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
  January
2016
February
2016
Standard error2 January to February 2016 February 2015 to February 2016 January to February 2016 February 2015 to February 2016
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,208.5 15,203.2 36.5 -5.3 81.3 0.0 0.5
Self-employed 2,796.7 2,799.7 26.2 3.0 36.6 0.1 1.3
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,621.0 3,600.6 21.1 -20.4 17.3 -0.6 0.5
Private 11,587.5 11,602.7 36.6 15.2 64.1 0.1 0.6
All industries 18,005.2 18,002.9 29.5 -2.3 117.9 0.0 0.7
Goods-producing sector 3,861.3 3,903.5 17.0 42.2 17.7 1.1 0.5
Agriculture 283.7 290.9 5.6 7.2 -9.3 2.5 -3.1
Natural resources3 353.3 344.4 5.5 -8.9 -7.6 -2.5 -2.2
Utilities 135.6 137.9 2.6 2.3 -0.7 1.7 -0.5
Construction 1,364.0 1,398.0 11.6 34.0 -6.1 2.5 -0.4
Manufacturing 1,724.6 1,732.2 10.8 7.6 41.3 0.4 2.4
Services-producing sector 14,143.9 14,099.4 28.0 -44.5 100.3 -0.3 0.7
Trade 2,732.0 2,743.3 14.7 11.3 18.1 0.4 0.7
Transportation and warehousing 899.1 895.3 8.4 -3.8 -9.9 -0.4 -1.1
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,110.7 1,117.2 8.8 6.5 24.3 0.6 2.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,388.1 1,387.6 10.9 -0.5 37.4 0.0 2.8
Business, building and other support services 760.3 773.0 10.4 12.7 20.9 1.7 2.8
Educational services 1,274.7 1,257.8 10.4 -16.9 -22.8 -1.3 -1.8
Health care and social assistance 2,342.4 2,322.8 11.5 -19.6 60.5 -0.8 2.7
Information, culture and recreation 767.1 764.2 10.0 -2.9 16.8 -0.4 2.2
Accommodation and food services 1,185.6 1,174.4 11.9 -11.2 -48.4 -0.9 -4.0
Other services 771.4 756.5 8.1 -14.9 -0.9 -1.9 -0.1
Public administration 912.4 907.2 7.1 -5.2 4.2 -0.6 0.5
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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