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

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – April 2021pJob vacancies – April 2021pJob vacancy rate – April 2021p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 15,142.6 682.8 4.3
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 201.8 15.1 7.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 185.6 8.1 4.2
Utilities 120.7 3.6E F
Construction 971.3 61.4 5.9
Manufacturing 1,468.4 67.1 4.4
Wholesale trade 775.4 30.9 3.8
Retail trade 1,904.5 79.6 4.0
Transportation and warehousing 751.5 31.9 4.1
Information and cultural industries 343.3 12.4 3.5
Finance and insurance 751.1 28.5 3.7
Real estate and rental and leasing 250.9 6.9 2.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,007.5 53.4 5.0
Management of companies and enterprises 115.0 4.0 3.3E
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 754.1 49.1 6.1
Educational services 1,414.0 14.9 1.0
Health care and social assistance 2,103.6 96.3 4.4
Arts, entertainment and recreation 176.6 18.0 9.3
Accommodation and food services 899.0 62.5 6.5
Other services (excluding public administration) 478.8 26.5 5.2
Public administration4 469.6 12.7 2.6
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 172.1 5.3 3.0
Prince Edward Island 59.3 2.9 4.7
Nova Scotia 383.6 13.6 3.4
New Brunswick 293.1 12.0 3.9
Quebec 3,416.3 195.1 5.4
Ontario 5,844.2 250.7 4.1
Manitoba 567.1 19.5 3.3
Saskatchewan 438.1 16.3 3.6
Alberta 1,780.1 61.0 3.3
British Columbia 2,137.9 103.6 4.6
Yukon 16.7 1.2 6.8
Northwest Territories 20.1 1.1E 5.1
Nunavut 14.2 0.5E 3.2
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
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