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.
Total employment in Alberta increased by 7,500 jobs between May and June 2017. Since reaching an employment low in July 2016, Alberta has gained 48,900 jobs.
On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 48,500 jobs, or 2.2% in June. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.9% or by 350,800 jobs. Full-time employment increased 2.6% in Alberta while part-time employment increased 0.2% on a year-over-year basis.