Issue 18-125 Employment Insurance

July 19, 2018

The number of regular Employment Insurance (EI) recipients in B.C. decreased (-2.2% seasonally adjusted) to 41,020 in May. The number of male beneficiaries dropped 2.5% and there was also a decline among female recipients (-1.8%). Nationally, the number was relatively unchanged (+0.0%), with 454,110 Canadians receiving regular EI benefits.

Data Source: Statistics Canada