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

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Nov 2, 2018

In October 2018 Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3%, down from the 7.6% rate that was registered a year earlier and up slightly from last month's 7.0% rate. The national unemployment rate was 5.8% in October, down from last October's rate of 6.2%.