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Average weekly earnings (including overtime) for all employees
Industry group (North American Industry Classification System) October 2005 September 2006r October 2006p September to October 2006 October 2005 to October 2006 Year-to-date average 20061
  Seasonally adjusted
  $ % change
Industrial aggregate 738.11 749.73 756.99 1.0 2.6 3.1
Forestry, logging and support 926.84 969.33 950.40 -2.0 2.5 5.0
Mining and oil and gas 1,321.53 1,330.77 1,345.49 1.1 1.8 2.7
Utilities 1,068.76 1,101.27 1,104.16 0.3 3.3 2.0
Construction 884.67 892.30 895.23 0.3 1.2 1.9
Manufacturing 901.56 911.11 917.20 0.7 1.7 2.4
Wholesale trade 844.44 882.40 884.35 0.2 4.7 5.2
Retail trade 473.74 477.32 475.04 -0.5 0.3 2.7
Transportation and warehousing 785.77 780.90 783.38 0.3 -0.3 1.1
Information and cultural industries 908.28 938.11 947.91 1.0 4.4 6.3
Finance and insurance 948.08 968.59 974.64 0.6 2.8 2.6
Real estate and rental and leasing 654.16 683.32 690.33 1.0 5.5 4.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 959.00 980.18 984.72 0.5 2.7 1.1
Management of companies and enterprises 915.16 953.91 938.03 -1.7 2.5 5.5
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 575.75 611.04 612.80 0.3 6.4 3.4
Educational services 821.74 821.93 834.89 1.6 1.6 3.6
Health care and social assistance 672.37 675.63 688.57 1.9 2.4 3.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 432.46 431.34 438.85 1.7 1.5 2.2
Accommodation and food services 319.69 320.25 329.57 2.9 3.1 5.9
Other services (excluding public administration) 568.00 594.64 593.07 -0.3 4.4 2.7
Public administration 905.35 941.40 946.86 0.6 4.6 3.6
Provinces and territories            
Newfoundland and Labrador 683.20 697.39 699.31 0.3 2.4 4.3
Prince Edward Island 575.92 593.74 596.92 0.5 3.6 3.3
Nova Scotia 642.72 656.78 659.36 0.4 2.6 2.6
New Brunswick 676.82 688.00 691.62 0.5 2.2 3.5
Quebec 694.15 703.52 708.27 0.7 2.0 2.5
Ontario 778.23 787.56 793.73 0.8 2.0 2.5
Manitoba 661.07 681.36 680.09 -0.2 2.9 2.1
Saskatchewan 682.79 696.40 700.05 0.5 2.5 3.8
Alberta 782.97 811.96 821.31 1.2 4.9 4.7
British Columbia 727.88 744.48 746.80 0.3 2.6 4.0
Yukon 835.88 845.21 865.02 2.3 3.5 4.7
Northwest Territories2 992.75 971.07 982.35 1.2 -1.0 1.8
Nunavut2 875.32 899.54 893.33 -0.7 2.1 3.5
rrevised
ppreliminary
1.Rate of change for the first 10 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 August 2006 September 2006r October 2006p August to September 2006 September to October 2006 December 2005 to October 2006
  Seasonally adjusted
  thousands % change
Industrial aggregate 13,872.3 14,028.7 14,045.8 14,059.0 0.1 0.1 1.3
Forestry, logging and support 63.3 58.9 58.2 57.5 -1.2 -1.2 -9.2
Mining and oil and gas 172.4 184.8 187.6 187.1 1.5 -0.3 8.5
Utilities 121.5 123.2 123.3 123.8 0.1 0.4 1.9
Construction 690.7 710.5 713.3 714.0 0.4 0.1 3.4
Manufacturing 1,948.4 1,932.4 1,922.8 1,915.5 -0.5 -0.4 -1.7
Wholesale trade 736.7 743.8 742.6 742.4 -0.2 0.0 0.8
Retail trade 1,717.4 1,738.4 1,742.1 1,747.8 0.2 0.3 1.8
Transportation and warehousing 627.5 634.8 633.1 631.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.6
Information and cultural industries 355.4 360.9 359.4 360.3 -0.4 0.3 1.4
Finance and insurance 588.2 590.1 593.6 596.9 0.6 0.6 1.5
Real estate and rental and leasing 246.2 243.8 244.7 242.8 0.4 -0.8 -1.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 670.6 677.9 681.5 682.2 0.5 0.1 1.7
Management of companies and enterprises 96.5 101.5 96.6 95.9 -4.8 -0.7 -0.6
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 681.8 705.8 706.8 704.9 0.1 -0.3 3.4
Educational services 1,004.5 1,015.0 1,019.9 1,027.5 0.5 0.7 2.3
Health care and social assistance 1,425.0 1,439.2 1,440.9 1,440.3 0.1 0.0 1.1
Arts, entertainment and recreation 247.6 247.3 249.1 249.6 0.7 0.2 0.8
Accommodation and food services 960.3 969.6 976.7 978.1 0.7 0.1 1.9
Other services (excluding public administration) 515.4 519.0 521.9 522.0 0.6 0.0 1.3
Public administration 791.0 803.8 796.5 797.1 -0.9 0.1 0.8
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 177.5 184.8 184.3 182.7 -0.3 -0.9 2.9
Prince Edward Island 64.3 62.1 62.2 62.1 0.2 -0.2 -3.4
Nova Scotia 395.5 393.1 394.7 393.4 0.4 -0.3 -0.5
New Brunswick 302.2 306.1 304.2 304.9 -0.6 0.2 0.9
Quebec 3,213.6 3,239.0 3,237.3 3,241.6 -0.1 0.1 0.9
Ontario 5,389.3 5,413.0 5,429.4 5,427.6 0.3 0.0 0.7
Manitoba 538.2 534.9 535.8 532.9 0.2 -0.5 -1.0
Saskatchewan 419.2 422.1 422.8 422.5 0.2 -0.1 0.8
Alberta 1,576.5 1,628.4 1,628.7 1,630.6 0.0 0.1 3.4
British Columbia 1,747.9 1,796.9 1,801.0 1,806.2 0.2 0.3 3.3
Yukon 17.1 17.5 17.5 17.1 0.0 -2.3 0.0
Northwest Territories1 22.0 22.5 22.9 22.2 1.8 -3.1 0.9
Nunavut1 11.3 11.9 12.3 12.0 3.4 -2.4 6.2
rrevised
ppreliminary
1.Data not seasonally adjusted.