In 2015, Alberta had the third lowest unemployment rate in the country at 6.0%. Since 1990, Alberta's unemployment rate has been one of the three lowest of all the provinces in Canada.
|Prince Edward Island||10.4%|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||12.8%|
Source: Statistics Canada
|Sector||Employment (in 000's)|
|Forestry, fishing, mining, oil and gas||158.9|
|Retail and wholesale trade||318.8|
|Transportation and warehousing||139.3|
|Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing||103.5|
|Professional, scientific and technical services||173.2|
|Business, building and other support services||82.3|
|Health care and social assistance||264.1|
|Information, culture, and recreation||74.9|
|Accommodation and food services||153.5|
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Date Updated: Mon, 16 May 2016 04:25:36