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
  February
2016
March
2016
Standard error2 February to March 2016 March 2015 to March 2016 February to March 2016 March 2015 to March 2016
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,203.2 15,265.8 36.5 62.6 100.6 0.4 0.7
Self-employed 2,799.7 2,777.7 26.2 -22.0 29.0 -0.8 1.1
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,600.6 3,598.0 21.1 -2.6 -8.4 -0.1 -0.2
Private 11,602.7 11,667.8 36.6 65.1 109.0 0.6 0.9
All industries 18,002.9 18,043.5 29.5 40.6 129.6 0.2 0.7
Goods-producing sector 3,903.5 3,869.4 17.0 -34.1 1.7 -0.9 0.0
Agriculture 290.9 294.7 5.6 3.8 -0.1 1.3 0.0
Natural resources3 344.4 342.3 5.5 -2.1 -15.5 -0.6 -4.3
Utilities 137.9 139.6 2.6 1.7 3.0 1.2 2.2
Construction 1,398.0 1,392.5 11.6 -5.5 6.1 -0.4 0.4
Manufacturing 1,732.2 1,700.4 10.8 -31.8 8.3 -1.8 0.5
Services-producing sector 14,099.4 14,174.1 28.0 74.7 127.9 0.5 0.9
Trade 2,743.3 2,745.7 14.7 2.4 1.2 0.1 0.0
Transportation and warehousing 895.3 903.5 8.4 8.2 -15.1 0.9 -1.6
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,117.2 1,115.7 8.8 -1.5 14.7 -0.1 1.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,387.6 1,399.8 10.9 12.2 51.7 0.9 3.8
Business, building and other support services 773.0 774.9 10.4 1.9 26.0 0.2 3.5
Educational services 1,257.8 1,265.0 10.4 7.2 -24.0 0.6 -1.9
Health care and social assistance 2,322.8 2,347.7 11.5 24.9 77.1 1.1 3.4
Information, culture and recreation 764.2 760.6 10.0 -3.6 10.6 -0.5 1.4
Accommodation and food services 1,174.4 1,192.1 11.9 17.7 -26.7 1.5 -2.2
Other services 756.5 766.4 8.1 9.9 4.7 1.3 0.6
Public administration 907.2 902.6 7.1 -4.6 7.4 -0.5 0.8
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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