Local Labour Market Report
Brantford's Monthly Labour Market Report with Provincial and National Comparative Unemployment Rates
Understanding the local labour market involves understanding the employment trends along with the unemployment rate.
The labour report below is compiled with data from Statistics Canada. It represents employment information for the local labour market including comparative unemployment rates, population statistics, labour force numbers, participation rates, and more. To access the report, click on the icon that follows. The file is in PDF format and requires a program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader to be viewed.
Brantford's numbers reflects a 3 month moving average, whereas Ontario and Canada are monthly figures. The sample CMA breakdown for Brantford area is detailed in text at the Statistics Canada website.
Historical data from the Labour Force Survey completed by Statistics Canada was revised in January 2015 (read more at the Statistics Canada website). Previous reports posted on BrantJobs employed the older data. These have been removed. The revised historical data has been updated in the archived reports (for the years 2010 - 2014) available on the page below. Data from January 2015 and onward are also based on the revised data.
Note: Occassionally Statistics Canada may correct some numbers for previous months based on refined calculations or more complete information. Such corrections are not refelcted in the archived PDF reports below. The most recent changes will be reported on the current report (see above) as they are identified.
PRE-2015 (December reports containing the respective year's data without a cover page)