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

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  February
2020
March
2020
Standard error1 February to March 2020 March 2019 to March 2020 February to March 2020 March 2019 to March 2020
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 16,279.0 15,304.1 37.4 -974.9 -757.5 -6.0 -4.7
Public sector employees 3,901.3 3,756.7 22.0 -144.6 -55.5 -3.7 -1.5
Private sector employees 12,377.6 11,547.4 38.0 -830.2 -702.0 -6.7 -5.7
Self-employed 2,910.5 2,874.6 26.4 -35.9 -7.7 -1.2 -0.3
Total employed, all industries 19,189.4 18,178.7 30.9 -1,010.7 -765.2 -5.3 -4.0
Goods-producing sector 3,979.8 3,932.6 17.4 -47.2 -19.2 -1.2 -0.5
Agriculture 301.5 290.7 5.5 -10.8 8.9 -3.6 3.2
Natural resources2 310.6 316.2 5.2 5.6 -29.3 1.8 -8.5
Utilities 138.8 133.5 2.5 -5.3 -9.0 -3.8 -6.3
Construction 1,489.7 1,487.5 12.0 -2.2 48.4 -0.1 3.4
Manufacturing 1,739.2 1,704.7 11.3 -34.5 -38.3 -2.0 -2.2
Services-producing sector 15,209.6 14,246.1 29.7 -963.5 -746.0 -6.3 -5.0
Wholesale and retail trade 2,881.3 2,673.8 15.6 -207.5 -160.1 -7.2 -5.6
Transportation and warehousing 1,033.1 992.7 9.2 -40.4 -40.7 -3.9 -3.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,243.0 1,221.1 9.3 -21.9 28.7 -1.8 2.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,562.9 1,559.6 12.4 -3.3 18.1 -0.2 1.2
Business, building and other support services 762.5 742.3 10.4 -20.2 -55.5 -2.6 -7.0
Educational services 1,385.6 1,260.2 11.1 -125.4 -91.5 -9.1 -6.8
Health care and social assistance 2,516.9 2,416.9 11.8 -100.0 -29.3 -4.0 -1.2
Information, culture and recreation 778.7 675.0 10.7 -103.7 -92.0 -13.3 -12.0
Accommodation and food services 1,229.4 935.0 12.0 -294.4 -268.3 -23.9 -22.3
Other services (except public administration) 805.3 765.3 8.5 -40.0 -54.9 -5.0 -6.7
Public administration 1,010.9 1,004.3 7.5 -6.6 -0.3 -0.7 0.0
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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