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 2,300 jobs between July and August 2017. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 33,500 jobs, or 1.5% in August. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 2.1% or by 374,300 jobs. Full-time employment increased 1.7% in Alberta while part-time employment increased 0.4% on a year-over-year basis.