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 - May 10, 2019

In April 2019, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.7%, matching the rate that was registered a year earlier and down from last month's 6.9% rate. The national unemployment rate was 5.7% in April, down 0.2% from March 2019.