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.
In April 2020, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 13.4%, up from 6.7% in April 2019.
The national unemployment rate was 13.0% in April 2020, 7.3 percentage points higher than the same period in 2019.