July 21, 2024

Building noticed probably the most beneficial properties from December. Retail added probably the most jobs since January 2023, however misplaced probably the most jobs from December.

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The brand new 12 months within the census area overlaying Fort McMurray Wooden Buffalo began with unemployment largely unchanged from the beginning of 2023, in keeping with information from Statistics Canada. Nevertheless, final month reported extra individuals within the labour power in comparison with January 2023.

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Building noticed probably the most beneficial properties from December. Retail added probably the most jobs since January 2023, however misplaced probably the most jobs from December. The sector overlaying skilled, scientific and technical providers misplaced probably the most jobs from January 2023.

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January unemployment for the Wooden Buffalo-Chilly Lake census area rose to 4.8 per cent from 4.6 per cent in December. Employment dropped to 70.9 per cent from 71.4 per cent. Employment in January 2023 was 69.9 per cent and unemployment was 4.9 per cent. Unemployment in 2023 peaked in August at six per cent.

The participation charge—which measures how a lot of the inhabitants is working or actively searching for work—dropped to 74.5 per cent final month. The speed was 74.8 per cent in December and 73.3 per cent in January 2023.

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The labour power in December shrank by 100 positions in January however grew by 3,600 positions from January 2023. The area gained 100 full-time jobs and misplaced 300 part-time jobs from December, however respectively gained 3,600 jobs and misplaced 200 jobs from January 2023.

  • Building gained 600 jobs from December and gained 800 jobs from January 2023.
  • The sector overlaying enterprise, constructing and different help providers gained 400 jobs from December and gained 1,000 jobs from January 2023.
  • The well being care and social help sector gained 200 jobs from December and gained 500 jobs from January 2023.
  • The sector overlaying finance, insurance coverage, actual property, leases and leasing gained 200 jobs from December and misplaced 100 jobs from January 2023.
  • Lodging and meals gained 200 jobs from December and misplaced 2,000 jobs from January 2023.
  • Schooling has confirmed no large change since November 2023 and gained 1,100 jobs from January 2023.
  • Public administration has confirmed no change since November 2023 and gained 1,000 jobs from January 2023.
  • The class labelled “different” misplaced 100 jobs from December and gained 600 jobs from January 2023.
  • The sector overlaying transportation and warehousing misplaced 100 jobs from December and misplaced 700 jobs from January 2023.
  • The sector overlaying the oilsands misplaced 200 positions from December and gained 100 from January 2023.
  • The sector overlaying skilled, scientific and technical providers misplaced 300 jobs from December and misplaced 1,100 jobs from January 2023.
  • Retail misplaced 500 jobs from December and gained 2,100 jobs from January 2023.

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