Understanding our local labour market involves understanding employment trends along with unemployment rates.

Our labour reports are based on data from Statistics Canada. They represent employment information for the Brantford labour market including comparative unemployment rates, population statistics, labour force numbers, participation rates, and more.

To access the report, select a report for the time period you want. The file is in PDF format and requires a program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader to be viewed.

Current data

The current report reflects the latest data released by Statistics Canada.

Monthly reports

These reports provide historical data based on the time of release from Statistics Canada.

cover of the Brantford CMA Labour Market Report




About the report

The report now includes annual rates for the last 10 years, comparing Brantford to surrounding Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) as well as the provincial and national levels. Brantford's numbers reflects a three 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.

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