Economic Developments and Analysis


See below for Alberta economic information. These links are also available from the left-side menu.

Weekly Economic Review

  • These documents contain economic commentary, charts and statistics on the overall economy, labour market, price indices, household sector and business sector. A data file is also included in Excel format.

Weekly Alberta Economy Indicators at a Glance

  • These documents contain the most recent data releases for key economic indicators relating to the overall economy, labour market, price indices, household sector and business sector. A data file is also included in Excel format.

Monthly Economic Trends

  • These documents contain timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy, released each month. The “In Focus” section of each issue covers a relevant economic topic in more depth.

Monthly Alberta Activity Index

  • Developed by Alberta Treasury Board and Finance, the Alberta Activity Index (AAX) tracks economic activity closely. It is a weighted average of nine monthly indicators (employment, average weekly earnings, retail trade, wholesale trade, manufacturing, new truck sales, housing starts, rigs drilling, and oil production). A data file is also included in Excel format.

Monthly Labour Market Notes

  • These documents contain timely analysis of the latest labour market data for Alberta, released the same day as Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. Also covers a labour market topic in more detail.

Economic Spotlights

  • These documents focus on a particular theme related to the Alberta economy.


Other information, including Economic Impact Analysis, is available from the Office of Statistics and Information (OSI), Alberta's official statistical agency.

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Page last updated:  April 27, 2017