Unemployment Rate

The number of people who are unemployed as a percentage of the active labour force (i.e. employed and unemployed). For this indicator seasonally adjusted estimates are shown.

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TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
Unemployment Rate (%)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Dec 1, 2017

In November 2017 Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3%, down from the 9.0% rate that was registered a year earlier and also down from last month's rate of 7.8% The national unemployment rate was 5.9% in November, down from last November's rate of 6.8%.