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

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  March
2019
April
2019
Standard error1 March to April 2019 April 2018 to April 2019 March to April 2019 April 2018 to April 2019
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 16,049.4 16,155.9 36.7 106.5 402.5 0.7 2.6
Public sector employees 3,803.3 3,826.0 21.4 22.7 47.1 0.6 1.2
Private sector employees 12,246.1 12,329.9 37.0 83.8 355.4 0.7 3.0
Self-employed 2,873.2 2,873.2 26.6 0.0 23.9 0.0 0.8
Total employed, all industries 18,922.5 19,029.1 29.6 106.6 426.4 0.6 2.3
Goods-producing sector 3,948.3 3,988.0 16.7 39.7 54.5 1.0 1.4
Agriculture 280.6 287.1 5.3 6.5 5.9 2.3 2.1
Natural resources2 347.0 344.1 5.1 -2.9 6.0 -0.8 1.8
Utilities 142.4 143.5 2.9 1.1 1.8 0.8 1.3
Construction 1,435.9 1,465.1 11.2 29.2 32.1 2.0 2.2
Manufacturing 1,742.5 1,748.2 11.0 5.7 8.7 0.3 0.5
Services-producing sector 14,974.2 15,041.1 28.2 66.9 371.9 0.4 2.5
Wholesale and retail trade 2,828.9 2,861.3 14.8 32.4 74.6 1.1 2.7
Transportation and warehousing 1,032.1 1,032.7 8.9 0.6 55.9 0.1 5.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,188.0 1,196.2 9.2 8.2 30.1 0.7 2.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,539.9 1,525.0 11.2 -14.9 62.5 -1.0 4.3
Business, building and other support services 803.9 799.3 10.1 -4.6 32.4 -0.6 4.2
Educational services 1,351.0 1,348.8 10.9 -2.2 39.4 -0.2 3.0
Health care and social assistance 2,440.0 2,446.6 11.4 6.6 50.1 0.3 2.1
Information, culture and recreation 763.1 776.9 10.2 13.8 -8.1 1.8 -1.0
Accommodation and food services 1,204.5 1,208.2 11.8 3.7 -33.7 0.3 -2.7
Other services (except public administration) 819.7 833.5 8.1 13.8 27.9 1.7 3.5
Public administration 1,003.2 1,012.5 7.3 9.3 40.8 0.9 4.2
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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