Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS®

Windsor Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Windsor was 5.6% as of February 2023, down 0.6% from the previous month. The unemployment rate stood 11.9% below the peak from May 2020 and is below the long-run average.

There were 1,900 more full-time jobs in February 2023 compared to a month earlier. A loss of 1,100 part-time positions led to an increase of 800 total jobs in February.

Full-time employment has recovered since bottoming out in September 2022 and now stands at a record high.

The number of full-time jobs in February was up from the previous month in utilities, transportation & warehousing, the financial sector, business & building services, education, healthcare, accommodation & food services, and public administration.

Full-time job losses in February occurred in agriculture, natural resources, construction, manufacturing, trade services, professional & scientific services, and information & cultural services.

* All figures are seasonally adjusted, 3-month moving averages. Seasonal adjustment removes normal seasonal fluctuations.

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