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 - Aug 5, 2022
In July 2022, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.8%, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points from June 2022, and down 3.7 percentage points from July 2022. The national unemployment rate was 4.9% in July 2022. In Alberta, Mining, Quarrying and Oil and Gas and Health Care and Social Assistance had the lowest unemployment rates at 1.7%.