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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Unemployment Rate (%)

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

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jan 10, 2020

In December 2019, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.0%, an increase of 0.6% from December 2018. The national unemployment rate was 5.6% in December 2019, unchanged from the same period in 2018.