Chart 5
Employment growth in the services sector outpaces that of the goods-producing sector

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Note(s):
Employment is expressed as a proportion of February employment.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey.

Chart description


This is a bar clustered chart.

Employment growth in the services sector outpaces that of the goods-producing sector, Employment index (February 2020=100)
  April employment compared with February August employment compared with February
Services-producing sector 84.6 94.4
Goods-producing sector 83.2 93.8
Wholesale trade 89.5 104.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 95.3 98.8
Utilities 96.2 98.6
Finance, insurance and real estate 96.4 98.2
Health care and social assistance 90.9 97.9
Educational services 88.5 97.6
Public administration 97.5 97.6
Natural resources 92.6 95.9
Manufacturing 82.7 95.3
Other services 77.3 94.0
Retail trade 77.1 93.4
Construction 78.8 91.9
Business and building services 87.6 91.9
Agriculture 92.7 90.6
Transportation and warehousing 86.1 89.8
Information, culture and recreation 76.2 87.1
Accommodation and food services 50.0 78.9
Note(s):
Employment is expressed as a proportion of February employment.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey.
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