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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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Oct 6, 2017

In September 2017 Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.9%, down from the 8.7% rate that was registered a year earlier and also down from last month's rate of 8.1% The national unemployment rate was 6.2% in September, down from last September's rate of 7.0%.