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 - Feb 5, 2021
In January 2021, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.7%, up from 7.4% in January 2020 and down 0.4% from December 2020. The national unemployment rate was 9.4% in January 2021, up from 5.6% in the same period in 2020.