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QuickStats: Facts and figures about employment in Canada in month of May

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OTTAWA - A quick look at Canadian unemployment in May (previous month in brackets):

Unemployment rate: 7.1 per cent (7.2)

Number unemployed: 1,347,600 (1,361,700)

Number working: 17,749,400 (17,654,400)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: 13.6 per cent (14.5)

Men (25 plus) unemployment: 6.2 per cent (6.1)

Women (25 plus) unemployment: 5.5 per cent (5.6)

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