Table 2 
Employment by class of worker and industry (based on NAICS1) – Seasonally adjusted 

Employment by class of worker and industry (based on NAICS1) – Seasonally adjusted
  July
2015
August
2015
Standard error2 July to August 2015 August 2014 to August 2015 July to August 2015 August 2014 to August 2015
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,185.8 15,219.3 35.6 33.5 191.5 0.2 1.3
Self-employed 2,768.2 2,746.6 25.3 -21.6 1.7 -0.8 0.1
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,602.9 3,630.1 20.7 27.2 67.2 0.8 1.9
Private 11,582.9 11,589.2 36.0 6.3 124.3 0.1 1.1
All industries 17,954.0 17,966.0 29.1 12.0 193.3 0.1 1.1
Goods-producing sector 3,857.2 3,852.0 16.7 -5.2 -8.3 -0.1 -0.2
Agriculture 287.3 287.5 5.8 0.2 -14.2 0.1 -4.7
Natural resources3 356.3 358.6 5.5 2.3 -3.8 0.6 -1.0
Utilities 142.0 141.1 2.4 -0.9 9.7 -0.6 7.4
Construction 1,363.2 1,359.6 11.4 -3.6 -8.8 -0.3 -0.6
Manufacturing 1,708.4 1,705.2 10.7 -3.2 8.9 -0.2 0.5
Services-producing sector 14,096.8 14,114.0 27.5 17.2 201.6 0.1 1.4
Trade 2,738.0 2,739.3 14.3 1.3 2.4 0.0 0.1
Transportation and warehousing 929.5 924.0 8.2 -5.5 38.4 -0.6 4.3
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,106.6 1,109.2 8.6 2.6 33.8 0.2 3.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,379.7 1,370.1 10.6 -9.6 29.2 -0.7 2.2
Business, building and other support services 751.9 757.9 9.9 6.0 29.6 0.8 4.1
Educational services 1,293.0 1,304.1 10.4 11.1 53.0 0.9 4.2
Health care and social assistance 2,287.4 2,295.4 10.8 8.0 78.2 0.3 3.5
Information, culture and recreation 748.4 739.8 9.7 -8.6 -12.2 -1.1 -1.6
Accommodation and food services 1,208.0 1,204.6 11.6 -3.4 3.2 -0.3 0.3
Other services 753.9 755.2 8.3 1.3 -44.3 0.2 -5.5
Public administration 900.4 914.4 6.9 14.0 -9.8 1.6 -1.1
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 282-0088 and 282-0089.
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