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

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  April
2020
May
2020
Standard error1 April to May 2020 May 2019 to May 2020 April to May 2020 May 2019 to May 2020
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 13,353.4 13,661.8 37.4 308.4 -2,465.1 2.3 -15.3
Public sector employees 3,679.9 3,658.7 22.0 -21.2 -162.6 -0.6 -4.3
Private sector employees 9,673.4 10,003.1 38.0 329.7 -2,302.5 3.4 -18.7
Self-employed 2,831.5 2,812.7 26.4 -18.8 -110.8 -0.7 -3.8
Total employed, all industries 16,184.9 16,474.5 30.9 289.6 -2,575.9 1.8 -13.5
Goods-producing sector 3,312.1 3,476.8 17.4 164.7 -507.7 5.0 -12.7
Agriculture 279.5 277.2 5.5 -2.3 -12.2 -0.8 -4.2
Natural resources2 287.6 301.7 5.2 14.1 -40.6 4.9 -11.9
Utilities 133.5 133.8 2.5 0.3 -9.1 0.2 -6.4
Construction 1,173.9 1,247.6 12.0 73.7 -209.2 6.3 -14.4
Manufacturing 1,437.6 1,516.7 11.3 79.1 -236.5 5.5 -13.5
Services-producing sector 12,872.8 12,997.7 29.7 124.9 -2,068.2 1.0 -13.7
Wholesale and retail trade 2,299.1 2,406.1 15.6 107.0 -456.4 4.7 -15.9
Transportation and warehousing 889.9 865.4 9.2 -24.5 -176.5 -2.8 -16.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,198.0 1,213.9 9.3 15.9 16.2 1.3 1.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,488.7 1,475.8 12.4 -12.9 -67.7 -0.9 -4.4
Business, building and other support services 668.0 637.9 10.4 -30.1 -138.5 -4.5 -17.8
Educational services 1,225.8 1,248.1 11.1 22.3 -105.1 1.8 -7.8
Health care and social assistance 2,287.8 2,291.2 11.8 3.4 -178.1 0.1 -7.2
Information, culture and recreation 593.0 586.4 10.7 -6.6 -195.9 -1.1 -25.0
Accommodation and food services 614.4 656.3 12.0 41.9 -539.6 6.8 -45.1
Other services (except public administration) 622.3 634.1 8.5 11.8 -203.9 1.9 -24.3
Public administration 985.8 982.7 7.5 -3.1 -22.5 -0.3 -2.2
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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