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.
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%.