REALTORS® Association of Edmonton

Edmonton Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Edmonton was 7.1% as of June 2024, up 0.5% from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 8.5% below the peak from June 2020 but remains above the long-run average.

There were 7,600 fewer full-time jobs in June 2024 compared to a month earlier. A gain of 5,700 part-time positions led to a decrease of 1,900 total jobs in June.

Full-time employment was still down 13,900 jobs from the peak in April 2024.

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

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