Local Jobless Rate Dips to 2.7%

Written by Colin Powers on Saturday, 06 September 2014

Southwest Saskatchewan once again has the lowest regional unemployment rate in Canada.

The August job numbers from Stats Canada showed the jobless rate for Swift Current – Moose Jaw stood at 2.7%, down from the 3.0% recorded in the same month in 2013.

The number of people working increased by 1000 year-over-year to 53,500, and the labour force population also grew to 55,000 people in August, up 900 from August 2013.

Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate was the lowest among Canadian provinces again, sitting at 4.0%.

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