Table 3 
Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality1 

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – January 2021pJob vacancies – January 2021pJob vacancy rate – January 2021p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 15,439.9 484.4 3.0
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 222.2 12.1 5.2
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 186.0 5.2 2.7
Utilities 123.2 1.3 1.1
Construction 1,007.5 38.9 3.7
Manufacturing 1,488.6 51.0 3.3
Wholesale trade 788.3 21.2 2.6
Retail trade 1,997.5 44.0 2.2
Transportation and warehousing 783.8 26.8 3.3
Information and cultural industries 337.4 8.2 2.4
Finance and insurance 754.5 27.8 3.6
Real estate and rental and leasing 259.4 5.2 2.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 997.9 47.5 4.5
Management of companies and enterprises 116.0 2.8 2.4
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 780.1 30.4 3.7
Educational services 1,405.8 16.2 1.1
Health care and social assistance 2,087.3 88.6 4.1
Arts, entertainment and recreation 191.7 3.8 1.9
Accommodation and food services 926.7 30.1 3.1
Other services (excluding public administration) 496.0 15.1 2.9
Public administration4 490.1 8.3 1.7
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 180.0 2.9 1.6
Prince Edward Island 59.9 1.4E 2.3E
Nova Scotia 385.1 10.7 2.7
New Brunswick 302.7 9.1 2.9
Quebec 3,476.5 130.8 3.6
Ontario 6,003.6 183.6 3.0
Manitoba 547.0 14.1 2.5
Saskatchewan 457.8 11.1 2.4
Alberta 1,809.5 36.8 2.0
British Columbia 2,166.6 81.9 3.6
Yukon 17.1 0.8E 4.6
Northwest Territories 20.3 0.8 3.9
Nunavut 13.7 0.3E 2.0E
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