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
2017
August
2017
Standard error2 July to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017 July to August 2017 August 2016 to August 2017
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,612.8 15,602.4 35.7 -10.4 273.5 -0.1 1.8
Self-employed 2,809.0 2,841.7 25.2 32.7 100.8 1.2 3.7
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,712.6 3,704.3 20.1 -8.3 77.4 -0.2 2.1
Private 11,900.2 11,898.1 35.9 -2.1 196.0 0.0 1.7
All industries 18,421.9 18,444.1 29.4 22.2 374.3 0.1 2.1
Goods-producing sector 3,883.9 3,870.2 16.1 -13.7 56.2 -0.4 1.5
Agriculture 278.5 280.0 5.3 1.5 -11.1 0.5 -3.8
Natural resources3 335.1 327.4 4.8 -7.7 8.8 -2.3 2.8
Utilities 133.5 132.1 2.3 -1.4 -3.3 -1.0 -2.4
Construction 1,394.3 1,399.3 11.0 5.0 22.2 0.4 1.6
Manufacturing 1,742.5 1,731.4 10.5 -11.1 39.6 -0.6 2.3
Services-producing sector 14,538.0 14,573.9 27.9 35.9 318.1 0.2 2.2
Trade 2,824.4 2,817.7 14.5 -6.7 76.4 -0.2 2.8
Transportation and warehousing 945.8 955.6 8.4 9.8 43.9 1.0 4.8
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,157.8 1,172.4 8.7 14.6 47.2 1.3 4.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,471.3 1,473.7 10.8 2.4 93.2 0.2 6.8
Business, building and other support services 753.4 755.1 10.4 1.7 -9.3 0.2 -1.2
Educational services 1,259.9 1,260.7 10.7 0.8 2.7 0.1 0.2
Health care and social assistance 2,399.9 2,406.3 10.9 6.4 47.1 0.3 2.0
Information, culture and recreation 793.9 799.2 10.3 5.3 10.0 0.7 1.3
Accommodation and food services 1,208.9 1,217.8 11.3 8.9 -9.1 0.7 -0.7
Other services 772.6 761.5 8.4 -11.1 -13.1 -1.4 -1.7
Public administration 950.0 954.0 7.1 4.0 29.2 0.4 3.2
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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