Local Labour Market Snapshot

Unemployment Rates

Unadjusted unemployment rates for Kitchener CMA and Guelph CMA. Unemployment rate is calculated as a three month moving average.

Dec-21Jan-22Feb-22Mar-22Apr-22May-22Jun-22Jul-22Aug-22Sep-22Oct-22Nov-22Dec-22
Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo4.94.75.05.25.25.45.35.65.96.26.15.75.3
Guelph3.53.84.04.95.25.64.53.83.74.55.04.43.5
Source: Statistics Canada Table 14-10-0378-01

Top Jobs

Top jobs posted online for December 2022 In Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

  • Retail salespersons
  • Material handlers
  • Other customer and information services representatives
  • Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • Delivery and courier service drivers
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
  • Cooks
  • Administrative assistants
  • Transport Truck Drivers

Source: findyourjob.ca


Participation Rates

Participation rates for Kitchener CMA and Guelph CMA

Dec-21Jan-22Feb-22Mar-22Apr-22May-22Jun-22Jul-22Aug-22Sep-22Oct-22Nov-22Dec-22
Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo69.868.867.967.667.468.068.669.670.370.370.469.969.8
Guelph70.871.471.671.571.673.272.572.070.470.369.668.768.4
Statistics Canada. Table: 14-10-0378-01