Alberta Economic Analysis


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

Weekly Economic Review and Alberta Economy Indicators at a Glance

  • Economic Review:
    Economic commentary, analysis and statistics examining Alberta’s economy, labour market, price indices, household sector and business sector.

  • Alberta Economy Indicators at a Glance:
    Key economic indicators relating to the Alberta economy, labour market, price indices, household sector and business sector. A data file is also included in Excel format.

Monthly Economic Trends

  • Timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy, released monthly. The In Focus section of each issue covers a relevant economic topic in more depth.

Monthly Alberta Activity Index

  • The Alberta Activity Index (AAX) closely tracks economic activity. Developed by Alberta Treasury Board and Finance, 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

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


More information, including Economic Impact Analysis and Economic Statistics, is available from the Office of Statistics and Information (OSI).

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Page last updated:  January 17, 2018