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 increased by 28,200 jobs between April 2020 and May 2020. On a year-over-year basis, employment decreased by 349,700 jobs or -14.9% in May. Over the same period, Canada's employment decreased by 13.5% or by 2,575,900 jobs.
Part-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, decreasing 19.0% compared to May 2019. Full-time employment decreased by 14.0% over the same period.