Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  January
2018
December
2018r
January
2019p
December 2018 to January 2019 January 2018 to January 2019 December 2018 to January 2019 January 2018 to January 2019
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 16,439.2 16,761.7 16,832.9 71.2 393.8 0.4 2.4
Forestry, logging and support 38.9 39.6 40.1 0.5 1.2 1.3 3.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 203.9 201.4 200.7 -0.7 -3.2 -0.4 -1.6
Utilities 123.9 124.3 122.5 -1.8 -1.5 -1.5 -1.2
Construction 1,004.1 1,033.7 1,043.6 10.0 39.6 1.0 3.9
Manufacturing 1,534.5 1,574.4 1,578.4 4.1 43.9 0.3 2.9
Wholesale trade 789.3 817.3 819.9 2.6 30.5 0.3 3.9
Retail trade 1,968.1 1,994.9 2,010.5 15.6 42.4 0.8 2.2
Transportation and warehousing 747.5 773.3 775.5 2.2 28.0 0.3 3.7
Information and cultural industries 342.8 335.0 335.8 0.8 -7.1 0.2 -2.1
Finance and insurance 725.1 745.3 738.1 -7.2 13.0 -1.0 1.8
Real estate and rental and leasing 292.9 295.3 296.9 1.6 4.1 0.5 1.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 907.5 951.7 955.6 3.9 48.1 0.4 5.3
Management of companies and enterprises 98.8 109.3 110.7 1.4 12.0 1.3 12.1
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 807.9 826.7 826.6 -0.1 18.6 0.0 2.3
Educational services 1,299.9 1,326.5 1,332.3 5.9 32.5 0.4 2.5
Health care and social assistance 1,941.7 2,001.8 2,010.9 9.0 69.2 0.5 3.6
Arts, entertainment and recreation 296.8 307.9 310.0 2.1 13.2 0.7 4.4
Accommodation and food services 1,310.9 1,334.5 1,337.2 2.7 26.3 0.2 2.0
Other services (excluding public administration) 544.2 552.3 553.7 1.4 9.5 0.2 1.7
Public administration 1,106.0 1,128.2 1,136.1 7.9 30.1 0.7 2.7
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 216.7 215.3 215.7 0.4 -1.0 0.2 -0.5
Prince Edward Island 66.0 68.4 68.5 0.1 2.5 0.2 3.8
Nova Scotia 409.5 415.9 418.0 2.1 8.6 0.5 2.1
New Brunswick 311.3 318.2 321.1 2.9 9.8 0.9 3.1
Quebec 3,642.4 3,719.2 3,735.9 16.7 93.5 0.5 2.6
Ontario 6,396.6 6,538.4 6,565.1 26.7 168.5 0.4 2.6
Manitoba 602.5 611.9 613.7 1.8 11.2 0.3 1.9
Saskatchewan 474.7 480.9 486.0 5.1 11.3 1.1 2.4
Alberta 2,003.8 2,012.6 2,021.5 9.0 17.7 0.4 0.9
British Columbia 2,250.5 2,315.0 2,321.1 6.2 70.6 0.3 3.1
Yukon 21.7 22.1 22.2 0.2 0.6 0.7 2.6
Northwest Territories 26.7 26.4 26.9 0.5 0.1 1.8 0.4
Nunavut 16.7 17.6 17.1 -0.5 0.4 -3.0 2.4
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0223-01 (formerly CANSIM table 281-0063).
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