Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS®

Windsor Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Windsor was 8.2% as of December 2022, down 0.4% from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 8.6% below the peak from May 2020 and is below the long-run average.

There were 2,800 more full-time jobs in December 2022 compared to a month earlier. A gain of 2,500 part-time positions led to an increase of 5,300 total jobs in December.

Full-time employment was still down 4,100 jobs from the peak in February 2022 but stood 9,800 jobs above the trough in August 2022.

The number of full-time jobs in December was up from the previous month in agriculture, utilities, construction, manufacturing, trade services, the financial sector, and public administration.

Full-time job losses in December occurred in natural resources, transportation & warehousing, professional & scientific services, business & building services, education, healthcare, information & cultural services, and accommodation & food services.

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

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