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, unless otherwise indicated.
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Analysis

PUBLISHED - May 7, 2021
In April 2021, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 9.0%, down from 9.1% in March 2021 and down 4.4% from April 2020. The national unemployment rate was 8.1% in April 2021, down from 13.1% in the same period in 2020.