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

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(GlobalPost/GlobalPost)

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

Unemployment rate: 7.1 per cent (7.2)

Number unemployed: 1,362,000 (1,380,300)

Number working: 17,768,800 (17,709,600)

Youth (15-24 years) unemployment: 14.1 per cent (13.9)

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

Women (25 plus) unemployment: 5.6 per cent (5.9)

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