In a post-covid economic recovery phase, AB continues to strengthen in recent months with the help of increased demand in civil construction and retail.
In January 2022, the employability index was around 2.3 million, representing a slight increase of +7,000 job opportunities (+0.3%) compared to December 2021 and +117,300 (+5.4% ) more than January 2021.
Full-time jobs decreased by -0.2% and part-time jobs increased by +2.5%. Overall, all economic regions saw a significant increase compared to the same period last year.
The biggest gains were for Camrose-Drumheller and Edmonton who had an employment rate increase of +13.3% and +8.4% respectively. To learn more about the search, visit www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis/jobmarket-reports/alberta/bulletin