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

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – March 2021pJob vacancies – March 2021pJob vacancy rate – March 2021p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 14,864.4 632.7 4.1
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 196.1 13.8 6.6
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 179.5 3.2E 1.8E
Utilities F F F
Construction 944.9 58.3 5.8
Manufacturing 1,462.2 54.7 3.6
Wholesale trade 775.5 25.5 3.2
Retail trade 1,816.7 75.3 4.0
Transportation and warehousing 758.6 30.6 3.9
Information and cultural industries 342.1 13.8 3.9
Finance and insurance 744.5 25.3 3.3
Real estate and rental and leasing 249.4 8.1 3.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 997.9 46.6 4.5
Management of companies and enterprises 117.0 2.1 1.7
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 745.2 42.1 5.3
Educational services 1,385.0 13.1 0.9
Health care and social assistance 2,083.8 104.2 4.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 158.8 9.6 5.7
Accommodation and food services 851.7 68.4 7.4
Other services (excluding public administration) 464.6 24.9 5.1
Public administration4 470.3 12.2 2.5
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 174.3 4.2 2.4
Prince Edward Island 57.6 1.7 2.9
Nova Scotia 379.0 14.4 3.7
New Brunswick 309.9 9.8 3.1
Quebec 3,340.5 181.0 5.1
Ontario 5,707.0 220.5 3.7
Manitoba 537.1 20.2 3.6
Saskatchewan 436.9 13.9 3.1
Alberta 1,778.3 57.1 3.1
British Columbia 2,092.7 107.7 4.9
Yukon 16.7 1.1 6.3
Northwest Territories 19.8 0.4E 2.1E
Nunavut 14.6 F F
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
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