Table 2 
Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  September
2018
October
2018
Standard error1 September to October 2018 October 2017 to October 2018 September to October 2018 October 2017 to October 2018
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,856.0 15,845.4 35.9 -10.6 188.0 -0.1 1.2
Public sector employees 3,812.7 3,781.9 20.8 -30.8 55.4 -0.8 1.5
Private sector employees 12,043.2 12,063.5 36.0 20.3 132.6 0.2 1.1
Self-employed 2,837.8 2,859.6 25.4 21.8 17.9 0.8 0.6
Total employed, all industries 18,693.8 18,705.0 29.4 11.2 205.9 0.1 1.1
Goods-producing sector 3,934.1 3,922.1 16.8 -12.0 -0.6 -0.3 0.0
Agriculture 277.5 275.2 5.4 -2.3 -8.2 -0.8 -2.9
Natural resources2 345.2 338.1 5.1 -7.1 6.6 -2.1 2.0
Utilities 151.5 150.6 2.8 -0.9 19.0 -0.6 14.4
Construction 1,446.8 1,443.4 11.2 -3.4 13.5 -0.2 0.9
Manufacturing 1,713.1 1,714.8 11.2 1.7 -31.4 0.1 -1.8
Services-producing sector 14,759.7 14,782.9 27.9 23.2 206.4 0.2 1.4
Wholesale and retail trade 2,778.0 2,797.3 14.8 19.3 -6.6 0.7 -0.2
Transportation and warehousing 997.2 1,002.8 8.6 5.6 42.6 0.6 4.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,189.3 1,174.8 9.2 -14.5 -0.3 -1.2 0.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,458.8 1,465.7 11.0 6.9 -7.5 0.5 -0.5
Business, building and other support services 769.8 791.8 9.9 22.0 42.6 2.9 5.7
Educational services 1,340.3 1,341.1 10.4 0.8 61.4 0.1 4.8
Health care and social assistance 2,410.9 2,426.2 10.8 15.3 37.1 0.6 1.6
Information, culture and recreation 782.6 777.1 10.4 -5.5 -15.4 -0.7 -1.9
Accommodation and food services 1,241.7 1,236.6 11.8 -5.1 26.2 -0.4 2.2
Other services (except public administration) 813.4 796.0 8.0 -17.4 10.4 -2.1 1.3
Public administration 977.8 973.7 7.3 -4.1 16.4 -0.4 1.7
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Tables 14-10-0288-02 and 14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM tables 282-0089 and 282-0088).
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