Statistics Canada report finds Filipinos have 85.6 percent employment rate while Canadian-born residents 82.9 percent

Employment Rate of Canada’s Immigrants, Except Filipinos, Trailing National Average
Posted on December 18, 2012


A Filipino family. Filipinos have the highest employment rate of any group measured in Canada, and are now the largest group of new immigrants in Canada (Henry Lopez)

A Statistics Canada report released last week shows that Canadian immigrants continuing to experience lower employment rates than the general population, with the gap growing since the 2008 financial crisis.