Sudbury Real Estate Board

Greater Sudbury Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Greater Sudbury was 6.3% as of January 2024, down 0.1% from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 4.4% below the peak from December 2009 and is below the long-run average.

There were 700 fewer full-time jobs in January 2024 compared to a month earlier. A gain of 700 part-time positions led to an unchanged number of total jobs in January.

Full-time employment was still down 2,900 jobs from the peak in May 2019 but stood 7,700 jobs above the trough in June 2020.

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

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