Chart 8
Employment in both service sector and goods-producing sector reaches 93% of pre-COVID levels

Services-producing sector Goods-producing sector Wholesale trade Natural resources Finance, insurance and real estate Public administration Health care and social assistance Professional, scientific and technical services Utilities Educational services Manufacturing Retail trade Construction Agriculture Business and building services Other services Transportation and warehousing Information, culture and recreation Accommodation and food services 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 Employment index (February 2020=100) April employment compared with FebruaryApril employment compared with February July employment compared with FebruaryJuly employment compared with February
Note(s):
Employment is expressed as a proportion of February employment.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.

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Employment in both service sector and goods-producing sector reaches 93% of pre-COVID levels, Employment index (February 2020=100)
  April employment compared with February July employment compared with February
Services-producing sector 84.6 93.0
Goods-producing sector 83.2 93.1
Wholesale trade 89.4 102.1
Natural resources 92.6 98.9
Finance, insurance and real estate 96.4 98.8
Public administration 97.5 98.0
Health care and social assistance 90.9 97.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 95.3 97.1
Utilities 96.2 95.5
Educational services 88.5 94.0
Manufacturing 82.7 93.6
Retail trade 77.2 92.7
Construction 78.8 91.6
Agriculture 92.7 91.1
Business and building services 87.6 90.3
Other services 77.3 89.3
Transportation and warehousing 86.1 89.1
Information, culture and recreation 76.2 86.0
Accommodation and food services 50.0 74.9
Note(s):
Employment is expressed as a proportion of February employment.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.
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