Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  January
2019
December
2019r
January
2020p
December 2019 to January 2020 January 2019 to January 2020 December 2019 to January 2020 January 2019 to January 2020
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 16,830.7 17,058.6 17,123.5 64.9 292.8 0.4 1.7
Forestry, logging and support 39.9 37.0 37.1 0.2 -2.8 0.4 -7.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 200.7 200.0 202.0 2.0 1.2 1.0 0.6
Utilities 126.2 128.5 128.9 0.4 2.7 0.3 2.1
Construction 1,040.8 1,045.8 1,054.7 8.9 13.9 0.9 1.3
Manufacturing 1,575.8 1,569.3 1,567.8 -1.5 -7.9 -0.1 -0.5
Wholesale trade 820.8 824.3 827.7 3.4 7.0 0.4 0.8
Retail trade 2,009.6 2,003.8 2,020.6 16.8 11.0 0.8 0.5
Transportation and warehousing 773.3 794.6 796.1 1.5 22.8 0.2 3.0
Information and cultural industries 342.8 347.8 348.2 0.4 5.4 0.1 1.6
Finance and insurance 740.1 758.5 759.8 1.2 19.7 0.2 2.7
Real estate and rental and leasing 297.4 295.0 294.3 -0.7 -3.1 -0.2 -1.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 956.1 988.9 995.6 6.7 39.6 0.7 4.1
Management of companies and enterprises 106.8 112.3 113.5 1.3 6.7 1.1 6.3
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 826.6 838.8 832.8 -6.1 6.1 -0.7 0.7
Educational services 1,334.5 1,366.4 1,373.9 7.6 39.4 0.6 3.0
Health care and social assistance 2,005.4 2,059.3 2,067.1 7.9 61.8 0.4 3.1
Arts, entertainment and recreation 310.0 314.0 313.7 -0.3 3.7 -0.1 1.2
Accommodation and food services 1,335.8 1,348.3 1,351.1 2.9 15.3 0.2 1.1
Other services (excluding public administration) 555.7 556.6 558.2 1.6 2.5 0.3 0.4
Public administration 1,133.7 1,154.5 1,162.4 7.9 28.7 0.7 2.5
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 216.1 216.1 215.9 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Prince Edward Island 68.1 70.5 70.5 0.0 2.4 -0.1 3.6
Nova Scotia 418.1 426.1 426.4 0.3 8.3 0.1 2.0
New Brunswick 321.2 323.4 326.2 2.8 5.0 0.9 1.5
Quebec 3,739.0 3,823.2 3,827.7 4.5 88.7 0.1 2.4
Ontario 6,566.4 6,649.6 6,687.7 38.1 121.3 0.6 1.8
Manitoba 612.4 612.5 621.1 8.6 8.7 1.4 1.4
Saskatchewan 482.4 484.7 485.4 0.6 2.9 0.1 0.6
Alberta 2,020.0 2,024.6 2,025.9 1.3 5.9 0.1 0.3
British Columbia 2,321.0 2,360.6 2,368.8 8.2 47.8 0.3 2.1
Yukon 22.3 22.3 22.5 0.2 0.2 1.1 1.0
Northwest Territories 26.8 26.0 26.3 0.3 -0.5 1.3 -1.9
Nunavut 17.1 19.1 19.2 0.1 2.1 0.7 12.5
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0223-01 (formerly CANSIM table 281-0063).
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