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Table 2 Number of employees

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Number of employees
Industry Group (North American Industry Classification System) December 2009 September 2009 August 2010r September 2010p August to September 2010 September 2009 to September 2010 December 2009 to September 2010
  Seasonally adjusted
  thousands % change
Industrial aggregate 14,532.4 14,498.6 14,720.8 14,734.9 0.1 1.6 1.4
Forestry, logging and support 39.1 40.2 39.2 39.3 0.3 -2.2 0.5
Mining and quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 173.4 172.6 189.4 192.6 1.7 11.6 11.1
Utilities 117.5 116.4 118.2 117.9 -0.3 1.3 0.3
Construction 805.5 797.7 822.1 823.3 0.1 3.2 2.2
Manufacturing 1,447.3 1,455.0 1,460.2 1,465.9 0.4 0.7 1.3
Wholesale trade 723.0 723.1 728.5 731.0 0.3 1.1 1.1
Retail trade 1,859.9 1,851.8 1,850.8 1,853.6 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Transportation and warehousing 669.7 668.5 667.2 667.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Information and cultural industries 313.4 317.1 312.8 312.2 -0.2 -1.5 -0.4
Finance and insurance 682.6 673.5 690.7 691.8 0.2 2.7 1.3
Real estate and rental and leasing 245.2 244.3 239.1 238.8 -0.1 -2.3 -2.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 740.2 732.8 752.0 752.7 0.1 2.7 1.7
Management of companies and enterprises 117.9 111.8 108.5 108.8 0.3 -2.7 -7.7
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 719.2 713.0 729.3 730.9 0.2 2.5 1.6
Educational services 1,161.9 1,135.8 1,170.1 1,149.5 -1.8 1.2 -1.1
Health care and social assistance 1,606.5 1,585.7 1,623.0 1,628.9 0.4 2.7 1.4
Arts, entertainment and recreation 248.8 251.7 247.3 247.7 0.2 -1.6 -0.4
Accommodation and food services 1,068.5 1,065.0 1,058.9 1,062.0 0.3 -0.3 -0.6
Other services (excluding public administration) 506.2 506.7 505.5 505.9 0.1 -0.2 -0.1
Public administration 1,054.7 1,056.5 1,046.6 1,054.1 0.7 -0.2 -0.1
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 193.8 192.0 196.7 197.4 0.4 2.8 1.9
Prince Edward Island 63.6 63.6 64.6 64.7 0.2 1.7 1.7
Nova Scotia 395.6 392.9 403.8 406.3 0.6 3.4 2.7
New Brunswick 314.4 310.0 320.9 318.7 -0.7 2.8 1.4
Quebec 3,360.1 3,340.3 3,371.5 3,384.9 0.4 1.3 0.7
Ontario 5,576.6 5,566.1 5,653.9 5,659.7 0.1 1.7 1.5
Manitoba 557.4 556.7 557.3 557.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
Saskatchewan 438.8 439.6 441.6 443.2 0.4 0.8 1.0
Alberta 1,718.3 1,714.2 1,748.1 1,757.5 0.5 2.5 2.3
British Columbia 1,876.8 1,881.7 1,893.4 1,892.7 0.0 0.6 0.8
Yukon 20.1 19.0 19.6 19.3 -1.5 1.6 -4.0
Northwest Territories¹ 26.8 27.7 28.1 28.2 0.4 1.8 5.2
Nunavut¹ 10.2 10.7 11.1 11.6 4.5 8.4 13.7
revised
preliminary
Data not seasonally adjusted.