6.2% Unemployment in 2014

Guelph's unemployment rate is generally lower than the national average.

2011 NHS 2013 2014
Total Population over 15 years 99060 124,800 127,000
In the Labour Force 69085 85,400 87,200
Employed 64280 79,800 81,800
Unemployed 4800 5,600 5,400
Not in the Labour Force 29975 39,400 39,800
Participation Rate 69.7% 68.4% 68.7%
Employment Rate 64.9% 63.9% 64.4%
Unemployment Rate 6.9% 6.6% 6.2%
Source: CANSIM 282­-0129

Guelph’s unemployment rate (people actively looking for work) in 2014 was 6.2%. To see the current unemployment rate visit the Workforce Planning Board website.