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.
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.