Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  September
2018
August
2019r
September
2019p
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
Sector aggregate1 16,700.0 17,031.2 17,003.7 -27.6 303.7 -0.2 1.8
Forestry, logging and support 39.1 37.8 37.2 -0.7 -1.9 -1.7 -5.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 203.2 201.8 200.3 -1.5 -2.9 -0.8 -1.4
Utilities 124.9 127.5 126.6 -0.8 1.7 -0.7 1.4
Construction 1,025.1 1,042.8 1,039.2 -3.6 14.1 -0.3 1.4
Manufacturing 1,553.7 1,587.5 1,585.6 -1.9 31.9 -0.1 2.1
Wholesale trade 805.2 822.4 822.5 0.0 17.2 0.0 2.1
Retail trade 1,981.2 2,002.1 1,994.4 -7.7 13.2 -0.4 0.7
Transportation and warehousing 767.2 783.0 781.0 -2.0 13.8 -0.3 1.8
Information and cultural industries 337.3 339.2 338.4 -0.8 1.1 -0.2 0.3
Finance and insurance 735.1 754.2 756.0 1.8 20.8 0.2 2.8
Real estate and rental and leasing 294.2 297.3 295.5 -1.8 1.3 -0.6 0.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 936.3 982.8 984.9 2.2 48.7 0.2 5.2
Management of companies and enterprises 106.3 110.1 109.9 -0.3 3.6 -0.3 3.3
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 819.7 830.4 834.1 3.7 14.4 0.4 1.8
Educational services 1,330.0 1,367.8 1,364.9 -3.0 34.8 -0.2 2.6
Health care and social assistance 1,984.0 2,046.7 2,050.3 3.6 66.3 0.2 3.3
Arts, entertainment and recreation 302.0 312.8 311.5 -1.3 9.5 -0.4 3.1
Accommodation and food services 1,322.0 1,348.9 1,349.3 0.4 27.3 0.0 2.1
Other services (excluding public administration) 549.5 557.4 557.0 -0.4 7.4 -0.1 1.3
Public administration 1,123.8 1,157.0 1,156.7 -0.3 32.9 0.0 2.9
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 216.3 216.8 216.8 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.2
Prince Edward Island 67.8 69.5 70.4 0.8 2.5 1.2 3.7
Nova Scotia 415.8 423.3 424.2 0.8 8.4 0.2 2.0
New Brunswick 317.9 325.0 325.1 0.1 7.2 0.0 2.3
Quebec 3,700.2 3,797.7 3,799.3 1.6 99.1 0.0 2.7
Ontario 6,514.7 6,636.4 6,612.6 -23.8 97.9 -0.4 1.5
Manitoba 608.6 616.6 615.2 -1.4 6.6 -0.2 1.1
Saskatchewan 480.0 485.3 484.5 -0.8 4.5 -0.2 0.9
Alberta 2,009.0 2,038.3 2,034.1 -4.2 25.0 -0.2 1.2
British Columbia 2,304.1 2,355.0 2,354.9 -0.1 50.8 0.0 2.2
Yukon 22.2 22.5 22.1 -0.4 0.0 -1.7 -0.1
Northwest Territories 26.6 26.7 25.9 -0.8 -0.6 -3.0 -2.4
Nunavut 16.9 18.1 18.7 0.5 1.8 2.9 10.4
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0223-01 (formerly CANSIM table 281-0063).
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