Economic statistics

See various statistics and analysis, including economic multipliers, spatial price surveys and energy, business and labour data.

Economic impact analysis

Economic multipliers

These multipliers reflect the structure of the Alberta economy and industry linkages during the reference year. These documents contain multipliers specific to various industries and commodities for 2 models:

  • ‘Open’ model, which covers direct and indirect impacts
  • ‘Closed’ model, which covers direct, indirect and induced impacts

Most recent economic multipliers – 2013

Archive – 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008

Custom economic impact analysis

Disaggregated input output (I/O) model

The Alberta I/O model for 2013:

  • covers 236 industries and 488 commodities
  • can be customized to client specifications for the simulation of direct, indirect and induced economic impacts
  • has a tax module that provides impacts on federal, provincial and local tax revenues for all impact studies

Custom model runs pricing

Cost for I/O model runs is:

  • $900 and up, as of May 2015
  • based on a cost-recovery basis
  • dependent on the simulation or simulations

To request a custom economic impact analysis, see our contact information.

Alberta Spatial Price Survey

The Alberta Spatial Price Survey (formerly called the Place-to-Place Price Comparison Survey) is a statistical index that provides a price differential comparison between Edmonton and selected Alberta communities.

Business, energy and macroeconomic statistics

PDF reports and CSV datasets

* Open data licensed under Alberta’s Open Government Licence

** Not open – see PDF for metadata risk considerations, data source and contact information

Business and macroeconomic indicators

Energy-related indicators

Income and labour statistics

For more income and labour statistics, see Census of Canada highlights and analysis.

PDF reports and CSV datasets

* Open data licensed under Alberta’s Open Government Licence

** Not open – see PDF for metadata risk considerations, data source and contact information

Earnings and injuries

Interprovincial employee profiles

Interprovincial employees work in one region but keep their primary residence in another part of the country.

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Contact

Economic impact multipliers and statistics, Alberta Spatial Price Survey and to request a custom economic analysis

Micah Brown, Manager, Economic Statistics
Office of Statistics and Information

Phone: 780-427-8840 
Email: micah.brown@gov.ab.ca

Income and labour statistics

Fareeza Khurshed, Manager, Statistical Services
Office of Statistics and Information

Phone: 780-427-9283
Email: fareeza.khurshed@gov.ab.ca

General OSI enquiries

Hours: 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday, closed from noon to 1 p.m. and statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-2071 
Toll-free in Alberta: 310-0000 before the phone number
Fax: 780-426-3951
Email:  osi.support@gov.ab.ca

Media enquiries

Contact the Treasury Board and Finance Spokesperson.