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 - Jul 9, 2021
In June 2021, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 9.3%, up from 8.7% in May 2021, and down 6.5 percentage points from June 2020. The national unemployment rate was 7.8% in June 2021, down from 12.5% in the same period in 2020.