Canada Emergency Response Benefit Statistics

Canada Emergency Response Benefit Statistics The Canada Emergency Response Benefit Act passed on March 25, 2020 to provide income support for Canadian workers whose employment income has been disrupted by COVID-19. Through the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) the Government of Canada is providing a taxable benefit of $2,000 every 4 weeks for up to 16 weeks to eligible workers who have lost income or stopped working due to COVID-19. Applications for CERB are being made via Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and Service Canada (SC). Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has compiled data on various metrics related to applications submitted and distributed through both Departments. 2020-11-27 Employment and Social Development Canada open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca LabourEmployment InsuranceCOVID 19CoronavirusEIFinancial SupportCERB Total unique applicants by province/territory and age groupCSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/PCU_total_des_candidats_uniques_PT_groupe_age-CERB_total_unique_applicants_PT_Age_group.csv Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Data Dictionary CSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/PCUE_Dictionnaire_des_donnees.csv Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Data DictionaryCSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/CERB_Datadictionary.csv Total unique applicants by province/territory and genderCSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/PCU_Total_des_candidats_uniques_Genre-CERB_Total_Unique_Applicants_PT_Gender.csv Reference Data - AgeCSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/ReferenceData-Age.csv Reference Data - GenderCSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/ReferenceData-Gender.csv Reference Data - Provinces/TerritoriesCSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/ReferenceData-CanadianProvinceandTerritories.csv Total CERB Benefits (delivered by Service Canada and Canada Revenue agency, combined)CSV http://www.edsc-esdc.gc.ca/ouvert-open/cerb/PCU_Statistiques_hebdomadaires-CERB_Weekly_Statistics.csv

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit Act passed on March 25, 2020 to provide income support for Canadian workers whose employment income has been disrupted by COVID-19. Through the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) the Government of Canada is providing a taxable benefit of $2,000 every 4 weeks for up to 16 weeks to eligible workers who have lost income or stopped working due to COVID-19.

Applications for CERB are being made via Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and Service Canada (SC). Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has compiled data on various metrics related to applications submitted and distributed through both Departments.

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