Unemployment rates by province, city

Guelph, Ont., has lowest jobless rate in January
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 02/11/2019
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British Columbia had the lowest unemployment rate in January. Shutterstock

OTTAWA (CP) — Canada's national unemployment rate was 5.8 per cent in January.

Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets) and city.

Province:

  • Newfoundland and Labrador 11.4 per cent (11.7)
  • Prince Edward Island 9.9 (9.6)
  • Nova Scotia 6.9 (7.1)
  • New Brunswick 8.2 (8.4)
  • Quebec 5.4 (5.5)
  • Ontario 5.7 (5.4)
  • Manitoba 5.5 (6)
  • Saskatchewan 5.5 (5.6)
  • Alberta 6.8 (6.4)
  • British Columbia 4.7 (4.4)

City:

  • St. John's, N.L. 7.4 per cent (7.4)
  • Halifax 5.1 (5.6)
  • Moncton, N.B. 5.4 (5.2)
  • Saint John, N.B. 6.2 (6.3)
  • Saguenay, Que. 4.8 (5.1)
  • Quebec 3.8 (3.9)
  • Sherbrooke, Que. 5.2 (5.4)
  • Trois-Rivieres, Que. 5.2 (5.3)
  • Montreal 6.1 (6)
  • Gatineau, Que. 5 (4.8)
  • Ottawa 5.3 (5)
  • Kingston, Ont. 5.8 (6)
  • Peterborough, Ont. 5.9 (5)
  • Oshawa, Ont. 5.6 (5.7)
  • Toronto 6.1 (6)
  • Hamilton, Ont. 3.9 (4.3)
  • St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 6.8 (7)
  • Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 4.9 (5.1)
  • Brantford, Ont. 5.9 (6.3)
  • Guelph, Ont. 1.9 (2.3)
  • London, Ont. 5.2 (5)
  • Windsor, Ont. 5.2 (5.3)
  • Barrie, Ont. 5.1 (4.9)
  • Sudbury, Ont. 6.7 (6.3)
  • Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.5 (5.2)
  • Winnipeg 5.7 (5.8)
  • Regina 4.8 (5.7)
  • Saskatoon 5.8 (5.6)
  • Calgary 7.3 (7.5)
  • Edmonton 6.4 (6.3)
  • Kelowna, B.C. 3.1 (3.3)
  • Abbotsford-Mission, B.C. 4.8 (4.5)
  • Vancouver 4.8 (4.5)
  • Victoria 3.6 (3.6)

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