City unemployment rate remains steady

August 4, 2017


Miramichi's unemployment rate was 10.3 per cent in July, unchanged from the month before, according to the latest labour force survey from Statistics Canada.

That is close to where it was a year ago when it was 10.2 per cent in July of 2015.

In the greater Campbellton to Miramichi Economic region, the July rate was 10.6 per cent, down from 13.9 per cent a month earlier.

Provincially the rate dropped to 6.5 per cent as 6,100 people left the labour force last month.

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