Website Updates 2017

Documents added or updated

May 2017

Economic information update
May 26, 2017

The following weekly publications are available in the Economy & Statistics section:

2016 Census of Canada Highlights
May 19, 2017

The Office of Statistics and Information has released highlights on the 2016 Census of Canada release related to Age and Sex.

Labour Market Notes - May 2017
May 5, 2017

The monthly Labour Market Notes contains timely analysis of the latest labour market data for Alberta and is released the same day as Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.

Alberta Activity Index (to February 2017)
Posted May 2, 2017

Developed by Alberta Treasury Board and Finance, the Alberta Activity Index (AAX) tracks economic activity closely. It is a weighted average of nine economic monthly indicators (employment, average weekly earnings, retail trade, wholesale trade, manufacturing, new truck sales, housing starts, rigs drilling, and oil production). The AAX page will be updated monthly, and includes highlights, a data table in Excel format, and a chart showing the year-over-year change in AAX and Real GDP. View the Alberta Activity Index.

Economic Trends - April 2017
May 2, 2017

The monthly Economic Trends publication contains timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy. These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.

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April 2017

Labour Market Notes - April 2017
April 7, 2017

Labour Market Notes contains timely analysis of the latest labour market data for Alberta and is released the same day as Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. See Labour Market Notes (April 2017) and Labour InSight: Fewer hours worked in Alberta during the downturn. These documents are in the Economy & Statistics section.

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March 2017

Economic Trends - March 2017
March 31, 2017

The monthly Economic Trends publication contains timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy. Click here for Economic Trends (March 2017). This month's Economic Trends is taken from the Economic Outlook chapter of Budget 2017, released on March 16, 2017. These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.

Alberta Population Report for 4th Quarter of 2016
March 23, 2017

The Alberta Population Report for the 4th Quarter of 2016 has been released and is available on the Population Estimates page. The Alberta Components of Growth by Quarter Data Tables (from 1971-72 on) file has also been updated.

Alberta Personal Income Tax Calculator updated for 2017
March 16, 2017

The Alberta Personal Income Tax Calculator for the 2017 tax year has been added to the website. The 2016 Tax Calculator is also still available.

Labour Market Notes - March 2017
March 10, 2017

Labour Market Notes contains timely analysis of the latest labour market data for Alberta and is released the same day as Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. See Labour Market Notes (March 2017). These documents are in the Economy & Statistics section.

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February 2017

Economic Trends - February 2017
February 27, 2017

The monthly Economic Trends publication contains timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy. Click here for Economic Trends (February 2017). This month's Economic Trends is taken from the 2016-17 Third Quarter Fiscal Update and Economic Statement, released on February 23, 2017. These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.

Economic information update
February 17, 2017

The Economy & Statistics section of this website includes the weekly Economic Review and Alberta Economy - Indicators at a Glance, as well as monthly, quarterly and annual publications.

Labour Market Notes - February 2017
February 13, 2017

Labour Market Notes contains timely analysis of the latest labour market data for Alberta and is released the same day as Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. See Labour Market Notes (February 2017), including “Labour Insight”: Employment trends in 2016. These documents are in the Economy & Statistics section.

2016 Census of Canada Highlights
February 9, 2017

The Office of Statistics and Information has released highlights on the 2016 Census of Canada release related to Population and Dwelling Counts.

Economic Trends - January 2017
February 2, 2017

The monthly Economic Trends publication contains timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy. Click here for Economic Trends (January 2017). These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.

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January 2017

Labour Market Notes - January 2017
January 6, 2017

Labour Market Notes contains timely analysis of the latest labour market data for Alberta and is released the same day as Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. See Labour Market Notes (January 2017), including “Labour Insight”: Growth in Alberta’s working age population slows. These documents are in the Economy & Statistics section.

Pensions Update: Changes Reflecting the 2017 YMPE (Year’s Maximum Pensionable Earnings)
January 1, 2017

A number of documents on this website have been updated to reflect the 2017 YMPE (Year’s Maximum Pensionable Earnings) of $55,300. Click here for the updates.

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Page last updated:  May 26, 2017