Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  May
2021
June
2021
Standard error1 May to June 2021 June 2020 to June 2021 May to June 2021 June 2020 to June 2021
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 217.2 219.5 2.6 2.3 18.9 1.1 9.4
Goods-producing sector 42.5 43.7 1.6 1.2 7.0 2.8 19.1
Agriculture 1.2 2.2 0.4 1.0 0.5 83.3 29.4
Natural resources2 13.1 12.9 0.9 -0.2 1.0 -1.5 8.4
Utilities 2.0 2.1 0.2 0.1 -0.3 5.0 -12.5
Construction 16.2 16.1 1.1 -0.1 3.2 -0.6 24.8
Manufacturing 10.1 10.3 0.7 0.2 2.4 2.0 30.4
Services-producing sector  174.6 175.8 2.2 1.2 12.0 0.7 7.3
Wholesale and retail trade 34.5 37.3 1.3 2.8 2.6 8.1 7.5
Transportation and warehousing 7.2 8.1 0.6 0.9 0.1 12.5 1.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 7.3 6.9 0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -5.5 -5.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 10.2 10.3 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.0 9.6
Business, building and other support services 7.6 7.3 0.8 -0.3 0.5 -3.9 7.4
Educational services 15.6 15.6 0.7 0.0 1.3 0.0 9.1
Health care and social assistance 44.8 44.1 1.0 -0.7 7.2 -1.6 19.5
Information, culture and recreation 8.1 6.9 0.6 -1.2 2.0 -14.8 40.8
Accommodation and food services 10.8 11.4 0.9 0.6 -4.2 5.6 -26.9
Other services (except public administration) 8.2 7.9 0.7 -0.3 -2.2 -3.7 -21.8
Public administration 20.3 20.1 0.8 -0.2 4.3 -1.0 27.2
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 79.2 77.8 0.8 -1.4 3.4 -1.8 4.6
Goods-producing sector 18.3 18.1 0.6 -0.2 -1.4 -1.1 -7.2
Agriculture 3.3 3.8 0.3 0.5 -0.4 15.2 -9.5
Natural resources2 2.8 2.3 0.3 -0.5 0.1 -17.9 4.5
Utilities 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Construction 5.8 5.5 0.3 -0.3 -1.5 -5.2 -21.4
Manufacturing 6.3 6.2 0.3 -0.1 0.4 -1.6 6.9
Services-producing sector  60.9 59.7 0.8 -1.2 4.8 -2.0 8.7
Wholesale and retail trade 12.0 12.4 0.4 0.4 1.0 3.3 8.8
Transportation and warehousing 2.6 2.1 0.2 -0.5 -0.6 -19.2 -22.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.9 2.7 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -6.9 -3.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.5 4.5 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 7.1
Business, building and other support services 2.1 1.6 0.2 -0.5 0.0 -23.8 0.0
Educational services 6.8 6.6 0.3 -0.2 1.0 -2.9 17.9
Health care and social assistance 11.6 11.5 0.3 -0.1 0.9 -0.9 8.5
Information, culture and recreation 2.7 2.5 0.3 -0.2 0.6 -7.4 31.6
Accommodation and food services 3.8 4.1 0.4 0.3 1.1 7.9 36.7
Other services (except public administration) 3.2 3.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Public administration 8.7 8.3 0.3 -0.4 0.4 -4.6 5.1
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 443.7 457.5 3.5 13.8 30.7 3.1 7.2
Goods-producing sector 92.7 88.5 2.1 -4.2 4.5 -4.5 5.4
Agriculture 7.4 6.1 0.7 -1.3 0.2 -17.6 3.4
Natural resources2 10.7 11.6 1.1 0.9 -0.5 8.4 -4.1
Utilities 4.3 4.2 0.2 -0.1 0.8 -2.3 23.5
Construction 36.6 35.3 1.4 -1.3 3.4 -3.6 10.7
Manufacturing 33.7 31.3 1.2 -2.4 0.6 -7.1 2.0
Services-producing sector  351.1 369.1 3.3 18.0 26.3 5.1 7.7
Wholesale and retail trade 64.7 72.4 1.8 7.7 4.5 11.9 6.6
Transportation and warehousing 22.5 25.2 0.8 2.7 6.4 12.0 34.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 22.8 23.1 0.8 0.3 2.6 1.3 12.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 33.9 34.2 1.0 0.3 7.1 0.9 26.2
Business, building and other support services 17.5 18.8 1.0 1.3 2.3 7.4 13.9
Educational services 33.5 35.3 1.2 1.8 2.1 5.4 6.3
Health care and social assistance 71.9 72.7 1.4 0.8 0.3 1.1 0.4
Information, culture and recreation 12.8 13.9 1.0 1.1 -1.2 8.6 -7.9
Accommodation and food services 24.6 27.1 1.5 2.5 -0.3 10.2 -1.1
Other services (except public administration) 15.8 15.2 1.0 -0.6 1.3 -3.8 9.4
Public administration 31.0 31.2 0.9 0.2 1.3 0.6 4.3
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 361.0 358.6 2.8 -2.4 3.8 -0.7 1.1
Goods-producing sector 68.6 68.6 1.7 0.0 -4.4 0.0 -6.0
Agriculture 5.0 4.5 0.7 -0.5 -1.3 -10.0 -22.4
Natural resources2 9.2 9.6 0.8 0.4 0.3 4.3 3.2
Utilities 3.9 4.0 0.2 0.1 0.6 2.6 17.6
Construction 22.0 22.9 1.0 0.9 -1.9 4.1 -7.7
Manufacturing 28.5 27.7 1.1 -0.8 -1.9 -2.8 -6.4
Services-producing sector  292.4 290.0 2.5 -2.4 8.2 -0.8 2.9
Wholesale and retail trade 56.1 55.9 1.3 -0.2 -2.0 -0.4 -3.5
Transportation and warehousing 19.2 19.5 0.7 0.3 3.1 1.6 18.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 18.2 17.7 0.6 -0.5 0.8 -2.7 4.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 17.0 16.5 0.7 -0.5 -0.5 -2.9 -2.9
Business, building and other support services 15.3 15.2 0.8 -0.1 -0.5 -0.7 -3.2
Educational services 27.5 28.3 1.0 0.8 -0.3 2.9 -1.0
Health care and social assistance 62.4 61.9 1.1 -0.5 1.6 -0.8 2.7
Information, culture and recreation 10.1 10.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 5.9 7.0
Accommodation and food services 22.1 19.6 1.1 -2.5 0.8 -11.3 4.3
Other services (except public administration) 14.2 15.0 0.7 0.8 1.4 5.6 10.3
Public administration 30.3 29.8 0.8 -0.5 3.2 -1.7 12.0
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,219.3 4,291.6 21.2 72.3 279.6 1.7 7.0
Goods-producing sector 892.3 886.1 10.7 -6.2 60.8 -0.7 7.4
Agriculture 56.9 58.5 2.7 1.6 4.1 2.8 7.5
Natural resources2 43.6 37.8 2.2 -5.8 6.2 -13.3 19.6
Utilities 30.1 28.1 1.2 -2.0 4.1 -6.6 17.1
Construction 286.8 286.8 7.4 0.0 36.3 0.0 14.5
Manufacturing 474.8 474.9 7.4 0.1 10.0 0.0 2.2
Services-producing sector  3,327.0 3,405.5 19.4 78.5 218.8 2.4 6.9
Wholesale and retail trade 646.8 660.5 10.0 13.7 30.6 2.1 4.9
Transportation and warehousing 229.0 228.1 6.0 -0.9 10.1 -0.4 4.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 267.6 276.6 5.0 9.0 27.7 3.4 11.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 356.0 357.7 6.5 1.7 36.0 0.5 11.2
Business, building and other support services 155.0 162.2 6.7 7.2 -8.7 4.6 -5.1
Educational services 363.0 373.1 7.2 10.1 66.5 2.8 21.7
Health care and social assistance 591.9 600.3 7.9 8.4 -3.9 1.4 -0.6
Information, culture and recreation 158.9 161.4 6.4 2.5 6.5 1.6 4.2
Accommodation and food services 157.6 189.8 7.9 32.2 28.6 20.4 17.7
Other services (except public administration) 147.6 152.7 4.9 5.1 12.4 3.5 8.8
Public administration 253.6 243.1 3.9 -10.5 13.0 -4.1 5.6
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,183.8 7,300.7 28.2 116.9 575.1 1.6 8.6
Goods-producing sector 1,447.2 1,454.6 14.6 7.4 84.1 0.5 6.1
Agriculture 71.7 71.5 3.1 -0.2 -0.7 -0.3 -1.0
Natural resources2 34.5 36.8 2.3 2.3 2.0 6.7 5.7
Utilities 50.0 50.7 1.9 0.7 0.9 1.4 1.8
Construction 527.8 531.8 9.8 4.0 34.5 0.8 6.9
Manufacturing 763.2 763.9 10.2 0.7 47.6 0.1 6.6
Services-producing sector  5,736.6 5,846.1 26.9 109.5 491.1 1.9 9.2
Wholesale and retail trade 1,001.5 1,058.2 14.7 56.7 70.5 5.7 7.1
Transportation and warehousing 381.6 371.9 8.1 -9.7 23.2 -2.5 6.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 627.2 609.6 8.6 -17.6 7.8 -2.8 1.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 724.4 741.3 10.6 16.9 122.2 2.3 19.7
Business, building and other support services 284.2 290.8 8.0 6.6 -5.0 2.3 -1.7
Educational services 526.4 532.1 9.7 5.7 43.1 1.1 8.8
Health care and social assistance 913.3 925.7 10.8 12.4 84.3 1.4 10.0
Information, culture and recreation 275.2 276.9 8.8 1.7 22.0 0.6 8.6
Accommodation and food services 326.7 342.2 10.5 15.5 58.1 4.7 20.5
Other services (except public administration) 277.5 285.8 8.0 8.3 29.5 3.0 11.5
Public administration 398.7 411.6 5.6 12.9 35.4 3.2 9.4
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 653.8 647.4 3.4 -6.4 30.1 -1.0 4.9
Goods-producing sector 148.1 146.0 1.9 -2.1 3.6 -1.4 2.5
Agriculture 24.3 23.4 1.0 -0.9 -1.9 -3.7 -7.5
Natural resources2 3.7 3.7 0.5 0.0 -1.7 0.0 -31.5
Utilities 4.8 4.9 0.3 0.1 -1.1 2.1 -18.3
Construction 50.7 49.4 1.2 -1.3 1.8 -2.6 3.8
Manufacturing 64.6 64.5 1.1 -0.1 6.5 -0.2 11.2
Services-producing sector  505.7 501.4 3.3 -4.3 26.5 -0.9 5.6
Wholesale and retail trade 96.2 97.4 1.6 1.2 11.0 1.2 12.7
Transportation and warehousing 39.5 39.8 1.0 0.3 3.2 0.8 8.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 35.1 36.0 0.7 0.9 2.7 2.6 8.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 32.7 32.5 0.9 -0.2 1.7 -0.6 5.5
Business, building and other support services 21.7 21.3 0.9 -0.4 -2.4 -1.8 -10.1
Educational services 59.0 58.8 1.3 -0.2 10.5 -0.3 21.7
Health care and social assistance 106.1 106.3 1.4 0.2 8.5 0.2 8.7
Information, culture and recreation 20.2 17.7 1.0 -2.5 -1.8 -12.4 -9.2
Accommodation and food services 30.9 29.6 1.4 -1.3 -4.5 -4.2 -13.2
Other services (except public administration) 26.8 25.0 1.0 -1.8 -3.1 -6.7 -11.0
Public administration 37.5 37.0 0.9 -0.5 0.8 -1.3 2.2
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 563.3 556.8 3.3 -6.5 27.9 -1.2 5.3
Goods-producing sector 132.8 128.6 2.1 -4.2 -3.3 -3.2 -2.5
Agriculture 32.0 29.6 1.2 -2.4 -8.6 -7.5 -22.5
Natural resources2 20.0 19.4 0.9 -0.6 0.4 -3.0 2.1
Utilities 5.3 6.3 0.3 1.0 0.6 18.9 10.5
Construction 42.6 42.2 1.4 -0.4 3.1 -0.9 7.9
Manufacturing 32.9 31.1 1.0 -1.8 1.2 -5.5 4.0
Services-producing sector  430.5 428.2 3.1 -2.3 31.2 -0.5 7.9
Wholesale and retail trade 93.8 90.6 1.6 -3.2 9.6 -3.4 11.9
Transportation and warehousing 23.3 22.7 0.9 -0.6 -3.4 -2.6 -13.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 26.6 26.5 0.7 -0.1 -1.7 -0.4 -6.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 28.7 27.9 0.9 -0.8 1.1 -2.8 4.1
Business, building and other support services 16.2 15.3 0.9 -0.9 -1.2 -5.6 -7.3
Educational services 47.2 46.8 1.1 -0.4 7.1 -0.8 17.9
Health care and social assistance 86.7 86.1 1.3 -0.6 7.1 -0.7 9.0
Information, culture and recreation 18.0 19.1 1.0 1.1 2.9 6.1 17.9
Accommodation and food services 27.8 30.2 1.3 2.4 7.1 8.6 30.7
Other services (except public administration) 26.8 26.8 1.1 0.0 -1.8 0.0 -6.3
Public administration 35.6 36.1 0.8 0.5 4.4 1.4 13.9
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,221.7 2,221.5 13.8 -0.2 171.4 -0.0 8.4
Goods-producing sector 564.6 539.9 8.0 -24.7 29.6 -4.4 5.8
Agriculture 36.8 35.9 2.5 -0.9 -6.4 -2.4 -15.1
Natural resources2 145.3 144.1 4.0 -1.2 20.0 -0.8 16.1
Utilities 20.0 17.9 1.0 -2.1 -2.6 -10.5 -12.7
Construction 233.7 219.0 5.7 -14.7 13.4 -6.3 6.5
Manufacturing 128.8 123.1 3.9 -5.7 5.3 -4.4 4.5
Services-producing sector  1,657.2 1,681.5 12.5 24.3 141.7 1.5 9.2
Wholesale and retail trade 331.7 330.4 6.5 -1.3 39.3 -0.4 13.5
Transportation and warehousing 125.4 118.3 3.8 -7.1 8.2 -5.7 7.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 117.4 118.3 3.1 0.9 6.9 0.8 6.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 186.6 182.0 4.3 -4.6 23.4 -2.5 14.8
Business, building and other support services 74.6 74.4 3.7 -0.2 -2.8 -0.3 -3.6
Educational services 170.2 175.4 4.2 5.2 42.3 3.1 31.8
Health care and social assistance 304.1 294.1 5.1 -10.0 2.0 -3.3 0.7
Information, culture and recreation 62.4 60.5 4.1 -1.9 -12.5 -3.0 -17.1
Accommodation and food services 95.3 127.3 4.5 32.0 29.0 33.6 29.5
Other services (except public administration) 90.6 100.5 4.1 9.9 6.0 10.9 6.3
Public administration 98.8 100.4 2.6 1.6 0.0 1.6 0.0
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,616.2 2,658.3 15.8 42.1 263.1 1.6 11.0
Goods-producing sector 491.0 476.0 7.8 -15.0 13.2 -3.1 2.9
Agriculture 21.1 22.3 2.6 1.2 -5.5 5.7 -19.8
Natural resources2 54.7 49.6 2.7 -5.1 5.4 -9.3 12.2
Utilities 21.1 22.3 1.4 1.2 2.3 5.7 11.5
Construction 217.4 207.3 5.9 -10.1 -8.0 -4.6 -3.7
Manufacturing 176.7 174.6 4.6 -2.1 19.2 -1.2 12.4
Services-producing sector  2,125.3 2,182.3 15.3 57.0 249.8 2.7 12.9
Wholesale and retail trade 396.5 396.8 7.7 0.3 41.0 0.1 11.5
Transportation and warehousing 140.1 137.2 4.2 -2.9 9.7 -2.1 7.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 166.4 173.2 3.8 6.8 13.0 4.1 8.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 259.5 264.9 5.3 5.4 25.4 2.1 10.6
Business, building and other support services 103.9 109.1 4.3 5.2 27.2 5.0 33.2
Educational services 182.5 185.5 5.2 3.0 7.7 1.6 4.3
Health care and social assistance 348.0 358.6 5.3 10.6 36.8 3.0 11.4
Information, culture and recreation 129.2 132.8 5.2 3.6 38.2 2.8 40.4
Accommodation and food services 157.4 176.6 6.6 19.2 15.5 12.2 9.6
Other services (except public administration) 111.7 114.2 4.3 2.5 20.5 2.2 21.9
Public administration 130.1 133.5 2.8 3.4 14.9 2.6 12.6
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0355-02 (formerly CANSIM table 282-0088).
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