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

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – February 2021pJob vacancies – February 2021pJob vacancy rate – February 2021p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 14,802.2 505.9 3.3
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 195.1 8.4 4.1
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 176.9 5.0 2.7
Utilities 120.9 1.3 1.1
Construction 936.0 36.1 3.7
Manufacturing 1,450.7 48.1 3.2
Wholesale trade 772.4 22.8 2.9
Retail trade 1,851.4 42.3 2.2
Transportation and warehousing 767.4 31.1 3.9
Information and cultural industries 339.2 11.0 3.1
Finance and insurance 737.2 16.5E 2.2E
Real estate and rental and leasing 247.8 6.1 2.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 991.9 45.4 4.4
Management of companies and enterprises 116.0 1.1E 0.9E
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 767.6 30.7 3.8
Educational services 1,334.7 15.0 1.1
Health care and social assistance 2,071.5 112.8 5.2
Arts, entertainment and recreation 159.2 4.2 2.5
Accommodation and food services 843.3 35.8 4.1
Other services (excluding public administration) 459.6 22.0 4.6
Public administration4 463.2 10.4 2.2
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 189.5 3.8 2.0
Prince Edward Island 57.4 1.0 1.8
Nova Scotia 386.6 11.3 2.8
New Brunswick 286.5 9.2 3.1
Quebec 3,289.8 122.3 3.6
Ontario 5,746.5 169.7 2.9
Manitoba 534.0 15.8 2.9
Saskatchewan 432.4 12.0 2.7
Alberta 1,746.4 52.8 2.9
British Columbia 2,084.4 106.4 4.9
Yukon 16.3 0.5 3.0
Northwest Territories 18.7 0.5E 2.4E
Nunavut 13.6E F F
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
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