Sudbury Real Estate Board

Greater Sudbury Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Greater Sudbury was 5.3% as of May 2024, up 0.1% from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 5.4% below the peak from December 2009 and is below the long-run average.

There were 1,600 fewer full-time jobs in May 2024 compared to a month earlier. A gain of 300 part-time positions led to a decrease of 1,300 total jobs in May.

Full-time employment was still down 9,300 jobs from the peak in May 2019 but stood 1,300 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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