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
  January
2018
February
2018
Standard error2 January to February 2018 February 2017 to February 2018 January to February 2018 February 2017 to February 2018
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,668.0 15,726.8 35.7 58.8 190.9 0.4 1.2
Self-employed 2,889.0 2,845.7 25.3 -43.3 91.6 -1.5 3.3
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,717.8 3,768.1 20.4 50.3 92.4 1.4 2.5
Private 11,950.3 11,958.7 36.2 8.4 98.6 0.1 0.8
All industries 18,557.1 18,572.5 29.5 15.4 282.5 0.1 1.5
Goods-producing sector 3,943.1 3,932.7 16.5 -10.4 114.6 -0.3 3.0
Agriculture 276.5 272.2 5.4 -4.3 -10.1 -1.6 -3.6
Natural resources3 331.0 338.6 5.0 7.6 11.0 2.3 3.4
Utilities 131.6 134.3 2.3 2.7 -2.6 2.1 -1.9
Construction 1,433.9 1,433.9 11.1 0.0 45.3 0.0 3.3
Manufacturing 1,770.2 1,753.7 10.9 -16.5 71.1 -0.9 4.2
Services-producing sector 14,613.9 14,639.8 28.1 25.9 167.9 0.2 1.2
Trade 2,839.9 2,817.9 15.1 -22.0 35.8 -0.8 1.3
Transportation and warehousing 964.9 977.5 8.4 12.6 47.8 1.3 5.1
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,177.6 1,166.0 8.9 -11.6 0.0 -1.0 0.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,446.8 1,434.9 11.1 -11.9 22.8 -0.8 1.6
Business, building and other support services 767.1 766.3 10.2 -0.8 2.4 -0.1 0.3
Educational services 1,287.6 1,299.8 10.6 12.2 15.5 0.9 1.2
Health care and social assistance 2,370.3 2,394.8 10.9 24.5 22.4 1.0 0.9
Information, culture and recreation 800.3 790.7 10.5 -9.6 7.3 -1.2 0.9
Accommodation and food services 1,215.4 1,222.3 11.7 6.9 8.7 0.6 0.7
Other services 795.0 811.6 8.4 16.6 19.4 2.1 2.4
Public administration 949.0 958.0 7.1 9.0 -14.1 0.9 -1.5
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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