Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  May
2018
April
2019r
May
2019p
April to May 2019 May 2018 to May 2019 April to May 2019 May 2018 to May 2019
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 16,589.2 16,909.6 16,942.2 32.6 353.0 0.2 2.1
Forestry, logging and support 39.6 39.9 39.7 -0.2 0.1 -0.4 0.4
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 205.3 200.0 201.9 1.9 -3.4 0.9 -1.6
Utilities 124.7 127.0 126.2 -0.9 1.5 -0.7 1.2
Construction 1,018.7 1,038.5 1,037.0 -1.5 18.3 -0.1 1.8
Manufacturing 1,546.7 1,583.5 1,583.4 -0.1 36.7 0.0 2.4
Wholesale trade 802.2 821.5 822.5 1.0 20.3 0.1 2.5
Retail trade 1,984.0 2,022.2 2,017.2 -5.0 33.2 -0.2 1.7
Transportation and warehousing 753.1 775.0 775.6 0.6 22.5 0.1 3.0
Information and cultural industries 342.2 333.8 336.6 2.8 -5.7 0.8 -1.7
Finance and insurance 730.2 749.9 751.2 1.3 21.0 0.2 2.9
Real estate and rental and leasing 294.4 300.1 300.6 0.5 6.1 0.2 2.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 929.0 960.7 961.8 1.1 32.8 0.1 3.5
Management of companies and enterprises 102.2 108.8 110.1 1.3 7.9 1.2 7.7
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 810.7 819.7 819.7 0.0 9.0 0.0 1.1
Educational services 1,311.3 1,352.0 1,355.6 3.6 44.3 0.3 3.4
Health care and social assistance 1,961.2 2,019.6 2,029.3 9.7 68.1 0.5 3.5
Arts, entertainment and recreation 303.0 311.3 312.5 1.2 9.4 0.4 3.1
Accommodation and food services 1,314.8 1,333.5 1,330.2 -3.3 15.3 -0.2 1.2
Other services (excluding public administration) 548.9 556.0 555.9 -0.1 7.0 0.0 1.3
Public administration 1,116.7 1,148.1 1,155.2 7.2 38.5 0.6 3.4
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 214.2 217.4 216.4 -1.0 2.1 -0.5 1.0
Prince Edward Island 66.6 69.1 68.5 -0.6 1.9 -0.8 2.9
Nova Scotia 411.2 422.6 422.5 -0.1 11.2 0.0 2.7
New Brunswick 316.0 323.2 325.6 2.3 9.5 0.7 3.0
Quebec 3,678.3 3,765.0 3,775.9 10.9 97.6 0.3 2.7
Ontario 6,458.9 6,586.8 6,599.5 12.7 140.6 0.2 2.2
Manitoba 607.0 613.9 616.5 2.6 9.6 0.4 1.6
Saskatchewan 476.8 486.6 487.6 1.0 10.8 0.2 2.3
Alberta 2,015.3 2,027.0 2,030.0 2.9 14.7 0.1 0.7
British Columbia 2,279.3 2,332.3 2,333.3 1.1 54.0 0.0 2.4
Yukon 21.9 22.3 22.3 -0.1 0.4 -0.3 1.9
Northwest Territories 27.0 26.3 26.9 0.7 0.0 2.5 -0.1
Nunavut 16.7 17.1 17.3 0.2 0.6 1.4 3.5
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0223-01 (formerly CANSIM table 281-0063).
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