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.