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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Employment (thousand)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
Employment (thousand)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jan 4, 2019

Total employment in Alberta decreased by 16,900 jobs between November 2018 and December 2018. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 21,600 jobs or 0.9% in December. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 0.9% or by 163,300 jobs. Alberta employment increased by 42,500 in 2018, or 1.9%.