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 - May 23, 2019

In March 2019, there were 51,580 people receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in Alberta, a decrease of 7,220 people (-12.3%) compared with March 2018. Nationally, EI beneficiaries decreased 7.1% year-over-year.