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.
Total employment in Alberta decreased by 18,900 jobs between December 2019 and January 2020. On a year-over-year basis, employment decreased by 9,300 jobs or -0.4% in January. Over the same period, Canada's employment increased by 1.4% or by 267,700 jobs.
Part-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, growing 0.7% compared to January 2019. Full-time employment decreased by 0.6% over the same period.