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

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  August
2019
September
2019
Standard error1 August to September 2019 September 2018 to September 2019 August to September 2019 September 2018 to September 2019
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 16,201.7 16,213.3 36.8 11.6 349.5 0.1 2.2
Public sector employees 3,844.5 3,877.1 21.6 32.6 66.8 0.8 1.8
Private sector employees 12,357.2 12,336.2 37.4 -21.0 282.8 -0.2 2.3
Self-employed 2,909.8 2,951.9 26.9 42.1 106.3 1.4 3.7
Total employed, all industries 19,111.5 19,165.2 30.1 53.7 455.9 0.3 2.4
Goods-producing sector 3,970.0 3,974.3 16.9 4.3 35.4 0.1 0.9
Agriculture 288.3 288.8 5.5 0.5 10.0 0.2 3.6
Natural resources2 328.3 321.3 5.2 -7.0 -23.6 -2.1 -6.8
Utilities 136.7 136.0 2.5 -0.7 -15.3 -0.5 -10.1
Construction 1,472.0 1,481.8 11.4 9.8 35.5 0.7 2.5
Manufacturing 1,744.8 1,746.5 10.9 1.7 29.0 0.1 1.7
Services-producing sector 15,141.5 15,190.9 28.9 49.4 420.5 0.3 2.8
Wholesale and retail trade 2,844.7 2,845.6 15.3 0.9 65.9 0.0 2.4
Transportation and warehousing 1,034.2 1,039.5 9.1 5.3 39.4 0.5 3.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,221.5 1,218.5 9.0 -3.0 31.6 -0.2 2.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,570.4 1,576.8 12.0 6.4 113.6 0.4 7.8
Business, building and other support services 754.2 757.5 10.4 3.3 -16.6 0.4 -2.1
Educational services 1,380.1 1,390.0 10.9 9.9 50.8 0.7 3.8
Health care and social assistance 2,494.2 2,524.2 11.7 30.0 107.8 1.2 4.5
Information, culture and recreation 800.0 763.3 10.7 -36.7 -17.1 -4.6 -2.2
Accommodation and food services 1,202.7 1,226.0 11.9 23.3 -15.9 1.9 -1.3
Other services (except public administration) 816.8 824.6 8.3 7.8 12.0 1.0 1.5
Public administration 1,022.7 1,025.1 7.3 2.4 49.1 0.2 5.0
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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