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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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jul 7, 2017

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.