Profit, and Canada Restoration Illness Profit).
The evaluation focuses on individuals who obtained common EI advantages associated to job loss.
EI statistics are produced from administrative information sources offered by Service Canada and Employment and Social Improvement Canada. These statistics might, infrequently, be affected by adjustments to the Employment Insurance coverage Act or administrative procedures.
EI statistics point out the quantity of people that obtained EI advantages and shouldn’t be confused with LFS information, which offer estimates of the entire variety of unemployed folks. There may be all the time a sure proportion of unemployed individuals who don’t qualify for advantages. Some unemployed folks haven’t contributed to this system as a result of they haven’t labored up to now 12 months or their employment was not insured. Different unemployed folks have contributed to this system, however don’t meet the eligibility standards, comparable to staff who left their jobs voluntarily or those that didn’t accumulate sufficient hours of labor to obtain advantages.
All information on this launch are seasonally adjusted, until in any other case specified. Values for all sequence from March 2020 to March 2022 have been handled as outliers in figuring out a seasonal sample for seasonal adjustment. For extra data on seasonal adjustment, see Seasonally adjusted information – Often requested questions.
The variety of common EI beneficiaries for the present month and the earlier month is topic to revision.
The variety of beneficiaries is a measure of all individuals who obtained common EI advantages from March 13 to 19, 2022. This era coincides with the reference week of the LFS.
The business of EI beneficiaries is set by integrating EI information with report of employment administrative information. For beneficiaries with a couple of report of employment within the 52 weeks previous to the reference week, the data with the best variety of hours are used. If no business data might be discovered, business data is deemed “Not labeled” for the beneficiary.
A census metropolitan space (CMA) or census agglomeration (CA) is fashioned by a number of adjoining municipalities centred on a inhabitants centre. A CMA should have a complete inhabitants of a minimum of 100,000. A CA should have a inhabitants of a minimum of 10,000. See Normal Geographical Classification 2016 – Definitions for extra data.
Within the information tables 14-10-0004, 14-10-0005, 14-10-0007 and 14-10-0008, for the March to September 2020 reference intervals, information have been suppressed as a result of a supply information file incorporates data for Canada Emergency Response Profit claimants and beneficiaries who couldn’t be recognized and excluded by means of processing.
With the discharge of Employment Insurance coverage Statistics on June 23, Desk 14-10-0009, which incorporates data on EI recipients by sort of revenue profit (not adjusted for seasonality) can be enhanced to incorporate data on two further profit varieties: household caregiver advantages for kids and household caregiver advantages for adults. As well as, all seasonally adjusted Employment Insurance coverage Statistics tables can be up to date on June 23, utilizing up to date seasonal elements. These information can be revised for January 2017 to March 2022.
Knowledge on EI for April can be launched on June 23.
Extra details about the ideas and use of Employment Insurance coverage statistics is out there within the Information to Employment Insurance coverage Statistics (Catalogue quantity73-506-G).
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