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 - Sep 6, 2019

Total employment in Alberta increased by 600 jobs between July and August 2019. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 4,100 jobs or 0.2% in August. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 2.5% or by 471,300 jobs.