Employment Insurance

The number of Employment Insurance beneficiaries represents a count of persons who lose their jobs and who are available for and able to work, but can't find a job. For this indicator seasonally adjusted estimates are shown.

View data:

1 year5 year10 yearAll available

Employment Insurance

Trend % CHANGE
Employment Insurance
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
Employment Insurance
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Aug 23, 2018

In June 2018 there were 53,170 people receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in Alberta, a decrease of 18,360 people (-25.7%) compared with June 2017. Nationally, Employment Insurance beneficiaries decreased 13.4% year-over-year.