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

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jan 4, 2019

In December 2018 Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.4%, down from the 7.0% rate that was registered a year earlier and up slightly from last month's 6.3% rate. The national unemployment rate was 5.6% in December, down from last December's rate of 5.8%.