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

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Aug 4, 2017

In July 2017 Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.8%, down from the 8.6% rate that was registered a year earlier, but up from last month's rate of 7.4%. The national unemployment rate was 6.3% in July, down from last July's rate of 7.0%.