Southwest Holds 3rd-Lowest Jobless Rate in Country

Our region has the third lowest unemployment rate in Canada.

At 2.9% Swift Current/Moose Jaw is tied with Southwest Manitoba and trailing only South Central and North Central Manitoba. The rate is down from 4.4% a year ago.

There are 53,100 jobs in our region, up 1600 from July 2012. The labour force is also up from 54,000 to 54,700 people.

Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate dropped from 4.8% last year to 4.1% in July.

via Local News

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