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, unless otherwise indicated.
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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jun 10, 2022
Alberta employment was 2,365,700 in May 2022, up 6.6% over May 2021. Full-time employment increased by 6.8%, while part-time employment increased by 5.5%. Employment increased in many industries compared to last year. Accommodation and food services increased by 49.3% from May 2021, to 141,200.