November 2020 Durham Labour Force Report

The Durham Workforce Authority has released the November 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, policymakers and our community at large to better understand the evolving impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the labour force in Durham Region.  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 November 2020 report presents some encouraging numbers, including;

  • an increase of 3,100 individuals not participating in the labour force,
  • a decrease of 2,700 individuals in the total labour force,
  • a decrease of 700 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 November 2020 report here;