A position is considered "vacant" if it meets all three of the following conditions: a specific position exists; work could start within 30 days; and the employer is actively seeking employees from outside the organization to fill the position. Data is based on a three month moving average.
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PUBLISHED - Jan 26, 2017
In October 2016, the number of job vacancies in Alberta decreased by 23.9% from the same month in 2015 to 26,400 vacancies. Over the same time frame, Canadian vacancies decreased by 1.5% to 230,800. In October Alberta accounted for 11.4% of the total number of job vacancies in Canada.