Windsor's unemployment dropped to 7.8 per cent in December.

That's down from 8.5 per cent the month before.

Windsor's unemployment rate is now six tenths of a percentage point above the national average of 7.2 per cent.

Windsor now has the fifth-highest unemployment rate in Canada, better than St.Catharines (8.8), Toronto (8.4), Trois Rivieres (8.3), Saint John (8.0), Montreal (8.0) and Abbotsford (8.0).