Table 2 
Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  March
2021
April
2021
Standard error1 March to April 2021 April 2020 to April 2021 March to April 2021 April 2020 to April 2021
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 16,109.1 15,892.3 47.4 -216.8 2,565.3 -1.3 19.2
Public sector employees 4,051.8 4,038.6 26.8 -13.2 369.9 -0.3 10.1
Private sector employees 12,057.4 11,853.7 46.9 -203.7 2,195.5 -1.7 22.7
Self-employed 2,725.2 2,734.9 32.2 9.7 -79.7 0.4 -2.8
Total employed, all industries 18,834.3 18,627.2 41.6 -207.1 2,485.6 -1.1 15.4
Goods-producing sector 3,956.0 3,944.2 21.8 -11.8 622.9 -0.3 18.8
Agriculture 265.2 260.8 5.9 -4.4 -14.2 -1.7 -5.2
Natural resources2 323.8 329.0 6.2 5.2 41.9 1.6 14.6
Utilities 143.8 143.4 3.1 -0.4 7.4 -0.3 5.4
Construction 1,468.1 1,455.4 15.1 -12.7 279.7 -0.9 23.8
Manufacturing 1,755.1 1,755.5 14.1 0.4 308.0 0.0 21.3
Services-producing sector 14,878.4 14,683.0 39.0 -195.4 1,862.7 -1.3 14.5
Wholesale and retail trade 2,844.2 2,755.1 20.9 -89.1 471.5 -3.1 20.6
Transportation and warehousing 973.9 968.4 11.7 -5.5 80.7 -0.6 9.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,279.3 1,293.8 11.2 14.5 100.1 1.1 8.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,629.7 1,644.6 14.4 14.9 174.0 0.9 11.8
Business, building and other support services 706.8 699.0 12.1 -7.8 34.7 -1.1 5.2
Educational services 1,468.6 1,432.8 14.0 -35.8 205.3 -2.4 16.7
Health care and social assistance 2,550.7 2,543.4 15.5 -7.3 249.4 -0.3 10.9
Information, culture and recreation 718.0 691.8 13.0 -26.2 99.8 -3.6 16.9
Accommodation and food services 923.7 864.5 15.8 -59.2 251.9 -6.4 41.1
Other services (except public administration) 755.5 746.5 11.3 -9.0 123.2 -1.2 19.8
Public administration 1,027.9 1,043.2 8.2 15.3 72.1 1.5 7.4
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Tables 14-10-0288-02 and 14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM tables 282-0089 and 282-0088).
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