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

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  March
2020
April
2020
Standard error1 March to April 2020 April 2019 to April 2020 March to April 2020 April 2019 to April 2020
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,304.1 13,353.4 37.4 -1,950.7 -2,806.6 -12.7 -17.4
Public sector employees 3,756.7 3,679.9 22.0 -76.8 -151.0 -2.0 -3.9
Private sector employees 11,547.4 9,673.4 38.0 -1,874.0 -2,655.7 -16.2 -21.5
Self-employed 2,874.6 2,831.5 26.4 -43.1 -50.1 -1.5 -1.7
Total employed, all industries 18,178.7 16,184.9 30.9 -1,993.8 -2,856.7 -11.0 -15.0
Goods-producing sector 3,932.6 3,312.1 17.4 -620.5 -672.4 -15.8 -16.9
Agriculture 290.7 279.5 5.5 -11.2 -7.9 -3.9 -2.7
Natural resources2 316.2 287.6 5.2 -28.6 -54.8 -9.0 -16.0
Utilities 133.5 133.5 2.5 0.0 -9.7 0.0 -6.8
Construction 1,487.5 1,173.9 12.0 -313.6 -290.1 -21.1 -19.8
Manufacturing 1,704.7 1,437.6 11.3 -267.1 -309.9 -15.7 -17.7
Services-producing sector 14,246.1 12,872.8 29.7 -1,373.3 -2,184.3 -9.6 -14.5
Wholesale and retail trade 2,673.8 2,299.1 15.6 -374.7 -562.7 -14.0 -19.7
Transportation and warehousing 992.7 889.9 9.2 -102.8 -144.7 -10.4 -14.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,221.1 1,198.0 9.3 -23.1 -2.8 -1.9 -0.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,559.6 1,488.7 12.4 -70.9 -41.1 -4.5 -2.7
Business, building and other support services 742.3 668.0 10.4 -74.3 -126.6 -10.0 -15.9
Educational services 1,260.2 1,225.8 11.1 -34.4 -125.5 -2.7 -9.3
Health care and social assistance 2,416.9 2,287.8 11.8 -129.1 -164.9 -5.3 -6.7
Information, culture and recreation 675.0 593.0 10.7 -82.0 -186.4 -12.1 -23.9
Accommodation and food services 935.0 614.4 12.0 -320.6 -592.9 -34.3 -49.1
Other services (except public administration) 765.3 622.3 8.5 -143.0 -210.0 -18.7 -25.2
Public administration 1,004.3 985.8 7.5 -18.5 -26.7 -1.8 -2.6
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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