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
  February
2017
March
2017
Standard error2 February to March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017 February to March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,537.1 15,538.1 35.8 1.0 287.2 0.0 1.9
Self-employed 2,751.5 2,769.9 25.3 18.4 -10.8 0.7 -0.4
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,674.1 3,661.4 20.2 -12.7 67.1 -0.3 1.9
Private 11,863.0 11,876.7 35.8 13.7 220.1 0.1 1.9
All industries 18,288.6 18,308.0 29.5 19.4 276.4 0.1 1.5
Goods-producing sector 3,816.7 3,838.5 16.4 21.8 -24.2 0.6 -0.6
Agriculture 282.6 275.7 5.5 -6.9 -18.8 -2.4 -6.4
Natural resources3 326.5 325.2 5.0 -1.3 -13.6 -0.4 -4.0
Utilities 137.2 134.6 2.6 -2.6 -4.6 -1.9 -3.3
Construction 1,393.6 1,401.9 11.2 8.3 13.0 0.6 0.9
Manufacturing 1,676.8 1,701.2 10.9 24.4 -0.2 1.5 0.0
Services-producing sector 14,471.9 14,469.5 28.1 -2.4 300.6 0.0 2.1
Trade 2,778.7 2,795.6 14.8 16.9 50.8 0.6 1.9
Transportation and warehousing 931.7 918.9 8.3 -12.8 15.1 -1.4 1.7
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,168.1 1,174.5 8.7 6.4 59.3 0.5 5.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,407.0 1,411.0 11.0 4.0 13.7 0.3 1.0
Business, building and other support services 765.0 783.2 10.5 18.2 8.9 2.4 1.1
Educational services 1,287.0 1,272.1 10.7 -14.9 9.1 -1.2 0.7
Health care and social assistance 2,367.1 2,357.9 11.0 -9.2 14.0 -0.4 0.6
Information, culture and recreation 783.3 794.0 10.4 10.7 31.9 1.4 4.2
Accommodation and food services 1,213.3 1,208.7 11.4 -4.6 13.0 -0.4 1.1
Other services 795.5 786.0 8.3 -9.5 20.3 -1.2 2.7
Public administration 975.4 967.6 7.4 -7.8 64.6 -0.8 7.2
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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