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 August 2019, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.2%, an increase of 0.5% from August 2018.
The national unemployment rate was 5.7% in August 2019, down 0.3% from the same period in 2018.