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
  July
2016
August
2016
Standard error2 July to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016 July to August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,246.6 15,312.0 36.7 65.4 91.2 0.4 0.6
Self-employed 2,776.7 2,737.6 26.5 -39.1 -13.8 -1.4 -0.5
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,566.7 3,623.7 21.0 57.0 -5.5 1.6 -0.2
Private 11,679.9 11,688.2 36.8 8.3 96.7 0.1 0.8
All industries 18,023.3 18,049.5 29.9 26.2 77.4 0.1 0.4
Goods-producing sector 3,800.8 3,811.6 16.9 10.8 -43.9 0.3 -1.1
Agriculture 295.0 292.0 5.6 -3.0 2.9 -1.0 1.0
Natural resources3 313.1 317.5 5.3 4.4 -39.6 1.4 -11.1
Utilities 136.3 135.3 2.8 -1.0 -4.6 -0.7 -3.3
Construction 1,367.7 1,375.1 11.6 7.4 14.7 0.5 1.1
Manufacturing 1,688.8 1,691.7 11.0 2.9 -17.3 0.2 -1.0
Services-producing sector 14,222.5 14,237.9 28.5 15.4 121.3 0.1 0.9
Trade 2,730.3 2,741.6 15.2 11.3 2.2 0.4 0.1
Transportation and warehousing 912.7 912.0 8.3 -0.7 -10.7 -0.1 -1.2
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,125.2 1,123.9 8.7 -1.3 15.3 -0.1 1.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,400.2 1,377.1 11.3 -23.1 6.5 -1.6 0.5
Business, building and other support services 774.4 765.6 10.5 -8.8 5.9 -1.1 0.8
Educational services 1,258.4 1,251.2 10.5 -7.2 -50.1 -0.6 -3.8
Health care and social assistance 2,352.5 2,360.6 11.5 8.1 61.7 0.3 2.7
Information, culture and recreation 777.0 786.6 10.2 9.6 47.4 1.2 6.4
Accommodation and food services 1,223.4 1,228.5 11.8 5.1 23.8 0.4 2.0
Other services 765.7 771.8 8.2 6.1 15.5 0.8 2.0
Public administration 902.6 918.9 7.5 16.3 3.6 1.8 0.4
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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