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 - Jan 6, 2023
In December 2022, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.8%, a decrease of 1.7 percentage points from December 2021, and unchanged from November 2022. The national unemployment rate was 5.0% in December 2022. In Alberta, Health Care and Social Assistance and Professional, scientific, and technical services had the lowest unemployment rates at 1.0% and 1.3%, respectively.