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These are included in the 2018-19 Third Quarter Fiscal Update and Economic Statement (PDF, 1.4 MB), published February 27, 2019.

Economic and energy price assumptions

Fiscal Year 2017-18
Actual
2018-19
9 Month Actual
2018-19
Budget
2018-19
3rd Quarter
WTI Oil Price
(US$/Barrel)
53.69 65.40 59.00 62.00
Light Heavy Differential
(US$/Barrel)
14.40 26.98 22.40 23.50
Natural Gas
(Alberta Reference Price Cdn$/GJ)
1.82 1.15 2.00 1.30
Exchange Rate
(US cents /Cdn$)
78.0 76.6 80.0 76.2
Source: Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

 

Calendar Year 2017
 
2018
Forecast
2019
Forecast
Economic Growth
(% change in Real GDP)
4.4 2.4 1.6
Employment
(% change)
1.0 1.9 1.3
Unemployment Rate
(%)
7.8 6.6 6.4
Source: Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

 

Read the 2018-19 Third Quarter Fiscal Update and Economic Statement (PDF, 1.4 MB).