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 January 2020, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3%, an increase of 0.5 percentage points from January 2019.
The national unemployment rate was 5.5% in January 2020, 0.3 percentage points lower than the same period in 2019.