Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  August
2018
September
2018
Standard error1 August to September 2018 September 2017 to September 2018 August to September 2018 September 2017 to September 2018
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 226.3 227.1 2.0 0.8 5.5 0.4 2.5
Goods-producing sector 44.5 46.5 1.4 2.0 -0.9 4.5 -1.9
Agriculture 1.4 1.6 0.3 0.2 -0.2 14.3 -11.1
Natural resources2 12.7 12.9 0.8 0.2 1.0 1.6 8.4
Utilities 3.0 2.9 0.3 -0.1 -0.5 -3.3 -14.7
Construction 18.8 20.6 1.0 1.8 0.6 9.6 3.0
Manufacturing 8.6 8.4 0.7 -0.2 -1.9 -2.3 -18.4
Services-producing sector  181.8 180.6 1.6 -1.2 6.4 -0.7 3.7
Wholesale and retail trade 37.0 37.9 0.9 0.9 -2.0 2.4 -5.0
Transportation and warehousing 12.1 12.1 0.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 11.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 8.0 7.5 0.4 -0.5 1.4 -6.3 23.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 10.1 11.0 0.5 0.9 1.9 8.9 20.9
Business, building and other support services 6.2 6.6 0.5 0.4 0.1 6.5 1.5
Educational services 17.5 15.7 0.6 -1.8 -0.4 -10.3 -2.5
Health care and social assistance 39.4 39.8 0.7 0.4 1.5 1.0 3.9
Information, culture and recreation 7.7 7.8 0.5 0.1 1.6 1.3 25.8
Accommodation and food services 16.0 15.5 0.7 -0.5 -0.1 -3.1 -0.6
Other services (except public administration) 9.7 9.2 0.5 -0.5 -1.9 -5.2 -17.1
Public administration 18.1 17.4 0.5 -0.7 3.0 -3.9 20.8
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 76.2 76.4 0.6 0.2 3.2 0.3 4.4
Goods-producing sector 19.4 19.3 0.5 -0.1 1.5 -0.5 8.4
Agriculture 4.1 3.8 0.3 -0.3 0.7 -7.3 22.6
Natural resources2 2.8 2.5 0.3 -0.3 -0.1 -10.7 -3.8
Utilities 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 x 0.0 x
Construction 5.5 5.7 0.2 0.2 0.3 3.6 5.6
Manufacturing 6.8 7.1 0.3 0.3 0.5 4.4 7.6
Services-producing sector  56.8 57.1 0.5 0.3 1.7 0.5 3.1
Wholesale and retail trade 11.1 10.8 0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -2.7 -1.8
Transportation and warehousing 2.7 2.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.7 3.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.9 2.9 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 3.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 3.5 3.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 2.9 2.9
Business, building and other support services 2.2 2.1 0.2 -0.1 0.3 -4.5 16.7
Educational services 5.5 5.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -3.6 -3.6
Health care and social assistance 9.8 10.4 0.2 0.6 -0.1 6.1 -1.0
Information, culture and recreation 2.9 2.7 0.2 -0.2 0.0 -6.9 0.0
Accommodation and food services 6.6 6.7 0.3 0.1 1.7 1.5 34.0
Other services (except public administration) 3.1 3.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -3.1
Public administration 6.5 6.8 0.2 0.3 0.1 4.6 1.5
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 454.6 456.2 2.7 1.6 8.2 0.4 1.8
Goods-producing sector 78.8 81.4 1.6 2.6 0.3 3.3 0.4
Agriculture 5.3 5.3 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 6.0
Natural resources2 7.4 8.7 0.9 1.3 -0.9 17.6 -9.4
Utilities 3.8 3.4 0.2 -0.4 -0.6 -10.5 -15.0
Construction 32.1 32.5 1.0 0.4 1.1 1.2 3.5
Manufacturing 30.3 31.6 0.9 1.3 0.5 4.3 1.6
Services-producing sector  375.9 374.8 2.5 -1.1 7.9 -0.3 2.2
Wholesale and retail trade 81.8 78.2 1.3 -3.6 1.8 -4.4 2.4
Transportation and warehousing 18.4 19.0 0.7 0.6 -0.9 3.3 -4.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 21.1 21.4 0.7 0.3 -1.4 1.4 -6.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 28.9 27.1 0.9 -1.8 0.4 -6.2 1.5
Business, building and other support services 18.3 19.1 0.9 0.8 0.8 4.4 4.4
Educational services 37.1 39.6 1.1 2.5 2.1 6.7 5.6
Health care and social assistance 67.3 66.1 1.1 -1.2 -4.4 -1.8 -6.2
Information, culture and recreation 18.5 19.3 0.9 0.8 2.2 4.3 12.9
Accommodation and food services 36.4 37.3 1.2 0.9 7.5 2.5 25.2
Other services (except public administration) 19.2 19.3 0.7 0.1 0.9 0.5 4.9
Public administration 28.9 28.4 0.7 -0.5 -1.1 -1.7 -3.7
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 353.0 354.6 2.3 1.6 1.5 0.5 0.4
Goods-producing sector 71.7 72.1 1.5 0.4 -1.4 0.6 -1.9
Agriculture 5.7 5.6 0.5 -0.1 0.8 -1.8 16.7
Natural resources2 9.9 10.6 0.6 0.7 2.2 7.1 26.2
Utilities 3.0 3.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 6.7 10.3
Construction 22.5 23.3 0.9 0.8 -2.0 3.6 -7.9
Manufacturing 30.6 29.4 0.9 -1.2 -2.7 -3.9 -8.4
Services-producing sector  281.3 282.5 2.0 1.2 2.9 0.4 1.0
Wholesale and retail trade 52.8 52.9 1.0 0.1 -1.7 0.2 -3.1
Transportation and warehousing 18.6 18.3 0.6 -0.3 0.9 -1.6 5.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 17.7 18.0 0.5 0.3 1.0 1.7 5.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 16.2 15.2 0.6 -1.0 -0.2 -6.2 -1.3
Business, building and other support services 15.9 15.8 0.7 -0.1 -1.7 -0.6 -9.7
Educational services 25.4 26.9 0.8 1.5 -0.1 5.9 -0.4
Health care and social assistance 60.4 59.9 0.9 -0.5 1.2 -0.8 2.0
Information, culture and recreation 10.9 11.1 0.7 0.2 1.1 1.8 11.0
Accommodation and food services 24.2 23.2 0.9 -1.0 -1.6 -4.1 -6.5
Other services (except public administration) 14.2 14.8 0.6 0.6 0.4 4.2 2.8
Public administration 24.9 26.4 0.6 1.5 3.7 6.0 16.3
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,253.3 4,245.0 15.4 -8.3 16.1 -0.2 0.4
Goods-producing sector 857.6 857.4 9.1 -0.2 8.3 0.0 1.0
Agriculture 53.9 55.6 3.1 1.7 -2.1 3.2 -3.6
Natural resources2 39.9 41.1 2.3 1.2 5.4 3.0 15.1
Utilities 28.2 28.1 1.1 -0.1 3.1 -0.4 12.4
Construction 246.5 252.0 5.5 5.5 6.6 2.2 2.7
Manufacturing 489.0 480.5 6.5 -8.5 -4.9 -1.7 -1.0
Services-producing sector  3,395.7 3,387.6 14.6 -8.1 7.8 -0.2 0.2
Wholesale and retail trade 639.4 654.4 7.8 15.0 -11.5 2.3 -1.7
Transportation and warehousing 214.8 216.3 4.3 1.5 6.4 0.7 3.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 242.6 245.0 4.2 2.4 12.1 1.0 5.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 323.3 323.7 5.7 0.4 -9.3 0.1 -2.8
Business, building and other support services 192.7 188.5 5.3 -4.2 6.2 -2.2 3.4
Educational services 309.6 298.4 5.4 -11.2 1.5 -3.6 0.5
Health care and social assistance 590.6 595.4 5.6 4.8 10.9 0.8 1.9
Information, culture and recreation 191.1 172.6 5.2 -18.5 -11.2 -9.7 -6.1
Accommodation and food services 269.5 270.7 6.0 1.2 -3.7 0.4 -1.3
Other services (except public administration) 176.4 176.5 4.1 0.1 5.5 0.1 3.2
Public administration 245.9 246.0 4.3 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.3
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,224.9 7,261.0 19.6 36.1 82.8 0.5 1.2
Goods-producing sector 1,444.1 1,457.7 10.4 13.6 8.6 0.9 0.6
Agriculture 67.6 70.6 2.4 3.0 1.1 4.4 1.6
Natural resources2 37.3 37.2 1.6 -0.1 0.9 -0.3 2.5
Utilities 59.1 59.6 1.9 0.5 13.5 0.8 29.3
Construction 518.7 532.4 7.2 13.7 13.5 2.6 2.6
Manufacturing 761.4 757.9 7.5 -3.5 -20.4 -0.5 -2.6
Services-producing sector  5,780.8 5,803.2 18.8 22.4 74.1 0.4 1.3
Wholesale and retail trade 1,064.1 1,072.5 9.7 8.4 -14.5 0.8 -1.3
Transportation and warehousing 382.3 383.3 5.8 1.0 31.0 0.3 8.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 564.8 574.5 6.9 9.7 15.9 1.7 2.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 629.4 626.4 7.3 -3.0 -17.0 -0.5 -2.6
Business, building and other support services 319.9 317.7 6.8 -2.2 9.7 -0.7 3.1
Educational services 523.4 537.6 7.2 14.2 38.9 2.7 7.8
Health care and social assistance 852.0 847.5 7.0 -4.5 -22.6 -0.5 -2.6
Information, culture and recreation 318.5 316.9 7.0 -1.6 8.7 -0.5 2.8
Accommodation and food services 471.8 465.7 8.0 -6.1 11.9 -1.3 2.6
Other services (except public administration) 295.9 293.8 5.0 -2.1 18.6 -0.7 6.8
Public administration 358.9 367.4 4.7 8.5 -6.4 2.4 -1.7
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 649.2 648.1 2.5 -1.1 3.6 -0.2 0.6
Goods-producing sector 144.1 147.8 1.6 3.7 -2.8 2.6 -1.9
Agriculture 24.7 25.7 0.9 1.0 0.9 4.0 3.6
Natural resources2 6.8 6.6 0.4 -0.2 0.4 -2.9 6.5
Utilities 7.0 7.1 0.3 0.1 -1.4 1.4 -16.5
Construction 45.5 45.9 1.0 0.4 -1.3 0.9 -2.8
Manufacturing 60.1 62.4 0.9 2.3 -1.5 3.8 -2.3
Services-producing sector  505.1 500.4 2.4 -4.7 6.5 -0.9 1.3
Wholesale and retail trade 89.5 87.9 1.2 -1.6 -3.9 -1.8 -4.2
Transportation and warehousing 40.4 39.8 0.8 -0.6 2.4 -1.5 6.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 36.1 34.6 0.7 -1.5 -2.2 -4.2 -6.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 27.9 28.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 2.5 2.1
Business, building and other support services 21.9 21.7 0.7 -0.2 1.2 -0.9 5.9
Educational services 51.8 51.8 1.0 0.0 -0.8 0.0 -1.5
Health care and social assistance 106.3 105.1 1.1 -1.2 4.8 -1.1 4.8
Information, culture and recreation 23.3 23.4 0.9 0.1 -0.1 0.4 -0.4
Accommodation and food services 42.6 41.1 1.0 -1.5 -1.8 -3.5 -4.2
Other services (except public administration) 30.1 31.1 0.8 1.0 3.4 3.3 12.3
Public administration 35.2 35.3 0.7 0.1 3.0 0.3 9.3
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 569.2 571.0 2.5 1.8 2.9 0.3 0.5
Goods-producing sector 143.2 146.4 1.6 3.2 0.0 2.2 0.0
Agriculture 36.7 38.0 1.0 1.3 2.2 3.5 6.1
Natural resources2 23.2 22.8 0.6 -0.4 -1.3 -1.7 -5.4
Utilities 7.6 7.5 0.3 -0.1 0.5 -1.3 7.1
Construction 48.9 50.5 1.1 1.6 -1.7 3.3 -3.3
Manufacturing 26.8 27.6 0.7 0.8 0.2 3.0 0.7
Services-producing sector  425.9 424.6 2.3 -1.3 2.9 -0.3 0.7
Wholesale and retail trade 89.7 88.1 1.2 -1.6 -4.4 -1.8 -4.8
Transportation and warehousing 26.9 28.1 0.7 1.2 -1.1 4.5 -3.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 29.4 28.5 0.6 -0.9 0.7 -3.1 2.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 25.7 26.1 0.7 0.4 -3.4 1.6 -11.5
Business, building and other support services 16.5 16.4 0.7 -0.1 2.4 -0.6 17.1
Educational services 43.6 45.3 0.9 1.7 4.3 3.9 10.5
Health care and social assistance 78.5 78.4 1.0 -0.1 2.4 -0.1 3.2
Information, culture and recreation 20.4 19.8 0.7 -0.6 -0.8 -2.9 -3.9
Accommodation and food services 37.8 38.4 0.9 0.6 2.5 1.6 7.0
Other services (except public administration) 26.4 25.8 0.7 -0.6 0.7 -2.3 2.8
Public administration 31.0 29.8 0.7 -1.2 -0.4 -3.9 -1.3
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,340.8 2,337.9 9.9 -2.9 55.5 -0.1 2.4
Goods-producing sector 602.3 605.0 6.4 2.7 19.2 0.4 3.3
Agriculture 49.0 46.4 2.2 -2.6 -5.5 -5.3 -10.6
Natural resources2 154.8 154.1 3.3 -0.7 6.7 -0.5 4.5
Utilities 23.6 24.8 1.2 1.2 3.6 5.1 17.0
Construction 246.6 248.3 4.8 1.7 4.6 0.7 1.9
Manufacturing 128.4 131.4 2.9 3.0 9.7 2.3 8.0
Services-producing sector  1,738.5 1,732.9 9.5 -5.6 36.3 -0.3 2.1
Wholesale and retail trade 338.5 333.0 4.9 -5.5 -2.3 -1.6 -0.7
Transportation and warehousing 138.3 139.1 3.2 0.8 -5.5 0.6 -3.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 102.0 106.0 2.5 4.0 -2.3 3.9 -2.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 181.3 184.3 3.6 3.0 9.4 1.7 5.4
Business, building and other support services 88.3 86.3 3.0 -2.0 3.2 -2.3 3.9
Educational services 162.0 153.2 3.6 -8.8 7.2 -5.4 4.9
Health care and social assistance 278.4 277.4 3.8 -1.0 5.7 -0.4 2.1
Information, culture and recreation 78.7 78.3 3.0 -0.4 9.2 -0.5 13.3
Accommodation and food services 146.3 147.6 4.1 1.3 -2.0 0.9 -1.3
Other services (except public administration) 116.6 115.1 3.0 -1.5 4.4 -1.3 4.0
Public administration 108.1 112.7 2.3 4.6 9.5 4.3 9.2
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,483.1 2,516.4 10.2 33.3 43.0 1.3 1.7
Goods-producing sector 485.0 499.5 6.3 14.5 8.9 3.0 1.8
Agriculture 19.7 24.3 2.3 4.6 0.1 23.4 0.4
Natural resources2 47.9 49.1 2.3 1.2 -0.8 2.5 -1.6
Utilities 14.2 14.0 0.9 -0.2 1.4 -1.4 11.1
Construction 235.0 237.7 4.5 2.7 11.6 1.1 5.1
Manufacturing 168.1 174.5 3.8 6.4 -3.2 3.8 -1.8
Services-producing sector  1,998.0 2,016.9 9.8 18.9 34.1 0.9 1.7
Wholesale and retail trade 365.4 364.9 5.3 -0.5 -15.5 -0.1 -4.1
Transportation and warehousing 136.9 140.3 3.0 3.4 3.0 2.5 2.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 151.4 150.9 3.3 -0.5 -5.1 -0.3 -3.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 213.4 213.7 4.1 0.3 9.4 0.1 4.6
Business, building and other support services 100.1 96.5 3.5 -3.6 -2.3 -3.6 -2.3
Educational services 163.5 166.9 3.6 3.4 0.5 2.1 0.3
Health care and social assistance 326.1 330.9 4.3 4.8 19.9 1.5 6.4
Information, culture and recreation 128.1 127.0 4.0 -1.1 -7.1 -0.9 -5.3
Accommodation and food services 189.5 195.4 4.2 5.9 12.6 3.1 6.9
Other services (except public administration) 116.9 122.3 3.2 5.4 10.7 4.6 9.6
Public administration 106.8 108.1 2.2 1.3 8.1 1.2 8.1
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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