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Estimates of the civilian labour force and its main components, annual averages, 1946 and 1956 to 1965

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Estimates of the civilian labour force and its main components, annual averages, 1946 and 1956 to 1965
  19461 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
  thousands
Civilian population (14 years of age or over) 8,779 10,807 11,123 11,388 11,605 11,831
Employed            
Non-agriculture            
  Paid workers 2,990 4,286 4,442 4,461 4,624 4,732
  Other 490 522 540 527 546 551
  Total 3,480 4,808 4,983 4,988 5,170 5,282
Agriculture 1,186 777 748 718 700 683
Total, employed 4,666 5,585 5,731 5,706 5,870 5,965
Unemployed 163 197 278 432 372 446
Total labour force 4,829 5,782 6,008 6,137 6,242 6,411
People not in the the labor force (14 years of age or older) 3,950 5,025 5,115 5,250 5,363 5,420
Source: Statistics Canada, The Canada Year Book 1967.