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 11,900 jobs between September and October 2017. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 16,500 jobs, or 0.7% in October. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.7% or by 308,100 jobs.
Full-time employment increased 2.8% in Alberta while part-time employment decreased 7.9% on a year-over-year basis.