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Text version: Unemployment rate

This line chart shows the average unemployment rate among G7 countries from 2000 to 2017. It shows that the average unemployment rate was lowest between 2007 and 2008 (at approximately 6 per cent), highest from 2009 to 2010 (at approximately 8 per cent) and trended downward steadily from 7.3 per cent in 2014 to 6 per cent in 2017.

Year Unemployment rate
2000 6.9
2001 6.8
2002 7.1
2003 7.2
2004 7.1
2005 7.0
2006 6.6
2007 6.1
2008 6.2
2009 7.8
2010 7.9
2011 7.5
2012 7.6
2013 7.7
2014 7.3
2015 6.8
2016 6.5
2017 6.0

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Source: The Official Website of the 2018 Canadian Presidency of the G7

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