Edmonton Key Economic Indicators
Indicator As of:  Value Year over Year Change (%) Annual Percent Growth Rate 2011-2015
Gross Domestic Product1        
Edmonton CMA Real GDP (estimated)   Q1 2016 $86,904,000,000 -1.3 3.8%
Labour Market2        
Labour Force Q1 2016 835,000 5.3  
Employment Q1 2016 778,100 3.3  
Unemployment Rate Q1 2016 6.8%    
Participation Rate Q1 2016 75.0%    
Inflation3        
CPI Inflation Rate (Annual) Q1 2016 1.3%    
Building Permit Value (yr-to-date)4        
Residential Q4 2015 $3,975,591,000 -3%  
Non-residential Q4 2015 $2,139,451,000 -9%  
Major Projects5        
Major Projects Value - Edmonton Service Region Q4 2015 $172,618,000,000    
Sources: 
1. Conference Board of Canada
2. City of Edmonton Labour Force Survey based on Statistics Canada Data (seasonally adjusted)
3. City of Edmonton Consumer Price Index based on Statistics Canada Data
4. Statistics Canada
5. Government of Alberta with City of Edmonton Calculations

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