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.

View data:

1 year5 year10 yearAll available

Employment (thousand)

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

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Dec 4, 2020

Total employment in Alberta decreased by 10,800 jobs between October 2020 and November 2020. On a year-over-year basis, employment decreased by 122,500 jobs or -5.2% in November. Over the same period, Canada's employment decreased by 2.5% or by 481,700 jobs. Full-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, decreasing 7.6% compared to November 2019. Part-time employment increased by 5.5% over the same period.