Employment Insurance

The number of Employment Insurance beneficiaries represents a count of persons who lose their jobs and who are available for and able to work, but can't find a job. For this indicator seasonally adjusted estimates are shown.

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Sep 19, 2019

In July 2019, there were 50,440 people receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in Alberta, a decrease of 2,740 people (-5.2%) compared with July 2018. Nationally, EI beneficiaries decreased by 1.7% year-over-year.