Employment

The number of people who worked for pay or profit, performed unpaid domestic work, or had a job but were not able to work due to legitimate absence. For this indicator seasonally adjusted estimates are shown.

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Employment (thousand)

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - May 11, 2018

Total employment in Alberta decreased by 1,800 jobs between March 2018 and April 2018. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 36,500 jobs or 1.6% in April. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.5% or by 278,300 jobs. Full-time employment increased 2.6% in Alberta while part-time employment decreased 2.9% on a year-over-year basis.