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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Employment (thousand)
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Employment (thousand)
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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Nov 8, 2019

Total employment in Alberta increased by 7,700 jobs between September and October 2019. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 20,000 jobs or 0.9% in October. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 2.4% or by 442,500 jobs. Part-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, growing 1.1% compared to October 2018. Full-time employment grew by 0.8% over the same period.