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Average weekly earnings (including overtime) for all employees
Industry group (North American Industry Classification System) August 2005 July 2006r August 2006p July to August 2006 August 2005 to August 2006 Year-to-date average 20061
  Seasonally adjusted
  $ % change
Industrial aggregate 736.45 747.00 748.66 0.2 1.7 3.3
Forestry, logging and support 927.58 988.85 975.86 -1.3 5.2 5.4
Mining and oil and gas 1,317.03 1,342.81 1,315.40 -2.0 -0.1 2.9
Utilities 1,064.92 1,091.60 1,094.36 0.3 2.8 1.7
Construction 890.92 895.98 893.34 -0.3 0.3 2.2
Manufacturing 896.50 898.42 907.99 1.1 1.3 2.7
Wholesale trade 839.87 870.13 879.38 1.1 4.7 5.4
Retail trade 474.08 481.06 481.96 0.2 1.7 3.2
Transportation and warehousing 781.88 781.13 779.97 -0.1 -0.2 1.6
Information and cultural industries 895.41 930.70 941.03 1.1 5.1 6.9
Finance and insurance 948.67 962.44 963.07 0.1 1.5 2.7
Real estate and rental and leasing 636.38 664.43 674.86 1.6 6.0 3.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 960.59 967.15 965.43 -0.2 0.5 0.7
Management of companies and enterprises 910.63 957.97 951.02 -0.7 4.4 6.0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 581.96 597.52 600.78 0.5 3.2 2.8
Educational services 816.24 829.61 812.30 -2.1 -0.5 4.1
Health care and social assistance 664.88 675.86 675.81 0.0 1.6 4.4
Arts, entertainment and recreation 413.54 427.05 428.04 0.2 3.5 2.5
Accommodation and food services 319.23 319.87 316.89 -0.9 -0.7 7.0
Other services (excluding public administration) 567.78 576.56 576.76 0.0 1.6 2.0
Public administration 902.78 928.37 941.27 1.4 4.3 3.4
Provinces and territories            
Newfoundland and Labrador 669.13 690.35 687.19 -0.5 2.7 4.6
Prince Edward Island 576.17 586.46 589.66 0.5 2.3 3.3
Nova Scotia 640.99 650.48 659.36 1.4 2.9 2.7
New Brunswick 663.31 678.97 680.52 0.2 2.6 3.8
Quebec 695.79 706.53 717.86 1.6 3.2 2.9
Ontario 778.17 783.00 783.49 0.1 0.7 2.7
Manitoba 662.47 672.29 675.12 0.4 1.9 1.8
Saskatchewan 672.23 689.40 680.36 -1.3 1.2 3.9
Alberta 776.72 801.39 799.11 -0.3 2.9 4.6
British Columbia 723.71 737.07 731.05 -0.8 1.0 4.3
Yukon 825.76 845.30 839.78 -0.7 1.7 5.1
Northwest Territories2 965.72 962.27 953.99 -0.9 -1.2 2.5
Nunavut2 877.78 915.43 895.96 -2.1 2.1 3.9
rrevised
ppreliminary
1.Rate of change for the first eight months of 2006 compared to the same months for 2005.
2.Data not seasonally adjusted.


Number of employees
Industry group (North American Industry Classification System) December 2005 June 2006 July 2006r August 2006p June to July 2006 July to August 2006 December 2005 to August 2006
  Seasonally adjusted
  thousands % change
Industrial aggregate 13,872.3 14,023.9 14,022.6 14,016.1 0.0 0.0 1.0
Forestry, logging and support 63.3 60.0 59.6 59.0 -0.7 -1.0 -6.8
Mining and oil and gas 172.4 185.3 183.0 183.4 -1.2 0.2 6.4
Utilities 121.5 121.5 122.5 123.6 0.8 0.9 1.7
Construction 690.7 703.7 704.5 707.9 0.1 0.5 2.5
Manufacturing 1,948.4 1,928.7 1,930.2 1,932.5 0.1 0.1 -0.8
Wholesale trade 736.7 742.7 743.6 743.0 0.1 -0.1 0.9
Retail trade 1,717.4 1,730.0 1,731.6 1,738.2 0.1 0.4 1.2
Transportation and warehousing 627.5 633.8 636.9 637.5 0.5 0.1 1.6
Information and cultural industries 355.4 359.0 358.8 361.0 -0.1 0.6 1.6
Finance and insurance 588.2 589.6 589.6 590.2 0.0 0.1 0.3
Real estate and rental and leasing 246.2 248.0 246.6 241.8 -0.6 -1.9 -1.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 670.6 676.5 677.3 676.0 0.1 -0.2 0.8
Management of companies and enterprises 96.5 100.0 100.0 101.4 0.0 1.4 5.1
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 681.8 703.7 704.1 703.9 0.1 0.0 3.2
Educational services 1,004.5 1,009.3 1,015.6 1,012.7 0.6 -0.3 0.8
Health care and social assistance 1,425.0 1,439.9 1,436.8 1,436.7 -0.2 0.0 0.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 247.6 247.7 248.2 248.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Accommodation and food services 960.3 971.2 970.3 967.0 -0.1 -0.3 0.7
Other services (excluding public administration) 515.4 520.4 520.0 517.2 -0.1 -0.5 0.3
Public administration 791.0 819.0 816.4 807.1 -0.3 -1.1 2.0
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 177.5 184.4 185.0 186.2 0.3 0.6 4.9
Prince Edward Island 64.3 62.0 62.1 61.8 0.2 -0.5 -3.9
Nova Scotia 395.5 391.2 394.1 392.4 0.7 -0.4 -0.8
New Brunswick 302.2 301.3 303.8 306.3 0.8 0.8 1.4
Quebec 3,213.6 3,236.6 3,235.7 3,238.0 0.0 0.1 0.8
Ontario 5,389.3 5,416.3 5,416.9 5,408.6 0.0 -0.2 0.4
Manitoba 538.2 534.8 534.5 529.1 -0.1 -1.0 -1.7
Saskatchewan 419.2 423.9 421.9 420.1 -0.5 -0.4 0.2
Alberta 1,576.5 1,630.5 1,627.4 1,627.3 -0.2 0.0 3.2
British Columbia 1,747.9 1,785.9 1,788.3 1,790.1 0.1 0.1 2.4
Yukon 17.1 17.1 17.3 17.2 1.2 -0.6 0.6
Northwest Territories1 22.0 22.5 22.6 22.3 0.4 -1.3 1.4
Nunavut1 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.6 0.0 2.7 2.7
rrevised
ppreliminary
1.Data not seasonally adjusted.