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 - Jul 10, 2020

Total employment in Alberta increased by 91,600 jobs between May 2020 and June 2020. On a year-over-year basis, employment decreased by 265,900 jobs or -11.3% in June. Over the same period, Canada's employment decreased by 8.5% or by 1,623,800 jobs. Full-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, decreasing 11.7% compared to June 2019. Part-time employment decreased by 9.5% over the same period.