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 6, 2018

Total employment in Alberta increased by 2,000 jobs between May 2018 and June 2018. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 33,600 jobs or 1.5% in June. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.2% or by 214,900 jobs. Full-time employment increased 2.6% in Alberta while part-time employment decreased 3.6% on a year-over-year basis.