Finding the unemployment rate for your local area on the Statistics Canada website requires a number of steps to gather the information.  Below you will find a walk through for Haliburton County, City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, and Peterborough CMA.

Step 1:  Go to Statistics Canada (
Step 2: Click Browse by key resource;

Step 3:  Under Data Tables, click on Census Profiles;


Step 4:  Under Search, type in the name of the region you are looking for in the field called Place Name;

Haliburton County Unemployment Rate:

Kawartha Lakes Unemployment Rate:

Northumberland County Unemployment Rate:

Peterborough County Unemployment Rate:

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