Canadian Tourism Employment Snapshot – December-February

  • Tourism employment comprised 11% of the total Canadian labour force for the month of December 2016.
  • In January 2017, the unemployment rate in the tourism sector was at 6.1%, which is the same rate reported in January 2016, and lower than the previous month (December 2016) when the unemployment rate stood at 6.2%.
  • In February 2017, at 6.5%, tourism’s unemployment rate was well below Canada’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 7.0%.

Please follow the links below to view the full reports:

Tourism Employment Snapshot – December 2016

Tourism Employment Snapshot – January 2017

Tourism Employment Snapshot – February 2017

SOURCE: Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey, customized tabulations (via Tourism HR Canada)