Brantford Regional Real Estate Association®

Brantford Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Brantford was 4.9% as of January 2024, up 0.6% from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 8.7% below the peak from June 2020 and is below the long-run average.

There were 2,300 more full-time jobs in January 2024 compared to a month earlier. A loss of 1,300 part-time positions led to an increase of 1,000 total jobs in January.

Full-time employment was still down 2,200 jobs from the peak in December 2022 but stood 3,100 jobs above the trough in September 2023.

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

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