Alberta's overall unionization rate is estimated at 23.5%. The public sector (public administration, education and health) makes up the bulk of this rate.
|Total Employees ('000)||Unionized Employees ('000)||Percent Union Members|
|Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas||142.1||16.8||11.8%|
|Transportation and warehousing||113.4||31.0||27.3%|
|Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing||84.1||4.0||4.8%|
|Professional, scientific and technical services||117.3||4.1||3.5%|
|Business, building and other support services||60.0||5.2||8.7%|
|Health care and social assistance||230.4||121.2||52.6%|
|Information, culture and recreation||62.6||13.6||21.7%|
|Accommodation and food services||140.6||4.4||3.1%|
|Public Sector Rate||409.5||289.5||70.7%|
|Private Sector Rate||1,516.6||163.3||10.8%|
Note: above statistics exclude self-employed Albertans.
Source: Statistics Canada
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Date Updated: Tue, 17 May 2016 12:44:00