Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  April
2020
March
2021r
April
2021p
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
Sector aggregate1 14,251.8 16,154.2 16,321.1 166.9 2,069.3 1.0 14.5
Forestry, logging and support 33.6 38.3 40.4 2.1 6.8 5.4 20.3
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 186.5 188.4 191.9 3.5 5.3 1.8 2.8
Utilities 124.2 121.9 123.0 1.1 -1.2 0.9 -0.9
Construction 810.0 1,042.6 1,068.3 25.7 258.3 2.5 31.9
Manufacturing 1,315.0 1,500.3 1,501.6 1.3 186.6 0.1 14.2
Wholesale trade 727.2 784.2 786.0 1.8 58.7 0.2 8.1
Retail trade 1,585.5 1,951.1 1,970.9 19.8 385.5 1.0 24.3
Transportation and warehousing 719.0 765.2 767.0 1.8 48.0 0.2 6.7
Information and cultural industries 326.3 345.5 348.8 3.3 22.6 1.0 6.9
Finance and insurance 729.8 756.7 760.6 3.8 30.8 0.5 4.2
Real estate and rental and leasing 236.1 258.3 258.5 0.3 22.4 0.1 9.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 915.9 1,011.3 1,022.0 10.7 106.2 1.1 11.6
Management of companies and enterprises 106.5 117.8 117.8 0.0 11.3 0.0 10.6
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 718.7 789.9 804.8 14.9 86.1 1.9 12.0
Educational services 1,242.1 1,315.7 1,315.5 -0.1 73.5 -0.0 5.9
Health care and social assistance 1,866.8 2,114.4 2,149.5 35.1 282.6 1.7 15.1
Arts, entertainment and recreation 165.1 199.5 209.3 9.8 44.2 4.9 26.8
Accommodation and food services 688.4 950.2 959.1 8.9 270.7 0.9 39.3
Other services (excluding public administration) 398.9 487.6 493.3 5.7 94.4 1.2 23.7
Public administration 1,120.7 1,145.1 1,159.4 14.2 38.7 1.2 3.4
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 180.1 205.4 208.6 3.2 28.5 1.6 15.8
Prince Edward Island 60.3 69.4 69.7 0.3 9.4 0.4 15.6
Nova Scotia 364.0 417.3 419.1 1.7 55.1 0.4 15.1
New Brunswick 277.7 325.6 331.8 6.2 54.1 1.9 19.5
Quebec 3,099.2 3,663.3 3,709.1 45.8 609.8 1.2 19.7
Ontario 5,608.1 6,218.4 6,278.0 59.6 669.9 1.0 11.9
Manitoba 536.1 589.0 599.3 10.3 63.2 1.7 11.8
Saskatchewan 418.8 467.5 470.8 3.3 52.0 0.7 12.4
Alberta 1,692.0 1,866.7 1,891.6 24.9 199.6 1.3 11.8
British Columbia 1,954.5 2,263.2 2,274.2 10.9 319.7 0.5 16.4
Yukon 20.1 22.7 22.9 0.2 2.7 0.8 13.7
Northwest Territories 23.1 26.0 26.3 0.3 3.2 1.0 13.8
Nunavut 17.9 19.6 20.0 0.4 2.1 2.0 11.8
r
revised
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0223-01 (formerly CANSIM table 281-0063).
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