Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  June
2018
July
2018
Standard error1 June to July 2018 July 2017 to July 2018 June to July 2018 July 2017 to July 2018
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 222.8 225.2 2.0 2.4 5.3 1.1 2.4
Goods-producing sector 43.7 44.3 1.4 0.6 -1.6 1.4 -3.5
Agriculture 1.4 1.1 0.3 -0.3 -0.5 -21.4 -31.3
Natural resources2 11.7 12.4 0.8 0.7 0.3 6.0 2.5
Utilities 3.0 2.9 0.3 -0.1 0.0 -3.3 0.0
Construction 19.5 19.5 1.0 0.0 -0.9 0.0 -4.4
Manufacturing 8.1 8.3 0.7 0.2 -0.5 2.5 -5.7
Services-producing sector  179.1 181.0 1.6 1.9 7.0 1.1 4.0
Wholesale and retail trade 36.8 36.4 0.9 -0.4 -4.3 -1.1 -10.6
Transportation and warehousing 11.3 12.7 0.5 1.4 1.2 12.4 10.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 7.7 8.0 0.4 0.3 2.2 3.9 37.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 10.1 10.1 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 2.0
Business, building and other support services 6.0 5.6 0.5 -0.4 -2.4 -6.7 -30.0
Educational services 15.7 17.3 0.6 1.6 2.4 10.2 16.1
Health care and social assistance 39.9 40.2 0.7 0.3 1.6 0.8 4.1
Information, culture and recreation 7.5 7.7 0.5 0.2 2.1 2.7 37.5
Accommodation and food services 16.7 16.3 0.7 -0.4 1.5 -2.4 10.1
Other services (except public administration) 11.0 9.9 0.5 -1.1 -0.3 -10.0 -2.9
Public administration 16.3 16.9 0.5 0.6 2.9 3.7 20.7
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 76.2 76.5 0.6 0.3 2.9 0.4 3.9
Goods-producing sector 19.3 19.3 0.5 0.0 2.3 0.0 13.5
Agriculture 3.8 4.0 0.3 0.2 0.7 5.3 21.2
Natural resources2 2.9 2.7 0.3 -0.2 1.0 -6.9 58.8
Utilities 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.1 x 50.0 x
Construction 5.6 5.7 0.2 0.1 0.4 1.8 7.5
Manufacturing 6.8 6.7 0.3 -0.1 0.2 -1.5 3.1
Services-producing sector  56.9 57.1 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.9
Wholesale and retail trade 11.2 11.2 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -1.8
Transportation and warehousing 2.5 2.7 0.2 0.2 -0.3 8.0 -10.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 3.0 2.9 0.1 -0.1 0.3 -3.3 11.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 3.6 3.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -5.6 -8.1
Business, building and other support services 1.9 1.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Educational services 5.6 5.7 0.2 0.1 0.7 1.8 14.0
Health care and social assistance 10.7 10.2 0.2 -0.5 -0.4 -4.7 -3.8
Information, culture and recreation 2.6 2.9 0.2 0.3 0.2 11.5 7.4
Accommodation and food services 6.6 6.5 0.3 -0.1 1.0 -1.5 18.2
Other services (except public administration) 3.0 3.2 0.2 0.2 -0.2 6.7 -5.9
Public administration 6.3 6.5 0.2 0.2 -0.3 3.2 -4.4
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 452.4 453.4 2.7 1.0 4.1 0.2 0.9
Goods-producing sector 80.6 82.5 1.6 1.9 0.8 2.4 1.0
Agriculture 5.0 5.2 0.5 0.2 0.8 4.0 18.2
Natural resources2 9.0 8.1 0.9 -0.9 -2.8 -10.0 -25.7
Utilities 3.8 4.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 5.3 2.6
Construction 31.3 32.6 1.0 1.3 2.1 4.2 6.9
Manufacturing 31.5 32.7 0.9 1.2 0.7 3.8 2.2
Services-producing sector  371.8 370.9 2.5 -0.9 3.3 -0.2 0.9
Wholesale and retail trade 80.7 80.7 1.3 0.0 3.3 0.0 4.3
Transportation and warehousing 19.6 18.6 0.7 -1.0 -0.9 -5.1 -4.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 22.0 21.6 0.7 -0.4 -0.8 -1.8 -3.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 28.9 29.7 0.9 0.8 1.2 2.8 4.2
Business, building and other support services 16.8 17.7 0.9 0.9 -0.7 5.4 -3.8
Educational services 37.1 35.8 1.1 -1.3 -1.2 -3.5 -3.2
Health care and social assistance 68.4 67.0 1.1 -1.4 -4.4 -2.0 -6.2
Information, culture and recreation 17.5 18.7 0.9 1.2 2.8 6.9 17.6
Accommodation and food services 34.2 32.4 1.2 -1.8 3.3 -5.3 11.3
Other services (except public administration) 19.1 19.3 0.7 0.2 0.5 1.0 2.7
Public administration 27.6 29.4 0.7 1.8 0.1 6.5 0.3
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 355.8 354.1 2.3 -1.7 2.3 -0.5 0.7
Goods-producing sector 73.4 72.2 1.5 -1.2 -2.6 -1.6 -3.5
Agriculture 6.4 6.2 0.5 -0.2 1.1 -3.1 21.6
Natural resources2 10.0 9.6 0.6 -0.4 1.2 -4.0 14.3
Utilities 3.0 3.1 0.2 0.1 -0.4 3.3 -11.4
Construction 23.4 21.7 0.9 -1.7 -3.7 -7.3 -14.6
Manufacturing 30.5 31.6 0.9 1.1 -0.9 3.6 -2.8
Services-producing sector  282.5 281.9 2.0 -0.6 4.9 -0.2 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 52.4 53.0 1.0 0.6 -3.0 1.1 -5.4
Transportation and warehousing 18.2 18.6 0.6 0.4 2.2 2.2 13.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 17.5 17.5 0.5 0.0 0.8 0.0 4.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 17.1 16.4 0.6 -0.7 0.9 -4.1 5.8
Business, building and other support services 17.3 17.2 0.7 -0.1 0.5 -0.6 3.0
Educational services 26.0 25.3 0.8 -0.7 0.9 -2.7 3.7
Health care and social assistance 59.7 58.5 0.9 -1.2 0.5 -2.0 0.9
Information, culture and recreation 11.6 10.5 0.7 -1.1 -0.6 -9.5 -5.4
Accommodation and food services 22.8 23.9 0.9 1.1 0.4 4.8 1.7
Other services (except public administration) 14.5 15.2 0.6 0.7 -0.7 4.8 -4.4
Public administration 25.2 25.8 0.6 0.6 3.0 2.4 13.2
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,264.0 4,255.6 15.4 -8.4 16.4 -0.2 0.4
Goods-producing sector 859.1 856.6 9.1 -2.5 -9.6 -0.3 -1.1
Agriculture 54.0 58.2 3.1 4.2 0.4 7.8 0.7
Natural resources2 42.1 38.6 2.3 -3.5 1.7 -8.3 4.6
Utilities 26.9 27.6 1.1 0.7 0.8 2.6 3.0
Construction 247.6 247.4 5.5 -0.2 2.6 -0.1 1.1
Manufacturing 488.6 484.8 6.5 -3.8 -15.1 -0.8 -3.0
Services-producing sector  3,404.9 3,398.9 14.6 -6.0 26.0 -0.2 0.8
Wholesale and retail trade 667.8 653.6 7.8 -14.2 -8.8 -2.1 -1.3
Transportation and warehousing 218.6 211.1 4.3 -7.5 0.5 -3.4 0.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 244.1 244.1 4.2 0.0 11.8 0.0 5.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 325.6 329.4 5.7 3.8 -8.9 1.2 -2.6
Business, building and other support services 193.6 196.5 5.3 2.9 25.8 1.5 15.1
Educational services 294.8 310.4 5.4 15.6 17.9 5.3 6.1
Health care and social assistance 583.9 585.6 5.6 1.7 2.8 0.3 0.5
Information, culture and recreation 174.9 179.5 5.2 4.6 -9.1 2.6 -4.8
Accommodation and food services 273.1 267.5 6.0 -5.6 -4.5 -2.1 -1.7
Other services (except public administration) 175.5 174.5 4.1 -1.0 0.0 -0.6 0.0
Public administration 253.2 246.7 4.3 -6.5 -1.6 -2.6 -0.6
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,244.4 7,305.0 19.6 60.6 182.6 0.8 2.6
Goods-producing sector 1,474.9 1,452.7 10.4 -22.2 23.9 -1.5 1.7
Agriculture 72.5 67.3 2.4 -5.2 0.3 -7.2 0.4
Natural resources2 36.3 37.4 1.6 1.1 1.6 3.0 4.5
Utilities 55.3 57.9 1.9 2.6 12.5 4.7 27.5
Construction 534.0 527.5 7.2 -6.5 17.4 -1.2 3.4
Manufacturing 776.8 762.6 7.5 -14.2 -7.9 -1.8 -1.0
Services-producing sector  5,769.5 5,852.3 18.8 82.8 158.7 1.4 2.8
Wholesale and retail trade 1,055.0 1,078.2 9.7 23.2 -2.7 2.2 -0.2
Transportation and warehousing 378.2 383.0 5.8 4.8 38.5 1.3 11.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 569.9 572.9 6.9 3.0 21.2 0.5 3.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 652.1 652.4 7.3 0.3 15.9 0.0 2.5
Business, building and other support services 317.4 316.5 6.8 -0.9 -1.4 -0.3 -0.4
Educational services 505.9 530.1 7.2 24.2 51.6 4.8 10.8
Health care and social assistance 836.7 855.5 7.0 18.8 -26.0 2.2 -2.9
Information, culture and recreation 331.2 330.1 7.0 -1.1 16.3 -0.3 5.2
Accommodation and food services 476.5 474.6 8.0 -1.9 27.3 -0.4 6.1
Other services (except public administration) 288.9 292.2 5.0 3.3 19.2 1.1 7.0
Public administration 357.7 366.8 4.7 9.1 -1.2 2.5 -0.3
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 650.2 646.7 2.5 -3.5 -2.4 -0.5 -0.4
Goods-producing sector 149.4 146.2 1.6 -3.2 -5.7 -2.1 -3.8
Agriculture 26.2 24.6 0.9 -1.6 0.8 -6.1 3.4
Natural resources2 6.5 6.1 0.4 -0.4 -0.7 -6.2 -10.3
Utilities 7.0 7.1 0.3 0.1 -1.6 1.4 -18.4
Construction 47.7 45.6 1.0 -2.1 -2.3 -4.4 -4.8
Manufacturing 62.1 62.7 0.9 0.6 -2.0 1.0 -3.1
Services-producing sector  500.7 500.4 2.4 -0.3 3.2 -0.1 0.6
Wholesale and retail trade 87.6 87.9 1.2 0.3 -3.4 0.3 -3.7
Transportation and warehousing 39.1 39.9 0.8 0.8 3.9 2.0 10.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 36.4 36.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.5 -0.5 -1.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 27.5 28.3 0.7 0.8 0.6 2.9 2.2
Business, building and other support services 20.5 20.2 0.7 -0.3 -0.4 -1.5 -1.9
Educational services 52.5 50.2 1.0 -2.3 -6.5 -4.4 -11.5
Health care and social assistance 104.0 105.3 1.1 1.3 3.8 1.3 3.7
Information, culture and recreation 24.9 24.0 0.9 -0.9 -0.6 -3.6 -2.4
Accommodation and food services 43.4 43.5 1.0 0.1 1.1 0.2 2.6
Other services (except public administration) 30.3 30.7 0.8 0.4 3.6 1.3 13.3
Public administration 34.4 34.3 0.7 -0.1 1.7 -0.3 5.2
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 572.0 567.8 2.5 -4.2 -0.7 -0.7 -0.1
Goods-producing sector 148.8 144.6 1.6 -4.2 -3.8 -2.8 -2.6
Agriculture 36.8 35.7 1.0 -1.1 -1.5 -3.0 -4.0
Natural resources2 24.7 23.5 0.6 -1.2 -0.7 -4.9 -2.9
Utilities 7.0 7.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.4
Construction 50.9 50.4 1.1 -0.5 -1.4 -1.0 -2.7
Manufacturing 29.3 28.0 0.7 -1.3 -0.3 -4.4 -1.1
Services-producing sector  423.1 423.2 2.3 0.1 3.1 0.0 0.7
Wholesale and retail trade 90.6 91.4 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.7
Transportation and warehousing 28.1 26.5 0.7 -1.6 -2.6 -5.7 -8.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 29.3 29.3 0.6 0.0 1.5 0.0 5.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 26.0 26.7 0.7 0.7 -3.9 2.7 -12.7
Business, building and other support services 15.0 14.6 0.7 -0.4 0.1 -2.7 0.7
Educational services 40.6 41.4 0.9 0.8 1.5 2.0 3.8
Health care and social assistance 78.7 78.3 1.0 -0.4 1.8 -0.5 2.4
Information, culture and recreation 19.5 19.8 0.7 0.3 -0.9 1.5 -4.3
Accommodation and food services 36.7 36.5 0.9 -0.2 -0.3 -0.5 -0.8
Other services (except public administration) 26.2 26.8 0.7 0.6 2.6 2.3 10.7
Public administration 32.5 31.9 0.7 -0.6 2.6 -1.8 8.9
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,328.2 2,324.6 9.9 -3.6 39.6 -0.2 1.7
Goods-producing sector 608.5 601.6 6.4 -6.9 22.4 -1.1 3.9
Agriculture 48.7 49.2 2.2 0.5 -3.7 1.0 -7.0
Natural resources2 157.4 156.9 3.3 -0.5 8.9 -0.3 6.0
Utilities 23.5 23.2 1.2 -0.3 0.8 -1.3 3.6
Construction 251.6 244.0 4.8 -7.6 8.8 -3.0 3.7
Manufacturing 127.3 128.2 2.9 0.9 7.4 0.7 6.1
Services-producing sector  1,719.7 1,723.1 9.5 3.4 17.3 0.2 1.0
Wholesale and retail trade 336.8 336.7 4.9 -0.1 -1.7 0.0 -0.5
Transportation and warehousing 137.3 139.0 3.2 1.7 2.3 1.2 1.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 104.1 102.0 2.5 -2.1 -4.9 -2.0 -4.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 184.7 176.6 3.6 -8.1 -0.4 -4.4 -0.2
Business, building and other support services 82.8 82.0 3.0 -0.8 -4.2 -1.0 -4.9
Educational services 160.8 160.2 3.6 -0.6 17.4 -0.4 12.2
Health care and social assistance 273.9 276.9 3.8 3.0 0.0 1.1 0.0
Information, culture and recreation 79.0 79.9 3.0 0.9 7.3 1.1 10.1
Accommodation and food services 143.2 146.0 4.1 2.8 -8.2 2.0 -5.3
Other services (except public administration) 108.5 114.8 3.0 6.3 3.7 5.8 3.3
Public administration 108.7 109.0 2.3 0.3 5.9 0.3 5.7
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,462.0 2,473.2 10.2 11.2 -4.2 0.5 -0.2
Goods-producing sector 498.0 493.3 6.3 -4.7 -6.0 -0.9 -1.2
Agriculture 21.4 21.2 2.3 -0.2 -3.3 -0.9 -13.5
Natural resources2 50.1 49.6 2.3 -0.5 -1.3 -1.0 -2.6
Utilities 15.3 13.8 0.9 -1.5 1.7 -9.8 14.0
Construction 234.2 234.7 4.5 0.5 2.0 0.2 0.9
Manufacturing 177.0 174.0 3.8 -3.0 -5.1 -1.7 -2.8
Services-producing sector  1,964.0 1,979.9 9.8 15.9 1.8 0.8 0.1
Wholesale and retail trade 359.4 361.9 5.3 2.5 -11.9 0.7 -3.2
Transportation and warehousing 138.5 131.9 3.0 -6.6 -9.9 -4.8 -7.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 145.0 148.9 3.3 3.9 -9.6 2.7 -6.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 206.3 209.6 4.1 3.3 10.1 1.6 5.1
Business, building and other support services 97.3 98.2 3.5 0.9 -2.2 0.9 -2.2
Educational services 165.7 168.6 3.6 2.9 6.2 1.8 3.8
Health care and social assistance 321.2 323.9 4.3 2.7 21.3 0.8 7.0
Information, culture and recreation 126.1 134.8 4.0 8.7 -5.2 6.9 -3.7
Accommodation and food services 187.7 184.1 4.2 -3.6 -0.4 -1.9 -0.2
Other services (except public administration) 114.1 113.9 3.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.3
Public administration 102.6 104.2 2.2 1.6 4.1 1.6 4.1
x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0088).
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