Employment

Employment refers to the number of employed individuals 15 and over, working either full or part time jobs. It is an important indicator of job creation and overall labour market performance.

Data on this page is seasonally-unadjusted.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0017-01 (Labour force survey estimates). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Highlights

  • In August 2022, there were 581,500 people employed, an increase of 12,300 jobs compared to August 2021. Saskatchewan’s employment increased by 2.2 per cent, ranked eighth among the provinces. The national average increased by 3.0 per cent.
  • In the rest of Western Canada, Alberta's employment was up by 5.0 per cent, British Columbia and Manitoba were also up 2.2 and 1.6 per cent respectively when comparing August 2021 to August 2022 (seasonally-unadjusted).

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Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0017-01 (Labour force survey estimates). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0017-01 (Labour force survey estimates). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0017-01 (Labour force survey estimates). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Released: September 09, 2022 Next Update: October 07, 2022

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