Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  October
2019
November
2019
Standard error1 October to November 2019 November 2018 to November 2019 October to November 2019 November 2018 to November 2019
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 227.7 226.8 2.1 -0.9 1.6 -0.4 0.7
Goods-producing sector 45.7 46.1 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.9 0.7
Agriculture 0.7 1.4 0.3 0.7 0.3 100.0 27.3
Natural resources2 14.9 13.9 0.7 -1.0 0.2 -6.7 1.5
Utilities 2.7 2.4 0.2 -0.3 -0.7 -11.1 -22.6
Construction 17.9 19.5 0.9 1.6 0.7 8.9 3.7
Manufacturing 9.5 9.0 0.7 -0.5 -0.1 -5.3 -1.1
Services-producing sector  181.9 180.6 1.8 -1.3 1.2 -0.7 0.7
Wholesale and retail trade 35.3 36.2 0.9 0.9 -1.3 2.5 -3.5
Transportation and warehousing 10.8 11.5 0.5 0.7 -0.4 6.5 -3.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 6.5 6.4 0.4 -0.1 -0.5 -1.5 -7.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 9.4 9.9 0.5 0.5 -0.5 5.3 -4.8
Business, building and other support services 8.1 7.5 0.6 -0.6 1.2 -7.4 19.0
Educational services 16.9 16.8 0.6 -0.1 1.2 -0.6 7.7
Health care and social assistance 39.2 38.2 0.8 -1.0 -3.1 -2.6 -7.5
Information, culture and recreation 8.0 6.8 0.5 -1.2 -0.6 -15.0 -8.1
Accommodation and food services 17.0 16.6 0.8 -0.4 1.0 -2.4 6.4
Other services (except public administration) 11.5 11.6 0.5 0.1 2.7 0.9 30.3
Public administration 19.3 19.2 0.6 -0.1 1.7 -0.5 9.7
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 78.9 79.0 0.7 0.1 2.4 0.1 3.1
Goods-producing sector 19.0 18.4 0.5 -0.6 -2.0 -3.2 -9.8
Agriculture 4.2 4.3 0.3 0.1 -0.6 2.4 -12.2
Natural resources2 1.9 1.5 0.3 -0.4 -1.2 -21.1 -44.4
Utilities 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 50.0
Construction 6.5 6.5 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.0 12.1
Manufacturing 6.1 5.9 0.2 -0.2 -0.9 -3.3 -13.2
Services-producing sector  59.9 60.6 0.6 0.7 4.4 1.2 7.8
Wholesale and retail trade 11.0 11.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 2.7 3.7
Transportation and warehousing 3.0 2.8 0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -6.7 -3.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 3.2 3.2 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 14.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 3.8 4.0 0.2 0.2 0.8 5.3 25.0
Business, building and other support services 2.2 2.1 0.2 -0.1 0.0 -4.5 0.0
Educational services 5.3 5.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.9 1.9
Health care and social assistance 11.4 11.2 0.2 -0.2 0.8 -1.8 7.7
Information, culture and recreation 2.3 2.4 0.2 0.1 -0.1 4.3 -4.0
Accommodation and food services 6.3 6.4 0.3 0.1 0.4 1.6 6.7
Other services (except public administration) 3.4 3.5 0.1 0.1 0.4 2.9 12.9
Public administration 8.1 8.1 0.2 0.0 1.2 0.0 17.4
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 467.5 466.8 2.7 -0.7 9.0 -0.1 2.0
Goods-producing sector 87.0 86.7 1.6 -0.3 2.7 -0.3 3.2
Agriculture 5.5 5.4 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -1.8 -1.8
Natural resources2 9.6 9.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.4 -1.0 -4.0
Utilities 3.4 3.4 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 6.3
Construction 36.2 36.3 1.0 0.1 2.6 0.3 7.7
Manufacturing 32.2 32.1 0.9 -0.1 0.4 -0.3 1.3
Services-producing sector  380.5 380.2 2.6 -0.3 6.4 -0.1 1.7
Wholesale and retail trade 82.3 80.9 1.4 -1.4 1.7 -1.7 2.1
Transportation and warehousing 19.1 19.5 0.6 0.4 0.3 2.1 1.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 21.8 21.9 0.6 0.1 -0.3 0.5 -1.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 28.6 27.3 0.8 -1.3 0.3 -4.5 1.1
Business, building and other support services 17.4 18.4 0.8 1.0 1.0 5.7 5.7
Educational services 36.8 36.7 0.9 -0.1 -1.5 -0.3 -3.9
Health care and social assistance 75.1 75.4 1.2 0.3 6.7 0.4 9.8
Information, culture and recreation 18.1 18.0 0.9 -0.1 -1.0 -0.6 -5.3
Accommodation and food services 37.4 37.4 1.2 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.3
Other services (except public administration) 14.4 15.9 0.7 1.5 -1.5 10.4 -8.6
Public administration 29.5 28.7 0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -2.7 -2.7
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 354.6 354.3 2.3 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.0
Goods-producing sector 73.6 72.4 1.5 -1.2 -0.7 -1.6 -1.0
Agriculture 6.4 5.6 0.5 -0.8 -1.2 -12.5 -17.6
Natural resources2 9.3 9.2 0.7 -0.1 -1.2 -1.1 -11.5
Utilities 3.5 3.5 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 2.9
Construction 23.4 23.7 0.9 0.3 1.2 1.3 5.3
Manufacturing 30.8 30.4 0.9 -0.4 0.4 -1.3 1.3
Services-producing sector  281.1 281.8 2.0 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.2
Wholesale and retail trade 50.7 51.4 1.1 0.7 -2.0 1.4 -3.7
Transportation and warehousing 18.4 19.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 3.3 3.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 17.2 16.7 0.5 -0.5 1.2 -2.9 7.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 17.0 16.8 0.5 -0.2 1.5 -1.2 9.8
Business, building and other support services 16.4 16.8 0.7 0.4 0.6 2.4 3.7
Educational services 27.0 27.8 0.7 0.8 1.4 3.0 5.3
Health care and social assistance 60.5 59.8 0.9 -0.7 -0.9 -1.2 -1.5
Information, culture and recreation 12.6 11.8 0.6 -0.8 -0.8 -6.3 -6.3
Accommodation and food services 20.1 20.2 0.9 0.1 -3.9 0.5 -16.2
Other services (except public administration) 14.4 14.6 0.6 0.2 0.4 1.4 2.8
Public administration 26.7 26.9 0.6 0.2 2.8 0.7 11.6
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,370.1 4,325.0 15.5 -45.1 44.9 -1.0 1.0
Goods-producing sector 886.1 880.2 8.5 -5.9 15.5 -0.7 1.8
Agriculture 51.1 55.8 2.8 4.7 -0.7 9.2 -1.2
Natural resources2 42.3 38.1 2.4 -4.2 -2.7 -9.9 -6.6
Utilities 25.3 23.6 1.2 -1.7 -5.6 -6.7 -19.2
Construction 265.0 277.8 5.5 12.8 24.3 4.8 9.6
Manufacturing 502.3 484.9 5.7 -17.4 0.2 -3.5 0.0
Services-producing sector  3,484.0 3,444.8 15.0 -39.2 29.4 -1.1 0.9
Wholesale and retail trade 654.6 660.9 8.0 6.3 -0.8 1.0 -0.1
Transportation and warehousing 244.2 234.7 4.4 -9.5 15.7 -3.9 7.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 251.2 246.5 4.4 -4.7 8.0 -1.9 3.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 349.8 349.1 5.9 -0.7 10.7 -0.2 3.2
Business, building and other support services 179.5 174.8 5.3 -4.7 -21.8 -2.6 -11.1
Educational services 307.0 304.4 5.6 -2.6 0.9 -0.8 0.3
Health care and social assistance 617.7 618.2 6.6 0.5 23.2 0.1 3.9
Information, culture and recreation 180.0 176.0 5.8 -4.0 3.2 -2.2 1.9
Accommodation and food services 263.1 249.7 6.0 -13.4 -23.0 -5.1 -8.4
Other services (except public administration) 178.8 177.7 3.8 -1.1 7.8 -0.6 4.6
Public administration 258.0 252.7 4.1 -5.3 5.3 -2.1 2.1
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,503.0 7,518.4 20.4 15.4 234.0 0.2 3.2
Goods-producing sector 1,459.2 1,455.7 10.6 -3.5 -1.1 -0.2 -0.1
Agriculture 76.5 78.0 2.8 1.5 9.6 2.0 14.0
Natural resources2 35.8 36.6 1.6 0.8 4.3 2.2 13.3
Utilities 52.1 53.8 1.6 1.7 -6.0 3.3 -10.0
Construction 546.8 542.6 7.0 -4.2 9.9 -0.8 1.9
Manufacturing 748.0 744.7 7.6 -3.3 -18.9 -0.4 -2.5
Services-producing sector  6,043.8 6,062.7 20.0 18.9 235.0 0.3 4.0
Wholesale and retail trade 1,110.2 1,103.9 10.2 -6.3 24.2 -0.6 2.2
Transportation and warehousing 397.2 405.5 6.4 8.3 13.5 2.1 3.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 605.3 606.3 6.6 1.0 47.6 0.2 8.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 699.0 696.0 8.4 -3.0 51.3 -0.4 8.0
Business, building and other support services 309.8 322.9 7.3 13.1 -10.3 4.2 -3.1
Educational services 559.2 556.1 7.3 -3.1 23.2 -0.6 4.4
Health care and social assistance 922.5 927.2 7.4 4.7 58.9 0.5 6.8
Information, culture and recreation 303.1 303.0 7.3 -0.1 5.5 0.0 1.8
Accommodation and food services 454.6 461.9 8.0 7.3 -1.9 1.6 -0.4
Other services (except public administration) 295.4 297.5 5.7 2.1 4.0 0.7 1.4
Public administration 387.5 382.5 4.9 -5.0 19.2 -1.3 5.3
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 653.3 651.8 2.8 -1.5 -0.8 -0.2 -0.1
Goods-producing sector 150.5 149.2 1.7 -1.3 -0.2 -0.9 -0.1
Agriculture 26.0 26.3 0.9 0.3 1.3 1.2 5.2
Natural resources2 5.6 5.4 0.4 -0.2 -0.6 -3.6 -10.0
Utilities 6.3 6.5 0.2 0.2 -0.4 3.2 -5.8
Construction 49.5 49.0 1.1 -0.5 -0.1 -1.0 -0.2
Manufacturing 63.2 62.1 1.0 -1.1 -0.3 -1.7 -0.5
Services-producing sector  502.8 502.6 2.7 -0.2 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
Wholesale and retail trade 89.4 90.3 1.2 0.9 2.6 1.0 3.0
Transportation and warehousing 40.4 39.4 0.9 -1.0 -1.5 -2.5 -3.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 33.4 33.6 0.7 0.2 -1.1 0.6 -3.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 29.8 29.6 0.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.7 0.0
Business, building and other support services 22.3 21.5 0.8 -0.8 -0.9 -3.6 -4.0
Educational services 51.5 51.4 1.1 -0.1 -0.8 -0.2 -1.5
Health care and social assistance 105.0 106.0 1.3 1.0 0.4 1.0 0.4
Information, culture and recreation 22.8 22.7 0.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.0
Accommodation and food services 43.7 43.7 1.1 0.0 1.5 0.0 3.6
Other services (except public administration) 28.0 28.1 0.7 0.1 -3.0 0.4 -9.6
Public administration 36.4 36.4 0.8 0.0 2.3 0.0 6.7
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 582.8 581.2 2.5 -1.6 2.1 -0.3 0.4
Goods-producing sector 145.6 145.0 1.7 -0.6 -2.7 -0.4 -1.8
Agriculture 40.3 40.0 1.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.7 0.0
Natural resources2 22.5 21.8 0.7 -0.7 -0.1 -3.1 -0.5
Utilities 5.5 5.5 0.3 0.0 -1.5 0.0 -21.4
Construction 46.2 46.2 1.1 0.0 -4.4 0.0 -8.7
Manufacturing 31.1 31.4 0.6 0.3 3.2 1.0 11.3
Services-producing sector  437.2 436.1 2.3 -1.1 4.7 -0.3 1.1
Wholesale and retail trade 82.7 83.4 1.2 0.7 -4.7 0.8 -5.3
Transportation and warehousing 25.6 25.9 0.8 0.3 -2.0 1.2 -7.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 30.0 30.4 0.6 0.4 1.7 1.3 5.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 27.7 27.6 0.7 -0.1 0.6 -0.4 2.2
Business, building and other support services 16.7 16.0 0.6 -0.7 0.5 -4.2 3.2
Educational services 46.0 46.1 0.9 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.9
Health care and social assistance 81.2 81.5 1.0 0.3 -0.2 0.4 -0.2
Information, culture and recreation 22.2 22.5 0.7 0.3 2.1 1.4 10.3
Accommodation and food services 40.0 40.7 1.0 0.7 2.3 1.8 6.0
Other services (except public administration) 31.8 29.0 0.7 -2.8 1.6 -8.8 5.8
Public administration 33.4 33.0 0.7 -0.4 2.5 -1.2 8.2
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,356.9 2,338.7 9.8 -18.2 -18.2 -0.8 -0.8
Goods-producing sector 588.6 583.3 6.4 -5.3 -23.4 -0.9 -3.9
Agriculture 52.1 50.2 2.5 -1.9 1.9 -3.6 3.9
Natural resources2 140.2 138.4 3.3 -1.8 -14.7 -1.3 -9.6
Utilities 24.8 24.3 0.9 -0.5 -1.0 -2.0 -4.0
Construction 236.6 235.5 4.6 -1.1 -13.3 -0.5 -5.3
Manufacturing 134.8 135.0 3.0 0.2 3.8 0.1 2.9
Services-producing sector  1,768.3 1,755.3 9.1 -13.0 5.0 -0.7 0.3
Wholesale and retail trade 337.8 332.2 4.7 -5.6 4.1 -1.7 1.2
Transportation and warehousing 137.0 135.6 2.9 -1.4 -4.2 -1.0 -3.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 107.6 106.1 2.3 -1.5 -1.4 -1.4 -1.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 189.9 192.7 3.7 2.8 10.8 1.5 5.9
Business, building and other support services 81.7 78.4 3.0 -3.3 -12.9 -4.0 -14.1
Educational services 159.1 161.0 3.4 1.9 8.0 1.2 5.2
Health care and social assistance 304.7 303.7 3.8 -1.0 15.5 -0.3 5.4
Information, culture and recreation 75.4 75.4 2.7 0.0 -2.8 0.0 -3.6
Accommodation and food services 149.0 152.6 3.7 3.6 2.4 2.4 1.6
Other services (except public administration) 112.9 108.4 3.1 -4.5 -8.4 -4.0 -7.2
Public administration 113.2 109.3 2.4 -3.9 -6.1 -3.4 -5.3
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,568.5 2,550.3 10.7 -18.2 18.1 -0.7 0.7
Goods-producing sector 477.9 473.1 6.1 -4.8 -31.4 -1.0 -6.2
Agriculture 27.8 27.7 2.2 -0.1 1.2 -0.4 4.5
Natural resources2 41.3 41.3 2.1 0.0 -8.9 0.0 -17.7
Utilities 11.0 11.8 0.9 0.8 -3.0 7.3 -20.3
Construction 234.1 231.1 4.6 -3.0 -11.9 -1.3 -4.9
Manufacturing 163.7 161.2 3.7 -2.5 -8.8 -1.5 -5.2
Services-producing sector  2,090.6 2,077.2 10.4 -13.4 49.5 -0.6 2.4
Wholesale and retail trade 398.7 394.1 5.5 -4.6 22.3 -1.2 6.0
Transportation and warehousing 141.3 138.2 3.3 -3.1 -3.1 -2.2 -2.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 163.6 169.8 3.4 6.2 16.3 3.8 10.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 223.7 223.7 4.4 0.0 10.3 0.0 4.8
Business, building and other support services 105.2 107.2 3.5 2.0 0.6 1.9 0.6
Educational services 186.8 185.7 3.9 -1.1 17.8 -0.6 10.6
Health care and social assistance 308.6 305.2 4.1 -3.4 -21.5 -1.1 -6.6
Information, culture and recreation 123.7 121.5 3.9 -2.2 -8.1 -1.8 -6.3
Accommodation and food services 200.3 194.5 4.5 -5.8 1.9 -2.9 1.0
Other services (except public administration) 114.6 114.7 3.0 0.1 -4.9 0.1 -4.1
Public administration 124.0 122.7 2.3 -1.3 18.1 -1.0 17.3
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0088).
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