Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  October
2020
November
2020
Standard error1 October to November 2020 November 2019 to November 2020 October to November 2020 November 2019 to November 2020
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 222.1 224.4 2.2 2.3 -1.4 1.0 -0.6
Goods-producing sector 41.1 43.3 1.3 2.2 -2.3 5.4 -5.0
Agriculture 1.0 0.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.5 -10.0 -35.7
Natural resources2 11.8 12.6 0.8 0.8 -0.9 6.8 -6.7
Utilities 3.0 2.9 0.2 -0.1 0.5 -3.3 20.8
Construction 15.9 17.4 0.9 1.5 -1.9 9.4 -9.8
Manufacturing 9.5 9.4 0.6 -0.1 0.3 -1.1 3.3
Services-producing sector  180.9 181.1 2.0 0.2 0.9 0.1 0.5
Wholesale and retail trade 36.6 34.5 1.0 -2.1 -1.7 -5.7 -4.7
Transportation and warehousing 10.3 10.4 0.5 0.1 -1.0 1.0 -8.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 8.1 7.9 0.4 -0.2 1.6 -2.5 25.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 9.8 9.8 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -1.0
Business, building and other support services 5.8 5.9 0.6 0.1 -1.5 1.7 -20.3
Educational services 17.3 17.9 0.7 0.6 1.3 3.5 7.8
Health care and social assistance 42.9 42.3 0.8 -0.6 4.0 -1.4 10.4
Information, culture and recreation 5.9 7.2 0.5 1.3 0.5 22.0 7.5
Accommodation and food services 15.4 16.1 0.8 0.7 -0.7 4.5 -4.2
Other services (except public administration) 10.4 10.0 0.7 -0.4 -1.6 -3.8 -13.8
Public administration 18.4 19.2 0.6 0.8 0.1 4.3 0.5
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 76.4 77.4 0.7 1.0 -1.7 1.3 -2.1
Goods-producing sector 19.1 19.4 0.5 0.3 0.8 1.6 4.3
Agriculture 3.7 3.6 0.3 -0.1 -0.7 -2.7 -16.3
Natural resources2 2.3 2.4 0.3 0.1 0.8 4.3 50.0
Utilities 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -33.3
Construction 6.1 6.3 0.3 0.2 -0.3 3.3 -4.5
Manufacturing 6.8 6.8 0.3 0.0 0.9 0.0 15.3
Services-producing sector  57.3 58.1 0.7 0.8 -2.3 1.4 -3.8
Wholesale and retail trade 9.5 10.2 0.3 0.7 -1.1 7.4 -9.7
Transportation and warehousing 2.9 2.7 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -6.9 -3.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 3.1 3.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -3.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.5 4.3 0.2 -0.2 0.3 -4.4 7.5
Business, building and other support services 2.7 2.9 0.2 0.2 0.8 7.4 38.1
Educational services 5.5 5.7 0.3 0.2 0.3 3.6 5.6
Health care and social assistance 10.3 11.2 0.3 0.9 0.0 8.7 0.0
Information, culture and recreation 2.2 2.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -4.5 -12.5
Accommodation and food services 5.2 5.3 0.3 0.1 -1.1 1.9 -17.2
Other services (except public administration) 2.9 2.4 0.2 -0.5 -1.1 -17.2 -31.4
Public administration 8.6 8.3 0.2 -0.3 0.2 -3.5 2.5
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 458.5 468.5 3.2 10.0 1.7 2.2 0.4
Goods-producing sector 85.8 88.6 1.9 2.8 1.7 3.3 2.0
Agriculture 7.9 8.3 0.6 0.4 2.9 5.1 53.7
Natural resources2 8.0 8.7 1.0 0.7 -0.9 8.8 -9.4
Utilities 4.2 4.3 0.2 0.1 0.8 2.4 22.9
Construction 33.7 34.5 1.2 0.8 -1.5 2.4 -4.2
Manufacturing 31.9 32.8 1.1 0.9 0.3 2.8 0.9
Services-producing sector  372.8 379.8 3.0 7.0 0.0 1.9 0.0
Wholesale and retail trade 69.1 71.9 1.6 2.8 -8.8 4.1 -10.9
Transportation and warehousing 18.7 19.6 0.7 0.9 0.1 4.8 0.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 24.0 24.9 0.7 0.9 2.9 3.8 13.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 32.2 32.1 0.9 -0.1 4.8 -0.3 17.6
Business, building and other support services 17.3 17.7 0.8 0.4 -0.8 2.3 -4.3
Educational services 41.9 41.6 1.1 -0.3 5.0 -0.7 13.7
Health care and social assistance 72.2 74.8 1.2 2.6 -0.7 3.6 -0.9
Information, culture and recreation 15.9 16.1 1.0 0.2 -1.7 1.3 -9.6
Accommodation and food services 33.8 33.3 1.3 -0.5 -4.0 -1.5 -10.7
Other services (except public administration) 16.8 17.0 0.9 0.2 1.1 1.2 6.9
Public administration 30.6 30.9 0.7 0.3 2.2 1.0 7.7
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 352.7 356.9 2.7 4.2 2.1 1.2 0.6
Goods-producing sector 70.8 71.2 1.6 0.4 -1.7 0.6 -2.3
Agriculture 4.7 4.5 0.6 -0.2 -1.1 -4.3 -19.6
Natural resources2 8.9 9.8 0.7 0.9 0.4 10.1 4.3
Utilities 3.5 3.7 0.2 0.2 0.1 5.7 2.8
Construction 24.6 22.8 0.9 -1.8 -1.2 -7.3 -5.0
Manufacturing 29.1 30.4 1.0 1.3 0.1 4.5 0.3
Services-producing sector  281.9 285.6 2.4 3.7 3.7 1.3 1.3
Wholesale and retail trade 57.0 55.3 1.3 -1.7 3.6 -3.0 7.0
Transportation and warehousing 16.9 17.2 0.6 0.3 -1.6 1.8 -8.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 15.7 16.8 0.5 1.1 0.1 7.0 0.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 18.8 18.8 0.5 0.0 2.0 0.0 11.9
Business, building and other support services 14.9 15.4 0.8 0.5 -1.4 3.4 -8.3
Educational services 28.9 28.4 0.9 -0.5 0.8 -1.7 2.9
Health care and social assistance 57.5 60.0 1.1 2.5 0.2 4.3 0.3
Information, culture and recreation 9.9 10.0 0.7 0.1 -1.8 1.0 -15.3
Accommodation and food services 19.8 20.1 1.0 0.3 -0.2 1.5 -1.0
Other services (except public administration) 13.8 14.2 0.6 0.4 -0.4 2.9 -2.7
Public administration 28.6 29.5 0.6 0.9 2.6 3.1 9.7
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,258.0 4,273.7 19.0 15.7 -50.8 0.4 -1.2
Goods-producing sector 869.2 877.0 10.1 7.8 -4.6 0.9 -0.5
Agriculture 56.3 64.1 2.5 7.8 7.6 13.9 13.5
Natural resources2 39.9 37.5 2.0 -2.4 -0.7 -6.0 -1.8
Utilities 24.8 25.3 1.0 0.5 1.7 2.0 7.2
Construction 270.5 266.0 7.1 -4.5 -12.0 -1.7 -4.3
Manufacturing 477.7 484.1 7.2 6.4 -1.3 1.3 -0.3
Services-producing sector  3,388.8 3,396.8 17.5 8.0 -46.2 0.2 -1.3
Wholesale and retail trade 667.8 673.6 9.5 5.8 11.4 0.9 1.7
Transportation and warehousing 234.7 237.9 5.6 3.2 2.9 1.4 1.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 262.0 255.6 4.5 -6.4 8.1 -2.4 3.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 360.6 372.3 6.1 11.7 23.3 3.2 6.7
Business, building and other support services 166.3 170.9 5.9 4.6 -2.6 2.8 -1.5
Educational services 350.1 353.2 6.5 3.1 49.3 0.9 16.2
Health care and social assistance 608.4 609.4 6.8 1.0 -9.2 0.2 -1.5
Information, culture and recreation 153.8 144.7 5.8 -9.1 -31.4 -5.9 -17.8
Accommodation and food services 183.1 173.8 7.2 -9.3 -73.1 -5.1 -29.6
Other services (except public administration) 159.9 157.8 4.7 -2.1 -20.4 -1.3 -11.4
Public administration 242.1 247.6 3.8 5.5 -4.6 2.3 -1.8
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,267.2 7,303.8 25.0 36.6 -221.5 0.5 -2.9
Goods-producing sector 1,452.3 1,483.0 12.9 30.7 25.3 2.1 1.7
Agriculture 70.9 73.1 2.9 2.2 -4.4 3.1 -5.7
Natural resources2 39.5 39.6 1.6 0.1 2.9 0.3 7.9
Utilities 52.6 50.9 2.1 -1.7 -2.9 -3.2 -5.4
Construction 516.5 544.9 8.7 28.4 0.9 5.5 0.2
Manufacturing 772.9 774.6 9.2 1.7 28.9 0.2 3.9
Services-producing sector  5,814.9 5,820.8 24.2 5.9 -246.8 0.1 -4.1
Wholesale and retail trade 1,085.5 1,092.9 12.8 7.4 -10.6 0.7 -1.0
Transportation and warehousing 336.8 344.8 6.9 8.0 -61.6 2.4 -15.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 610.8 625.3 7.6 14.5 19.5 2.4 3.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 712.2 706.0 9.7 -6.2 10.4 -0.9 1.5
Business, building and other support services 282.0 283.4 7.9 1.4 -40.0 0.5 -12.4
Educational services 543.0 539.2 9.2 -3.8 -18.0 -0.7 -3.2
Health care and social assistance 894.9 893.0 9.8 -1.9 -34.0 -0.2 -3.7
Information, culture and recreation 300.6 296.5 8.0 -4.1 -7.8 -1.4 -2.6
Accommodation and food services 378.1 362.8 9.6 -15.3 -99.5 -4.0 -21.5
Other services (except public administration) 290.6 290.9 6.7 0.3 -7.8 0.1 -2.6
Public administration 380.5 386.0 5.7 5.5 2.6 1.4 0.7
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 650.5 632.4 3.3 -18.1 -19.9 -2.8 -3.1
Goods-producing sector 141.6 140.6 1.8 -1.0 -8.7 -0.7 -5.8
Agriculture 24.3 25.1 0.9 0.8 -1.0 3.3 -3.8
Natural resources2 3.5 3.3 0.4 -0.2 -2.1 -5.7 -38.9
Utilities 5.5 5.0 0.3 -0.5 -1.5 -9.1 -23.1
Construction 48.5 46.5 1.2 -2.0 -2.7 -4.1 -5.5
Manufacturing 59.9 60.7 1.0 0.8 -1.4 1.3 -2.3
Services-producing sector  508.9 491.8 3.1 -17.1 -11.2 -3.4 -2.2
Wholesale and retail trade 89.9 90.9 1.5 1.0 0.5 1.1 0.6
Transportation and warehousing 41.7 41.5 0.9 -0.2 2.2 -0.5 5.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 34.6 34.5 0.7 -0.1 0.8 -0.3 2.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 32.2 30.7 0.9 -1.5 1.0 -4.7 3.4
Business, building and other support services 22.4 22.1 0.9 -0.3 0.7 -1.3 3.3
Educational services 57.5 56.3 1.2 -1.2 4.7 -2.1 9.1
Health care and social assistance 103.6 102.5 1.5 -1.1 -3.3 -1.1 -3.1
Information, culture and recreation 21.8 19.8 1.0 -2.0 -2.8 -9.2 -12.4
Accommodation and food services 37.1 27.3 1.3 -9.8 -16.6 -26.4 -37.8
Other services (except public administration) 31.0 30.2 0.9 -0.8 2.1 -2.6 7.5
Public administration 37.0 36.0 0.9 -1.0 -0.3 -2.7 -0.8
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 562.9 560.1 3.0 -2.8 -20.8 -0.5 -3.6
Goods-producing sector 134.5 133.4 1.9 -1.1 -11.0 -0.8 -7.6
Agriculture 34.9 34.7 1.1 -0.2 -5.3 -0.6 -13.3
Natural resources2 20.8 20.7 0.8 -0.1 -0.9 -0.5 -4.2
Utilities 6.4 6.4 0.3 0.0 0.8 0.0 14.3
Construction 41.1 41.0 1.3 -0.1 -4.9 -0.2 -10.7
Manufacturing 31.3 30.5 0.8 -0.8 -0.9 -2.6 -2.9
Services-producing sector  428.5 426.7 2.8 -1.8 -9.8 -0.4 -2.2
Wholesale and retail trade 90.3 88.0 1.4 -2.3 4.4 -2.5 5.3
Transportation and warehousing 25.5 25.6 0.7 0.1 -0.3 0.4 -1.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 29.2 28.1 0.6 -1.1 -2.4 -3.8 -7.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 27.4 28.0 0.8 0.6 0.5 2.2 1.8
Business, building and other support services 16.0 16.3 0.8 0.3 0.4 1.9 2.5
Educational services 46.7 45.3 1.1 -1.4 -1.0 -3.0 -2.2
Health care and social assistance 82.5 83.0 1.1 0.5 1.8 0.6 2.2
Information, culture and recreation 15.3 13.8 0.9 -1.5 -8.9 -9.8 -39.2
Accommodation and food services 30.3 31.0 1.2 0.7 -10.0 2.3 -24.4
Other services (except public administration) 31.2 32.0 0.9 0.8 3.1 2.6 10.7
Public administration 34.2 35.6 0.7 1.4 2.6 4.1 7.9
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,227.4 2,216.6 12.6 -10.8 -122.5 -0.5 -5.2
Goods-producing sector 542.0 545.2 7.7 3.2 -37.5 0.6 -6.4
Agriculture 37.1 39.5 2.4 2.4 -10.6 6.5 -21.2
Natural resources2 132.2 136.9 3.9 4.7 -1.2 3.6 -0.9
Utilities 23.9 22.8 1.1 -1.1 -1.5 -4.6 -6.2
Construction 222.2 224.4 5.5 2.2 -11.2 1.0 -4.8
Manufacturing 126.7 121.7 3.8 -5.0 -13.0 -3.9 -9.7
Services-producing sector  1,685.4 1,671.5 11.7 -13.9 -85.0 -0.8 -4.8
Wholesale and retail trade 329.6 331.6 6.0 2.0 -1.5 0.6 -0.5
Transportation and warehousing 131.8 131.3 3.6 -0.5 -3.7 -0.4 -2.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 111.8 118.4 2.8 6.6 11.9 5.9 11.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 182.4 178.8 4.2 -3.6 -14.0 -2.0 -7.3
Business, building and other support services 71.8 60.0 3.5 -11.8 -18.1 -16.4 -23.2
Educational services 153.4 150.6 4.3 -2.8 -11.1 -1.8 -6.9
Health care and social assistance 311.0 307.7 4.6 -3.3 3.7 -1.1 1.2
Information, culture and recreation 77.1 75.4 3.7 -1.7 -0.3 -2.2 -0.4
Accommodation and food services 112.1 112.5 4.5 0.4 -40.6 0.4 -26.5
Other services (except public administration) 102.3 102.2 3.9 -0.1 -5.6 -0.1 -5.2
Public administration 102.0 102.8 2.7 0.8 -6.0 0.8 -5.5
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,477.8 2,501.7 13.1 23.9 -46.8 1.0 -1.8
Goods-producing sector 470.3 471.9 6.7 1.6 -2.4 0.3 -0.5
Agriculture 33.0 30.7 2.2 -2.3 3.2 -7.0 11.6
Natural resources2 43.0 47.5 2.1 4.5 6.2 10.5 15.0
Utilities 20.5 18.8 0.9 -1.7 7.0 -8.3 59.3
Construction 200.0 205.7 5.2 5.7 -27.1 2.9 -11.6
Manufacturing 173.9 169.2 3.9 -4.7 8.3 -2.7 5.2
Services-producing sector  2,007.5 2,029.8 12.7 22.3 -44.5 1.1 -2.1
Wholesale and retail trade 370.6 376.8 6.6 6.2 -16.5 1.7 -4.2
Transportation and warehousing 124.1 130.4 3.6 6.3 -7.7 5.1 -5.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 165.0 163.0 3.6 -2.0 -6.8 -1.2 -4.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 229.5 233.8 4.8 4.3 10.3 1.9 4.6
Business, building and other support services 103.1 103.9 3.6 0.8 -3.1 0.8 -2.9
Educational services 182.6 184.1 4.2 1.5 -1.2 0.8 -0.6
Health care and social assistance 318.3 316.6 4.6 -1.7 11.3 -0.5 3.7
Information, culture and recreation 115.7 111.3 4.5 -4.4 -9.8 -3.8 -8.1
Accommodation and food services 180.6 187.9 5.7 7.3 -6.3 4.0 -3.2
Other services (except public administration) 102.8 103.0 3.6 0.2 -11.6 0.2 -10.1
Public administration 115.3 119.1 2.6 3.8 -3.0 3.3 -2.5
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0088).
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