Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  July
2016
June
2017r
July
2017p
June to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017 June to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 15,977.0 16,268.7 16,277.3 8.6 300.3 0.1 1.9
Forestry, logging and support 40.0 39.2 39.3 0.1 -0.7 0.2 -1.6
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 189.3 202.6 199.1 -3.6 9.7 -1.8 5.1
Utilities 119.2 118.2 117.5 -0.7 -1.7 -0.6 -1.4
Construction 973.4 997.1 998.3 1.1 24.8 0.1 2.5
Manufacturing 1,475.5 1,502.5 1,504.2 1.6 28.6 0.1 1.9
Wholesale trade 774.5 778.2 778.3 0.1 3.8 0.0 0.5
Retail trade 1,952.8 1,978.2 1,982.4 4.2 29.6 0.2 1.5
Transportation and warehousing 738.3 752.6 751.1 -1.5 12.8 -0.2 1.7
Information and cultural industries 336.5 338.3 338.0 -0.3 1.5 -0.1 0.4
Finance and insurance 720.8 723.2 724.4 1.2 3.6 0.2 0.5
Real estate and rental and leasing 291.9 294.9 294.4 -0.6 2.4 -0.2 0.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 860.3 890.7 890.9 0.2 30.5 0.0 3.5
Management of companies and enterprises 96.7 98.4 94.3 -4.1 -2.5 -4.2 -2.6
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 790.5 804.5 802.6 -1.9 12.1 -0.2 1.5
Educational services 1,255.9 1,274.8 1,292.3 17.5 36.4 1.4 2.9
Health care and social assistance 1,880.5 1,915.9 1,915.6 -0.3 35.1 0.0 1.9
Arts, entertainment and recreation 283.0 291.9 292.9 1.0 9.9 0.4 3.5
Accommodation and food services 1,272.3 1,305.0 1,299.0 -6.0 26.7 -0.5 2.1
Other services (excluding public administration) 534.9 541.5 540.4 -1.1 5.4 -0.2 1.0
Public administration 1,068.1 1,079.4 1,082.0 2.7 13.9 0.2 1.3
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 219.5 217.5 217.0 -0.5 -2.5 -0.2 -1.1
Prince Edward Island 62.9 66.4 65.7 -0.7 2.9 -1.0 4.6
Nova Scotia 401.8 406.5 407.3 0.8 5.6 0.2 1.4
New Brunswick 307.2 313.7 311.2 -2.6 4.0 -0.8 1.3
Quebec 3,548.4 3,593.1 3,607.8 14.7 59.4 0.4 1.7
Ontario 6,197.3 6,328.2 6,331.6 3.4 134.3 0.1 2.2
Manitoba 592.0 601.0 603.9 2.9 11.9 0.5 2.0
Saskatchewan 478.6 476.0 475.8 -0.2 -2.7 0.0 -0.6
Alberta 1,970.4 1,996.7 1,990.1 -6.6 19.6 -0.3 1.0
British Columbia 2,136.8 2,205.4 2,203.4 -2.1 66.6 -0.1 3.1
Yukon 20.9 21.8 21.4 -0.4 0.6 -1.7 2.7
Northwest Territories 26.5 26.9 26.8 -0.1 0.3 -0.3 1.2
Nunavut 14.9 15.5 15.4 -0.1 0.5 -0.6 3.2
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
CANSIM table 281-0063.
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