Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  July
2019
June
2020r
July
2020p
June to July 2020 July 2019 to July 2020 June to July 2020 July 2019 to July 2020
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 17,017.3 14,367.2 15,106.9 739.7 -1,910.4 5.1 -11.2
Forestry, logging and support 38.3 34.1 35.1 1.0 -3.2 2.9 -8.5
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 202.0 179.2 179.7 0.4 -22.3 0.2 -11.1
Utilities 128.0 121.5 122.6 1.0 -5.4 0.9 -4.2
Construction 1,039.1 914.2 933.6 19.4 -105.5 2.1 -10.2
Manufacturing 1,583.1 1,393.3 1,435.7 42.3 -147.4 3.0 -9.3
Wholesale trade 823.1 736.3 754.7 18.4 -68.4 2.5 -8.3
Retail trade 2,007.6 1,708.4 1,838.3 129.9 -169.3 7.6 -8.4
Transportation and warehousing 777.7 706.4 719.5 13.1 -58.3 1.8 -7.5
Information and cultural industries 348.1 299.4 300.8 1.5 -47.3 0.5 -13.6
Finance and insurance 753.1 720.6 726.7 6.1 -26.4 0.9 -3.5
Real estate and rental and leasing 298.2 228.5 237.2 8.7 -60.9 3.8 -20.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 979.3 910.1 927.9 17.7 -51.5 1.9 -5.3
Management of companies and enterprises 109.5 104.5 106.4 1.9 -3.1 1.8 -2.9
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 830.2 686.2 714.5 28.3 -115.7 4.1 -13.9
Educational services 1,374.7 1,149.4 1,251.9 102.6 -122.7 8.9 -8.9
Health care and social assistance 2,035.2 1,888.7 1,976.5 87.9 -58.7 4.7 -2.9
Arts, entertainment and recreation 314.4 147.0 175.5 28.5 -138.9 19.4 -44.2
Accommodation and food services 1,353.4 708.1 874.3 166.1 -479.1 23.5 -35.4
Other services (excluding public administration) 558.9 416.1 453.7 37.6 -105.2 9.0 -18.8
Public administration 1,149.2 1,057.1 1,073.2 16.2 -75.9 1.5 -6.6
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 217.4 188.7 191.5 2.8 -26.0 1.5 -11.9
Prince Edward Island 69.9 60.8 62.7 1.9 -7.3 3.1 -10.4
Nova Scotia 424.3 370.1 384.0 13.9 -40.3 3.7 -9.5
New Brunswick 326.7 296.1 307.4 11.2 -19.3 3.8 -5.9
Quebec 3,798.9 3,265.2 3,472.4 207.2 -326.5 6.3 -8.6
Ontario 6,631.0 5,505.5 5,797.0 291.6 -833.9 5.3 -12.6
Manitoba 615.8 528.1 558.7 30.6 -57.1 5.8 -9.3
Saskatchewan 483.5 422.3 436.3 14.0 -47.2 3.3 -9.8
Alberta 2,029.0 1,670.8 1,755.5 84.8 -273.5 5.1 -13.5
British Columbia 2,353.6 2,000.1 2,080.3 80.2 -273.2 4.0 -11.6
Yukon 22.3 19.3 20.0 0.7 -2.4 3.6 -10.7
Northwest Territories 26.5 22.6 23.0 0.4 -3.5 1.7 -13.3
Nunavut 18.3 17.6 18.1 0.5 -0.2 2.6 -1.1
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0223-01 (formerly CANSIM table 281-0063).
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