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 - Nov 4, 2022
In October 2022, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.2%, a decrease of 0.3 percentage points from September 2022, and down 2.6 percentage points from October 2021. The national unemployment rate was 5.2% in October 2022. In Alberta, Educational Services and Mining, Quarrying and Oil and Gas had the lowest unemployment rates at 1.6% and 1.7%, respectively.