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 9,700 jobs between July 2020 and August 2020. On a year-over-year basis, employment decreased by 176,900 jobs or -7.6% in July. Over the same period, Canada's employment decreased by 5.3% or by 1,021,600 jobs.
Full-time employment had the largest year-over-year change, decreasing 8.4% compared to August 2019. Part-time employment decreased by 3.9% over the same period.