Kingston and Area Real Estate Association

Kingston Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Kingston was 5.7% at the end of January 2020, down 0.1% from the previous month.

The number of full-time jobs was down from the end of the previous month.

There were 200 fewer full-time jobs in January 2020 compared to a month earlier. A gain of 400 part-time positions led to an increase of 200 total jobs in January.

Full-time job gains occurred mainly in education and information & culture services. 

These gains were offset by losses occurring mainly in transportation & warehousing, the financial sector, business & building services, and public administration.

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