REALTORS® Association of Edmonton

Edmonton Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Edmonton was 6.7% as of January 2024, unchanged from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 8.9% below the peak in June 2020 but remains above the long-run average.

There were 7,400 fewer full-time jobs in January 2024 compared to a month earlier. A gain of 2,300 part-time positions led to a decrease of 5,100 total jobs in January.

Full-time employment was still down 22,500 jobs from the peak in September 2023.

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

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