Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  June
2019
May
2020r
June
2020p
May to June 2020 June 2019 to June 2020 May to June 2020 June 2019 to June 2020
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 16,932.2 13,701.7 14,368.2 666.5 -2,564.0 4.9 -15.1
Forestry, logging and support 39.1 32.9 33.4 0.5 -5.7 1.6 -14.6
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 200.8 176.9 178.2 1.3 -22.7 0.7 -11.3
Utilities 127.5 121.3 120.4 -1.0 -7.2 -0.8 -5.6
Construction 1,036.8 841.3 913.2 71.9 -123.6 8.5 -11.9
Manufacturing 1,580.9 1,312.9 1,394.0 81.1 -186.8 6.2 -11.8
Wholesale trade 820.4 710.6 735.5 24.9 -84.8 3.5 -10.3
Retail trade 2,007.1 1,558.6 1,710.3 151.7 -296.9 9.7 -14.8
Transportation and warehousing 776.6 684.7 710.9 26.2 -65.7 3.8 -8.5
Information and cultural industries 347.1 298.5 299.4 0.9 -47.7 0.3 -13.7
Finance and insurance 747.0 724.9 727.0 2.1 -20.0 0.3 -2.7
Real estate and rental and leasing 299.5 222.5 227.7 5.3 -71.8 2.4 -24.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 970.5 896.2 912.7 16.6 -57.7 1.9 -5.9
Management of companies and enterprises 109.9 103.1 104.7 1.6 -5.2 1.6 -4.7
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 824.5 670.6 685.5 14.9 -139.1 2.2 -16.9
Educational services 1,350.3 1,165.6 1,146.5 -19.1 -203.8 -1.6 -15.1
Health care and social assistance 2,029.0 1,798.5 1,888.7 90.2 -140.3 5.0 -6.9
Arts, entertainment and recreation 312.5 134.5 142.6 8.1 -169.9 6.0 -54.4
Accommodation and food services 1,337.8 576.2 709.7 133.6 -628.1 23.2 -46.9
Other services (excluding public administration) 556.0 372.1 413.8 41.7 -142.2 11.2 -25.6
Public administration 1,148.2 1,066.1 1,057.2 -8.9 -91.0 -0.8 -7.9
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 215.7 177.4 188.3 10.9 -27.4 6.2 -12.7
Prince Edward Island 68.6 57.6 60.7 3.1 -7.9 5.4 -11.5
Nova Scotia 421.6 349.7 370.2 20.5 -51.3 5.9 -12.2
New Brunswick 324.3 277.9 296.4 18.5 -27.8 6.7 -8.6
Quebec 3,783.5 3,078.4 3,267.4 189.0 -516.2 6.1 -13.6
Ontario 6,598.1 5,271.9 5,503.3 231.5 -1,094.7 4.4 -16.6
Manitoba 613.2 510.8 529.1 18.4 -84.1 3.6 -13.7
Saskatchewan 482.7 406.8 422.5 15.6 -60.2 3.8 -12.5
Alberta 2,021.3 1,610.2 1,672.4 62.3 -348.9 3.9 -17.3
British Columbia 2,336.2 1,902.1 1,999.3 97.2 -336.9 5.1 -14.4
Yukon 22.2 19.0 18.5 -0.5 -3.7 -2.7 -16.7
Northwest Territories 26.6 22.8 22.5 -0.3 -4.1 -1.4 -15.6
Nunavut 18.2 17.2 17.5 0.4 -0.7 2.1 -3.6
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0223-01 (formerly CANSIM table 281-0063).
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