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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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Nov 3, 2017

Total employment in Alberta increased by 11,900 jobs between September and October 2017. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 16,500 jobs, or 0.7% in October. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.7% or by 308,100 jobs. Full-time employment increased 2.8% in Alberta while part-time employment decreased 7.9% on a year-over-year basis.