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 26,300 jobs between November and December 2017. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 54,900 jobs, or 2.4% in December. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 2.3% or by 422,500 jobs.
With over 2.3 million jobs in Alberta, this is the highest level of employment ever recorded in the province.
Full-time employment increased 2.5% in Alberta while part-time employment increased 2.2% on a year-over-year basis.