By the Numbers

Welcome to the World of Work by the numbers. Here you will find a collection of numbers, statistics, and trends that boil the working world into basic measurements. Hover over each box for more information.

5.5%

is the current unemployment rate in Canada. 

24 million

job gains as a result of the implementation of the Paris Climate Agenda.

53.6%

of all households around the world have internet access. 

65%

of children entering primary school will hold jobs that don't yet exist

65%
3 in 10

people admitted they are embarrassed to talk about their workplace anxiety, depression or stress.

$1,021.49

is the average weekly earnings across Canada.

36.1%

of the global work-force works excessive house (more than 48 hours per week).

Source

2 billion

people make their living in the informal economy.

3/4

of 25,000 respondents say remote work helps them with work/life balance

55%

of remote workers would look for a new job if no longer allowed to work remotely

2/3

of jobs in the developing world are susceptible to automation.

81%

Ontarians in full time positions.

52%

of talent acquisition leaders say say the hardest part of recruitment is identifying the right candidates from a large applicant pool.

Source

67%

of organizations with 250+ employees say they struggle to qualified candidates.

65%

of children entering primary school will hold jobs that don't yet exist

65%
58%

of employers are concerned about the effect of legalized cannabis on workplace safety.