Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Alberta)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Alberta)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
Alta.  
Labour market  
Employment (SA, thousands) May 2017 2,291.1 0.1 1.8
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) May 2017 7.8 -0.1 -0.2
Participation rate (SA, %) May 2017 72.5 -0.2 0.5
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) March 2017 13,835.4 0.2 0.3
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) March 2017 1,117.59 0.75 -0.83
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) May 2017 137.2 -0.1 1.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) April 2017 6,669.6 0.5 6.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) April 2017 6,004.8 3.0 15.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) April 2017 992.1 -10.8 -22.4
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) May 2017 32.707 3.970 48.029

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