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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Employment (thousand)

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Employment (thousand)
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Employment (thousand)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Mar 17, 2017

Alberta lost 4200 jobs between January and February 2017. On a year-over-year basis, employment dropped by 5,300 or 0.2% in February. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.6% or by 288,100 jobs. Part-time employment increased 4.3% in Alberta while full time employment decreased 1.2% year-over-year.