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 - Sep 8, 2017

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.