Issue 20-10 Employment Insurance

January 23, 2020

The number of British Columbians receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits dropped 0.9% (seasonally adjusted) in November, to 40,750. Nationally, EI beneficiaries inched up 0.1%, to 450,970. The number of beneficiaries was up in most provinces across the country. Saskatchewan (+3.5%) saw the most substantial increase, followed by Alberta (+2.2%).

Data Source: Statistics Canada