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 September 2020, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 11.7%, up from 6.6% in September 2019 and down 0.1% from August 2020.
The national unemployment rate was 9.0% in August 2020, up from 5.5% in the same period in 2019.