Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  June
2021
July
2021
Standard error1 June to July 2021 July 2020 to July 2021 June to July 2021 July 2020 to July 2021
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 219.5 219.3 2.6 -0.2 12.1 -0.1 5.8
Goods-producing sector 43.7 44.0 1.6 0.3 6.6 0.7 17.6
Agriculture 2.2 2.5 0.4 0.3 1.3 13.6 108.3
Natural resources2 12.9 13.0 0.9 0.1 0.3 0.8 2.4
Utilities 2.1 1.7 0.2 -0.4 -0.8 -19.0 -32.0
Construction 16.1 15.8 1.1 -0.3 1.7 -1.9 12.1
Manufacturing 10.3 11.0 0.8 0.7 4.1 6.8 59.4
Services-producing sector  175.8 175.3 2.3 -0.5 5.5 -0.3 3.2
Wholesale and retail trade 37.3 37.1 1.3 -0.2 4.7 -0.5 14.5
Transportation and warehousing 8.1 8.8 0.7 0.7 -1.4 8.6 -13.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 6.9 6.7 0.6 -0.2 -2.0 -2.9 -23.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 10.3 9.7 0.6 -0.6 -0.1 -5.8 -1.0
Business, building and other support services 7.3 6.0 0.7 -1.3 -1.1 -17.8 -15.5
Educational services 15.6 16.5 0.7 0.9 2.4 5.8 17.0
Health care and social assistance 44.1 43.5 1.1 -0.6 4.4 -1.4 11.3
Information, culture and recreation 6.9 7.0 0.7 0.1 0.5 1.4 7.7
Accommodation and food services 11.4 11.5 0.9 0.1 -3.4 0.9 -22.8
Other services (except public administration) 7.9 7.9 0.7 0.0 -2.2 0.0 -21.8
Public administration 20.1 20.6 0.7 0.5 3.5 2.5 20.5
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 77.8 78.9 0.7 1.1 3.4 1.4 4.5
Goods-producing sector 18.1 18.3 0.5 0.2 -1.2 1.1 -6.2
Agriculture 3.8 3.0 0.3 -0.8 -0.7 -21.1 -18.9
Natural resources2 2.3 3.0 0.3 0.7 1.2 30.4 66.7
Utilities 0.3 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.3 100.0 100.0
Construction 5.5 5.2 0.3 -0.3 -1.6 -5.5 -23.5
Manufacturing 6.2 6.5 0.3 0.3 -0.4 4.8 -5.8
Services-producing sector  59.7 60.6 0.7 0.9 4.6 1.5 8.2
Wholesale and retail trade 12.4 12.4 0.4 0.0 1.6 0.0 14.8
Transportation and warehousing 2.1 2.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.4 -4.8 -16.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.7 2.8 0.2 0.1 -0.3 3.7 -9.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.5 4.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -4.4 -2.3
Business, building and other support services 1.6 2.5 0.3 0.9 1.1 56.3 78.6
Educational services 6.6 6.5 0.2 -0.1 1.0 -1.5 18.2
Health care and social assistance 11.5 11.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 2.6 3.5
Information, culture and recreation 2.5 2.5 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 4.2
Accommodation and food services 4.1 4.7 0.3 0.6 1.5 14.6 46.9
Other services (except public administration) 3.2 3.2 0.2 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -8.6
Public administration 8.3 8.0 0.2 -0.3 0.0 -3.6 0.0
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 457.5 461.2 3.2 3.7 29.2 0.8 6.8
Goods-producing sector 88.5 89.5 2.0 1.0 6.0 1.1 7.2
Agriculture 6.1 6.2 0.8 0.1 0.8 1.6 14.8
Natural resources2 11.6 12.0 1.0 0.4 -0.8 3.4 -6.3
Utilities 4.2 3.4 0.3 -0.8 0.3 -19.0 9.7
Construction 35.3 36.0 1.4 0.7 4.9 2.0 15.8
Manufacturing 31.3 31.9 1.0 0.6 0.8 1.9 2.6
Services-producing sector  369.1 371.7 3.0 2.6 23.3 0.7 6.7
Wholesale and retail trade 72.4 71.7 1.7 -0.7 2.7 -1.0 3.9
Transportation and warehousing 25.2 24.3 0.9 -0.9 6.1 -3.6 33.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 23.1 23.0 0.9 -0.1 1.9 -0.4 9.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 34.2 34.2 1.1 0.0 5.6 0.0 19.6
Business, building and other support services 18.8 18.4 1.1 -0.4 0.6 -2.1 3.4
Educational services 35.3 35.1 1.3 -0.2 -1.1 -0.6 -3.0
Health care and social assistance 72.7 77.5 1.3 4.8 5.9 6.6 8.2
Information, culture and recreation 13.9 13.2 1.0 -0.7 -2.3 -5.0 -14.8
Accommodation and food services 27.1 28.6 1.4 1.5 3.6 5.5 14.4
Other services (except public administration) 15.2 14.8 0.9 -0.4 0.1 -2.6 0.7
Public administration 31.2 30.8 0.9 -0.4 0.1 -1.3 0.3
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 358.6 356.1 2.6 -2.5 3.0 -0.7 0.8
Goods-producing sector 68.6 69.2 1.6 0.6 -4.3 0.9 -5.9
Agriculture 4.5 5.7 0.6 1.2 0.3 26.7 5.6
Natural resources2 9.6 8.2 0.8 -1.4 -1.6 -14.6 -16.3
Utilities 4.0 4.0 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.0 21.2
Construction 22.9 22.8 1.0 -0.1 -1.7 -0.4 -6.9
Manufacturing 27.7 28.5 1.0 0.8 -1.9 2.9 -6.3
Services-producing sector  290.0 286.9 2.3 -3.1 7.2 -1.1 2.6
Wholesale and retail trade 55.9 57.1 1.1 1.2 0.1 2.1 0.2
Transportation and warehousing 19.5 19.6 0.7 0.1 3.3 0.5 20.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 17.7 17.3 0.6 -0.4 1.2 -2.3 7.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 16.5 16.5 0.7 0.0 -0.8 0.0 -4.6
Business, building and other support services 15.2 13.6 0.8 -1.6 -0.3 -10.5 -2.2
Educational services 28.3 25.6 0.9 -2.7 -2.2 -9.5 -7.9
Health care and social assistance 61.9 61.1 1.1 -0.8 2.0 -1.3 3.4
Information, culture and recreation 10.7 10.4 0.6 -0.3 0.3 -2.8 3.0
Accommodation and food services 19.6 20.5 1.0 0.9 -0.2 4.6 -1.0
Other services (except public administration) 15.0 13.9 0.7 -1.1 1.2 -7.3 9.4
Public administration 29.8 31.3 0.7 1.5 2.8 5.0 9.8
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,291.6 4,299.1 19.7 7.5 199.0 0.2 4.9
Goods-producing sector 886.1 870.8 10.3 -15.3 31.7 -1.7 3.8
Agriculture 58.5 57.7 2.7 -0.8 3.2 -1.4 5.9
Natural resources2 37.8 38.3 2.3 0.5 2.4 1.3 6.7
Utilities 28.1 27.2 1.6 -0.9 4.7 -3.2 20.9
Construction 286.8 283.4 7.0 -3.4 27.4 -1.2 10.7
Manufacturing 474.9 464.1 7.3 -10.8 -6.0 -2.3 -1.3
Services-producing sector  3,405.5 3,428.4 18.7 22.9 167.3 0.7 5.1
Wholesale and retail trade 660.5 656.4 9.7 -4.1 9.3 -0.6 1.4
Transportation and warehousing 228.1 224.9 5.4 -3.2 9.2 -1.4 4.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 276.6 285.6 5.2 9.0 41.5 3.3 17.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 357.7 362.6 6.7 4.9 32.9 1.4 10.0
Business, building and other support services 162.2 156.8 6.3 -5.4 -0.9 -3.3 -0.6
Educational services 373.1 360.6 6.8 -12.5 44.3 -3.4 14.0
Health care and social assistance 600.3 603.6 8.0 3.3 -3.5 0.5 -0.6
Information, culture and recreation 161.4 173.4 6.2 12.0 10.7 7.4 6.6
Accommodation and food services 189.8 195.6 7.1 5.8 -9.5 3.1 -4.6
Other services (except public administration) 152.7 158.0 5.0 5.3 10.5 3.5 7.1
Public administration 243.1 250.9 4.1 7.8 22.8 3.2 10.0
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,300.7 7,373.1 28.4 72.4 488.6 1.0 7.1
Goods-producing sector 1,454.6 1,474.9 14.3 20.3 73.9 1.4 5.3
Agriculture 71.5 69.4 3.3 -2.1 -3.9 -2.9 -5.3
Natural resources2 36.8 35.4 2.2 -1.4 -4.0 -3.8 -10.2
Utilities 50.7 55.4 1.6 4.7 7.0 9.3 14.5
Construction 531.8 524.7 9.5 -7.1 12.5 -1.3 2.4
Manufacturing 763.9 789.9 10.5 26.0 62.2 3.4 8.5
Services-producing sector  5,846.1 5,898.2 27.1 52.1 414.7 0.9 7.6
Wholesale and retail trade 1,058.2 1,080.5 15.0 22.3 36.7 2.1 3.5
Transportation and warehousing 371.9 375.1 8.6 3.2 26.7 0.9 7.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 609.6 612.1 8.9 2.5 10.8 0.4 1.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 741.3 738.6 10.5 -2.7 97.0 -0.4 15.1
Business, building and other support services 290.8 301.9 8.2 11.1 8.8 3.8 3.0
Educational services 532.1 537.2 9.9 5.1 53.8 1.0 11.1
Health care and social assistance 925.7 927.3 10.1 1.6 65.8 0.2 7.6
Information, culture and recreation 276.9 271.1 9.4 -5.8 17.9 -2.1 7.1
Accommodation and food services 342.2 362.8 10.5 20.6 62.4 6.0 20.8
Other services (except public administration) 285.8 285.6 8.2 -0.2 7.1 -0.1 2.5
Public administration 411.6 406.1 5.4 -5.5 27.8 -1.3 7.3
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 647.4 654.8 3.1 7.4 24.6 1.1 3.9
Goods-producing sector 146.0 144.7 1.8 -1.3 4.4 -0.9 3.1
Agriculture 23.4 22.9 0.9 -0.5 -1.5 -2.1 -6.1
Natural resources2 3.7 4.0 0.4 0.3 -1.2 8.1 -23.1
Utilities 4.9 4.9 0.3 0.0 -0.6 0.0 -10.9
Construction 49.4 49.2 1.2 -0.2 2.7 -0.4 5.8
Manufacturing 64.5 63.7 1.1 -0.8 4.9 -1.2 8.3
Services-producing sector  501.4 510.1 3.0 8.7 20.2 1.7 4.1
Wholesale and retail trade 97.4 94.4 1.5 -3.0 7.4 -3.1 8.5
Transportation and warehousing 39.8 41.2 1.0 1.4 5.2 3.5 14.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 36.0 35.2 0.7 -0.8 1.7 -2.2 5.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 32.5 33.1 0.8 0.6 0.1 1.8 0.3
Business, building and other support services 21.3 20.8 0.9 -0.5 -0.6 -2.3 -2.8
Educational services 58.8 57.5 1.2 -1.3 2.3 -2.2 4.2
Health care and social assistance 106.3 106.5 1.4 0.2 6.8 0.2 6.8
Information, culture and recreation 17.7 21.9 0.9 4.2 1.6 23.7 7.9
Accommodation and food services 29.6 36.6 1.2 7.0 -1.8 23.6 -4.7
Other services (except public administration) 25.0 25.7 1.0 0.7 -3.7 2.8 -12.6
Public administration 37.0 37.2 0.9 0.2 1.3 0.5 3.6
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 556.8 552.3 3.0 -4.5 7.3 -0.8 1.3
Goods-producing sector 128.6 130.6 2.0 2.0 -3.5 1.6 -2.6
Agriculture 29.6 30.3 1.1 0.7 -6.6 2.4 -17.9
Natural resources2 19.4 18.8 0.8 -0.6 -1.6 -3.1 -7.8
Utilities 6.3 6.5 0.3 0.2 0.7 3.2 12.1
Construction 42.2 42.9 1.3 0.7 3.5 1.7 8.9
Manufacturing 31.1 32.1 0.9 1.0 0.4 3.2 1.3
Services-producing sector  428.2 421.7 2.9 -6.5 10.9 -1.5 2.7
Wholesale and retail trade 90.6 88.8 1.6 -1.8 7.2 -2.0 8.8
Transportation and warehousing 22.7 22.0 0.8 -0.7 -2.5 -3.1 -10.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 26.5 27.9 0.8 1.4 -1.7 5.3 -5.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 27.9 27.5 0.8 -0.4 2.1 -1.4 8.3
Business, building and other support services 15.3 15.8 0.9 0.5 -0.2 3.3 -1.3
Educational services 46.8 45.0 1.1 -1.8 0.5 -3.8 1.1
Health care and social assistance 86.1 84.7 1.3 -1.4 4.6 -1.6 5.7
Information, culture and recreation 19.1 20.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 4.7 4.2
Accommodation and food services 30.2 28.6 1.2 -1.6 2.3 -5.3 8.7
Other services (except public administration) 26.8 25.8 1.1 -1.0 -3.2 -3.7 -11.0
Public administration 36.1 35.6 0.8 -0.5 1.1 -1.4 3.2
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,221.5 2,233.8 12.8 12.3 119.5 0.6 5.7
Goods-producing sector 539.9 546.5 7.6 6.6 14.3 1.2 2.7
Agriculture 35.9 36.0 2.5 0.1 -7.9 0.3 -18.0
Natural resources2 144.1 147.7 3.9 3.6 19.0 2.5 14.8
Utilities 17.9 17.3 1.2 -0.6 -4.3 -3.4 -19.9
Construction 219.0 220.6 5.3 1.6 3.8 0.7 1.8
Manufacturing 123.1 124.9 3.8 1.8 3.7 1.5 3.1
Services-producing sector  1,681.5 1,687.2 11.8 5.7 105.1 0.3 6.6
Wholesale and retail trade 330.4 327.8 6.1 -2.6 26.1 -0.8 8.7
Transportation and warehousing 118.3 126.3 3.8 8.0 9.0 6.8 7.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 118.3 122.0 3.1 3.7 16.2 3.1 15.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 182.0 185.5 4.4 3.5 18.9 1.9 11.3
Business, building and other support services 74.4 72.3 3.8 -2.1 -0.1 -2.8 -0.1
Educational services 175.4 172.7 4.1 -2.7 37.4 -1.5 27.6
Health care and social assistance 294.1 292.3 4.9 -1.8 -2.3 -0.6 -0.8
Information, culture and recreation 60.5 65.4 3.7 4.9 -8.7 8.1 -11.7
Accommodation and food services 127.3 126.5 4.8 -0.8 12.3 -0.6 10.8
Other services (except public administration) 100.5 96.8 3.9 -3.7 -4.9 -3.7 -4.8
Public administration 100.4 99.8 2.4 -0.6 1.2 -0.6 1.2
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,658.3 2,655.2 14.5 -3.1 194.6 -0.1 7.9
Goods-producing sector 476.0 462.5 7.8 -13.5 -5.9 -2.8 -1.3
Agriculture 22.3 19.9 2.5 -2.4 -5.1 -10.8 -20.4
Natural resources2 49.6 48.7 2.8 -0.9 4.9 -1.8 11.2
Utilities 22.3 18.6 1.2 -3.7 -0.8 -16.6 -4.1
Construction 207.3 211.6 5.3 4.3 -6.3 2.1 -2.9
Manufacturing 174.6 163.7 4.9 -10.9 1.3 -6.2 0.8
Services-producing sector  2,182.3 2,192.7 14.4 10.4 200.6 0.5 10.1
Wholesale and retail trade 396.8 398.7 7.4 1.9 16.5 0.5 4.3
Transportation and warehousing 137.2 139.2 4.0 2.0 4.8 1.5 3.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 173.2 172.7 3.9 -0.5 12.8 -0.3 8.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 264.9 264.9 5.5 0.0 26.1 0.0 10.9
Business, building and other support services 109.1 114.7 4.8 5.6 31.5 5.1 37.9
Educational services 185.5 187.9 5.1 2.4 17.1 1.3 10.0
Health care and social assistance 358.6 366.3 5.8 7.7 46.1 2.1 14.4
Information, culture and recreation 132.8 120.7 5.4 -12.1 17.2 -9.1 16.6
Accommodation and food services 176.6 177.8 5.8 1.2 -3.8 0.7 -2.1
Other services (except public administration) 114.2 115.2 4.2 1.0 16.7 0.9 17.0
Public administration 133.5 134.6 3.0 1.1 15.7 0.8 13.2
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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