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 - Sep 9, 2022
Alberta employment was 2,361.5 in August 2022, up 5.1% over August 2021. Full-time employment increased by 6.5%, while part-time employment decreased by 0.9%. Employment increased in many industries compared to last year. Agriculture saw the highest relative increase at 29.5% from August 2021, to 46,500.