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 2, 2018

Total employment in Alberta decreased by 2,700 jobs between September 2018 and October 2018. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 42,300 jobs or 1.8% in October. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.1% or by 205,900 jobs. Full-time employment increased by 1.6% in Alberta. Part-time employment increased by 2.9% on a year-over-year basis.