Chart 5
Notable employment declines in retail trade, accommodation and food services, and information, culture and recreation

employment change (%) compared with February 2020 -60 -50 -40 -30 -20 -10 0 Feb. 2020 Jan. 2021 Accommodation and food servicesAccommodation and food services Information, culture and recreationInformation, culture and recreation Retail tradeRetail trade Total, all industriesTotal, all industries
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701), table (14-10-0355-01).

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Notable employment declines in retail trade, accommodation and food services, and information, culture and recreation, employment change (%) compared with February 2020
  Accommodation and food services Information, culture and recreation Retail trade Total, all industries
February 2020 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
March 2020 -23.8 -13.2 -9.4 -5.2
April 2020 -49.8 -23.4 -23.1 -15.6
May 2020 -45.7 -24.1 -19.7 -14.0
June 2020 -32.3 -16.6 -11.7 -9.1
July 2020 -23.9 -13.7 -7.2 -6.9
August 2020 -19.9 -12.6 -6.5 -5.8
September 2020 -14.9 -5.1 -6.7 -3.9
October 2020 -18.3 -6.8 -5.2 -3.4
November 2020 -20.7 -9.9 -4.1 -3.1
December 2020 -25.3 -12.6 -3.7 -3.4
January 2021 -31.4 -14.7 -10.8 -4.5
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701), table (14-10-0355-01).
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