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Moncton Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Moncton was 5.3% at the end of February 2020, up 0.2% from the previous month.

The number of full-time jobs was up from the end of the previous month to a new monthly record.

There were 800 more full-time jobs in February 2020 compared to a month earlier. A loss of 1,000 part-time positions led to a decrease of 200 total jobs in February.

Full-time job gains occurred mainly in utilities, trade services, the financial sector, business & building services, education, and healthcare. 

These gains offset losses occurring mainly in construction, manufacturing, transportation & warehousing, prof., sci. & tech. services, and public administration.

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