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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Employment (thousand)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
Employment (thousand)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Feb 10, 2017

Alberta gained 200 jobs between December and January 2016. On a year-over-year basis, employment dropped by 3,100 or 0.1% in January. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.5% or by 276,100 jobs. Part-time employment increased 6.6% in Alberta while full time employment decreased 1.7% year-over-year.