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

Employment by class of worker and industry (based on NAICS) – Seasonally adjusted
  August
2015
September
2015
Standard error2 August to September 2015 September 2014 to September 2015 August to September 2015 September 2014 to September 2015
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,219.3 15,200.7 35.6 -18.6 92.8 -0.1 0.6
Self-employed 2,746.6 2,777.4 25.3 30.8 68.4 1.1 2.5
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,630.1 3,601.3 20.7 -28.8 21.7 -0.8 0.6
Private 11,589.2 11,599.3 36.0 10.1 71.0 0.1 0.6
All industries 17,966.0 17,978.1 29.1 12.1 161.2 0.1 0.9
Goods-producing sector 3,852.0 3,855.4 16.7 3.4 -26.3 0.1 -0.7
Agriculture 287.5 290.5 5.8 3.0 -3.0 1.0 -1.0
Natural resources3 358.6 356.0 5.5 -2.6 -20.3 -0.7 -5.4
Utilities 141.1 136.8 2.4 -4.3 5.3 -3.0 4.0
Construction 1,359.6 1,366.4 11.4 6.8 -10.8 0.5 -0.8
Manufacturing 1,705.2 1,705.8 10.7 0.6 2.7 0.0 0.2
Services-producing sector 14,114.0 14,122.7 27.5 8.7 187.5 0.1 1.3
Trade 2,739.3 2,730.4 14.3 -8.9 1.3 -0.3 0.0
Transportation and warehousing 924.0 916.2 8.2 -7.8 34.6 -0.8 3.9
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,109.2 1,104.3 8.6 -4.9 23.3 -0.4 2.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,370.1 1,369.5 10.6 -0.6 33.5 0.0 2.5
Business, building and other support services 757.9 773.9 9.9 16.0 38.1 2.1 5.2
Educational services 1,304.1 1,252.8 10.4 -51.3 -3.0 -3.9 -0.2
Health care and social assistance 2,295.4 2,312.2 10.8 16.8 75.5 0.7 3.4
Information, culture and recreation 739.8 772.3 9.7 32.5 36.0 4.4 4.9
Accommodation and food services 1,204.6 1,199.5 11.6 -5.1 -12.5 -0.4 -1.0
Other services 755.2 776.8 8.3 21.6 -24.7 2.9 -3.1
Public administration 914.4 914.9 6.9 0.5 -14.3 0.1 -1.5
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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