December 2020 Labour Force Report

December 2020 Labour Force Report

The Durham Workforce Authority is releasing the December 2020 edition of the Durham Labour Force Report. This report provides accurate, timely, and easy to understand labour market information for the stakeholders of Durham Region. It is updated monthly with information that enables businesses, policy makers and our community at large to better understand the evolving impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on our labour force. This includes a breakdown and trend analysis of employment by industry and a fact sheet to help understand how the data is collected and disseminated.

The December 2020 report presents some interesting numbers, including;

  • an increase of 2,300 individuals not participating in the labour force,
  • a decrease of 1,900 individuals in the total labour force,
  • a decrease of 500 employed residents.

The Labour Force Report is informed by data from Statistics Canada on the Oshawa CMA, which includes
Clarington, Whitby, and Oshawa.

View the December 2020 report here;