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Barrie Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Barrie was 5.8% as of June 2024, down 0.3% from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 7.6% below the peak from January 2021 and is below the long-run average.

There were 1,200 fewer full-time jobs in June 2024 compared to a month earlier. A gain of 2,100 part-time positions led to an increase of 900 total jobs in June.

Full-time employment was still down 10,700 jobs from the peak in February 2023 but stood 500 jobs above the trough in March 2024.

* All figures are seasonally adjusted, 3-month moving averages. Seasonal adjustment removes normal seasonal fluctuations.

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