Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  October
2021
November
2021
Standard error1 October to November 2021 November 2020 to November 2021 October to November 2021 November 2020 to November 2021
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 219.8 228.9 2.6 9.1 2.4 4.1 1.1
Goods-producing sector 44.3 47.4 1.6 3.1 2.3 7.0 5.1
Agriculture 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.4 -28.6 -44.4
Natural resources2 14.5 15.3 0.9 0.8 2.2 5.5 16.8
Utilities 1.5 1.3 0.2 -0.2 -1.5 -13.3 -53.6
Construction 16.9 16.9 1.1 0.0 -1.1 0.0 -6.1
Manufacturing 10.7 13.3 0.8 2.6 2.9 24.3 27.9
Services-producing sector  175.5 181.5 2.3 6.0 0.1 3.4 0.1
Wholesale and retail trade 37.6 38.3 1.3 0.7 2.5 1.9 7.0
Transportation and warehousing 9.4 9.1 0.7 -0.3 -1.2 -3.2 -11.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 5.8 5.8 0.6 0.0 -1.9 0.0 -24.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 11.3 10.8 0.6 -0.5 0.5 -4.4 4.9
Business, building and other support services 6.4 6.8 0.7 0.4 1.0 6.3 17.2
Educational services 18.7 18.3 0.7 -0.4 1.4 -2.1 8.3
Health care and social assistance 41.2 43.9 1.1 2.7 1.2 6.6 2.8
Information, culture and recreation 7.1 7.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 8.5 5.5
Accommodation and food services 11.2 12.7 0.9 1.5 -3.8 13.4 -23.0
Other services (except public administration) 7.2 8.2 0.7 1.0 -0.7 13.9 -7.9
Public administration 19.6 19.9 0.7 0.3 0.8 1.5 4.2
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 80.0 82.9 0.7 2.9 4.7 3.6 6.0
Goods-producing sector 19.8 21.9 0.5 2.1 2.6 10.6 13.5
Agriculture 4.0 4.3 0.3 0.3 0.9 7.5 26.5
Natural resources2 1.9 2.2 0.3 0.3 0.0 15.8 0.0
Utilities 0.5 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.2 -20.0 100.0
Construction 5.9 6.1 0.3 0.2 -0.4 3.4 -6.2
Manufacturing 7.5 8.8 0.3 1.3 1.7 17.3 23.9
Services-producing sector  60.2 61.1 0.7 0.9 2.2 1.5 3.7
Wholesale and retail trade 11.4 11.5 0.4 0.1 0.9 0.9 8.5
Transportation and warehousing 2.4 2.5 0.2 0.1 -0.1 4.2 -3.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.6 2.5 0.2 -0.1 -0.6 -3.8 -19.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.7 4.7 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 4.4
Business, building and other support services 2.1 2.1 0.3 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -19.2
Educational services 5.7 6.1 0.2 0.4 0.3 7.0 5.2
Health care and social assistance 11.5 12.1 0.3 0.6 0.7 5.2 6.1
Information, culture and recreation 2.3 2.8 0.3 0.5 0.6 21.7 27.3
Accommodation and food services 5.1 4.7 0.3 -0.4 -0.8 -7.8 -14.5
Other services (except public administration) 3.4 3.2 0.2 -0.2 0.7 -5.9 28.0
Public administration 9.1 8.9 0.2 -0.2 0.7 -2.2 8.5
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 466.7 470.4 3.2 3.7 7.7 0.8 1.7
Goods-producing sector 87.4 88.3 2.0 0.9 -0.4 1.0 -0.5
Agriculture 6.3 6.1 0.8 -0.2 -2.0 -3.2 -24.7
Natural resources2 10.1 8.3 1.0 -1.8 0.2 -17.8 2.5
Utilities 5.3 5.3 0.3 0.0 0.9 0.0 20.5
Construction 33.3 35.8 1.4 2.5 0.1 7.5 0.3
Manufacturing 32.5 32.8 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.9 1.5
Services-producing sector  379.3 382.2 3.0 2.9 8.2 0.8 2.2
Wholesale and retail trade 76.1 76.5 1.7 0.4 4.8 0.5 6.7
Transportation and warehousing 26.7 25.7 0.9 -1.0 5.7 -3.7 28.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 22.5 22.3 0.9 -0.2 -1.1 -0.9 -4.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 35.1 36.4 1.1 1.3 3.8 3.7 11.7
Business, building and other support services 18.8 18.8 1.1 0.0 1.2 0.0 6.8
Educational services 37.2 38.1 1.3 0.9 -2.6 2.4 -6.4
Health care and social assistance 73.8 75.2 1.3 1.4 2.0 1.9 2.7
Information, culture and recreation 13.2 14.4 1.0 1.2 -0.9 9.1 -5.9
Accommodation and food services 30.2 28.2 1.4 -2.0 -4.3 -6.6 -13.2
Other services (except public administration) 16.0 16.4 0.9 0.4 -0.2 2.5 -1.2
Public administration 29.7 30.1 0.9 0.4 -0.3 1.3 -1.0
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 364.7 365.7 2.6 1.0 4.2 0.3 1.2
Goods-producing sector 73.8 76.6 1.6 2.8 4.6 3.8 6.4
Agriculture 5.8 6.4 0.6 0.6 2.5 10.3 64.1
Natural resources2 9.0 9.5 0.8 0.5 -0.4 5.6 -4.0
Utilities 4.2 4.0 0.2 -0.2 0.2 -4.8 5.3
Construction 26.1 26.8 1.0 0.7 3.7 2.7 16.0
Manufacturing 28.7 30.0 1.0 1.3 -1.3 4.5 -4.2
Services-producing sector  290.9 289.2 2.3 -1.7 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1
Wholesale and retail trade 57.5 55.6 1.1 -1.9 -0.1 -3.3 -0.2
Transportation and warehousing 18.7 18.4 0.7 -0.3 0.5 -1.6 2.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 17.4 17.5 0.6 0.1 1.0 0.6 6.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 18.2 18.6 0.7 0.4 -0.7 2.2 -3.6
Business, building and other support services 15.0 15.1 0.8 0.1 -1.0 0.7 -6.2
Educational services 30.5 30.6 0.9 0.1 2.3 0.3 8.1
Health care and social assistance 56.9 56.2 1.1 -0.7 -4.5 -1.2 -7.4
Information, culture and recreation 9.1 8.3 0.6 -0.8 -1.1 -8.8 -11.7
Accommodation and food services 20.7 21.8 1.0 1.1 0.9 5.3 4.3
Other services (except public administration) 15.0 14.8 0.7 -0.2 0.0 -1.3 0.0
Public administration 32.0 32.1 0.7 0.1 2.2 0.3 7.4
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,319.0 4,364.5 19.7 45.5 148.5 1.1 3.5
Goods-producing sector 885.1 890.6 10.3 5.5 22.6 0.6 2.6
Agriculture 53.4 51.4 2.7 -2.0 -12.5 -3.7 -19.6
Natural resources2 40.4 40.3 2.3 -0.1 3.3 -0.2 8.9
Utilities 27.3 27.1 1.6 -0.2 2.1 -0.7 8.4
Construction 289.1 279.0 7.0 -10.1 19.1 -3.5 7.3
Manufacturing 474.9 492.7 7.3 17.8 10.6 3.7 2.2
Services-producing sector  3,433.9 3,473.9 18.7 40.0 125.9 1.2 3.8
Wholesale and retail trade 650.8 649.4 9.7 -1.4 -11.2 -0.2 -1.7
Transportation and warehousing 226.5 234.9 5.4 8.4 0.4 3.7 0.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 290.4 286.6 5.2 -3.8 33.5 -1.3 13.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 377.1 387.1 6.7 10.0 23.4 2.7 6.4
Business, building and other support services 159.2 162.4 6.3 3.2 -11.1 2.0 -6.4
Educational services 353.7 347.7 6.8 -6.0 -3.0 -1.7 -0.9
Health care and social assistance 604.1 610.2 8.0 6.1 15.1 1.0 2.5
Information, culture and recreation 158.1 162.9 6.2 4.8 15.2 3.0 10.3
Accommodation and food services 183.2 192.2 7.1 9.0 21.3 4.9 12.5
Other services (except public administration) 163.2 162.9 5.0 -0.3 7.9 -0.2 5.1
Public administration 267.8 277.6 4.1 9.8 34.2 3.7 14.1
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,536.7 7,604.8 28.4 68.1 366.5 0.9 5.1
Goods-producing sector 1,464.4 1,480.3 14.3 15.9 4.0 1.1 0.3
Agriculture 67.6 68.5 3.3 0.9 -2.9 1.3 -4.1
Natural resources2 37.6 37.3 2.2 -0.3 -1.8 -0.8 -4.6
Utilities 58.4 55.3 1.6 -3.1 5.3 -5.3 10.6
Construction 531.1 544.4 9.5 13.3 10.6 2.5 2.0
Manufacturing 769.8 774.9 10.5 5.1 -6.9 0.7 -0.9
Services-producing sector  6,072.2 6,124.5 27.1 52.3 362.5 0.9 6.3
Wholesale and retail trade 1,121.8 1,141.8 15.0 20.0 68.4 1.8 6.4
Transportation and warehousing 376.7 382.1 8.6 5.4 40.4 1.4 11.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 625.1 637.0 8.9 11.9 10.2 1.9 1.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 758.5 768.8 10.5 10.3 80.0 1.4 11.6
Business, building and other support services 289.4 291.3 8.2 1.9 1.0 0.7 0.3
Educational services 556.3 553.0 9.9 -3.3 24.2 -0.6 4.6
Health care and social assistance 913.7 936.8 10.1 23.1 56.4 2.5 6.4
Information, culture and recreation 342.0 348.7 9.4 6.7 59.6 2.0 20.6
Accommodation and food services 402.9 392.7 10.5 -10.2 33.2 -2.5 9.2
Other services (except public administration) 274.9 254.6 8.2 -20.3 -49.2 -7.4 -16.2
Public administration 410.9 417.8 5.4 6.9 38.6 1.7 10.2
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 658.2 660.1 3.1 1.9 26.7 0.3 4.2
Goods-producing sector 143.6 140.9 1.8 -2.7 -0.2 -1.9 -0.1
Agriculture 23.3 23.1 0.9 -0.2 -2.1 -0.9 -8.3
Natural resources2 3.5 3.5 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 2.9
Utilities 4.8 4.9 0.3 0.1 0.3 2.1 6.5
Construction 48.3 46.3 1.2 -2.0 0.3 -4.1 0.7
Manufacturing 63.8 63.1 1.1 -0.7 1.2 -1.1 1.9
Services-producing sector  514.5 519.1 3.0 4.6 26.8 0.9 5.4
Wholesale and retail trade 93.5 97.1 1.5 3.6 5.0 3.9 5.4
Transportation and warehousing 42.7 42.0 1.0 -0.7 1.1 -1.6 2.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 36.8 37.2 0.7 0.4 2.4 1.1 6.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 32.0 31.1 0.8 -0.9 -0.1 -2.8 -0.3
Business, building and other support services 19.7 20.2 0.9 0.5 -1.4 2.5 -6.5
Educational services 57.8 59.0 1.2 1.2 1.9 2.1 3.3
Health care and social assistance 105.1 104.1 1.4 -1.0 1.6 -1.0 1.6
Information, culture and recreation 24.8 24.7 0.9 -0.1 5.0 -0.4 25.4
Accommodation and food services 35.6 36.8 1.2 1.2 9.5 3.4 34.8
Other services (except public administration) 27.6 27.1 1.0 -0.5 -2.2 -1.8 -7.5
Public administration 39.0 39.7 0.9 0.7 3.8 1.8 10.6
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 561.2 562.6 3.0 1.4 11.0 0.2 2.0
Goods-producing sector 123.0 124.1 2.0 1.1 -7.8 0.9 -5.9
Agriculture 24.4 24.0 1.1 -0.4 -9.9 -1.6 -29.2
Natural resources2 16.8 18.2 0.8 1.4 -2.4 8.3 -11.7
Utilities 6.3 6.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Construction 43.0 42.7 1.3 -0.3 3.0 -0.7 7.6
Manufacturing 32.5 32.8 0.9 0.3 1.5 0.9 4.8
Services-producing sector  438.1 438.5 2.9 0.4 18.7 0.1 4.5
Wholesale and retail trade 96.3 96.8 1.6 0.5 11.5 0.5 13.5
Transportation and warehousing 25.3 25.6 0.8 0.3 0.9 1.2 3.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 31.7 31.6 0.8 -0.1 5.0 -0.3 18.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 26.6 26.5 0.8 -0.1 -1.5 -0.4 -5.4
Business, building and other support services 13.3 15.5 0.9 2.2 -1.0 16.5 -6.1
Educational services 45.6 46.5 1.1 0.9 3.4 2.0 7.9
Health care and social assistance 89.9 89.2 1.3 -0.7 6.3 -0.8 7.6
Information, culture and recreation 18.4 16.5 1.0 -1.9 3.2 -10.3 24.1
Accommodation and food services 31.5 31.2 1.2 -0.3 -0.6 -1.0 -1.9
Other services (except public administration) 24.9 24.7 1.1 -0.2 -7.1 -0.8 -22.3
Public administration 34.6 34.4 0.8 -0.2 -1.3 -0.6 -3.6
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,263.9 2,279.3 12.8 15.4 105.4 0.7 4.8
Goods-producing sector 526.4 529.4 7.6 3.0 -11.0 0.6 -2.0
Agriculture 33.2 33.6 2.5 0.4 -5.1 1.2 -13.2
Natural resources2 140.7 139.1 3.9 -1.6 4.8 -1.1 3.6
Utilities 18.8 19.0 1.2 0.2 -3.8 1.1 -16.7
Construction 213.5 219.6 5.3 6.1 -3.3 2.9 -1.5
Manufacturing 120.2 118.2 3.8 -2.0 -3.4 -1.7 -2.8
Services-producing sector  1,737.4 1,750.0 11.8 12.6 116.5 0.7 7.1
Wholesale and retail trade 354.6 361.7 6.1 7.1 40.2 2.0 12.5
Transportation and warehousing 136.6 139.4 3.8 2.8 9.4 2.0 7.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 121.0 121.2 3.1 0.2 9.2 0.2 8.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 193.4 193.0 4.4 -0.4 19.4 -0.2 11.2
Business, building and other support services 71.6 71.4 3.8 -0.2 11.2 -0.3 18.6
Educational services 171.8 166.3 4.1 -5.5 17.4 -3.2 11.7
Health care and social assistance 299.6 303.6 4.9 4.0 5.2 1.3 1.7
Information, culture and recreation 70.0 69.2 3.7 -0.8 -3.8 -1.1 -5.2
Accommodation and food services 119.1 118.6 4.8 -0.5 5.5 -0.4 4.9
Other services (except public administration) 91.0 98.7 3.9 7.7 -1.6 8.5 -1.6
Public administration 108.8 106.9 2.4 -1.9 4.4 -1.7 4.3
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,692.3 2,696.9 14.5 4.6 101.5 0.2 3.9
Goods-producing sector 489.1 484.1 7.8 -5.0 -6.1 -1.0 -1.2
Agriculture 23.3 21.4 2.5 -1.9 -10.7 -8.2 -33.3
Natural resources2 48.0 46.2 2.8 -1.8 -5.8 -3.8 -11.2
Utilities 14.7 14.2 1.2 -0.5 -4.7 -3.4 -24.9
Construction 218.6 209.1 5.3 -9.5 -4.9 -4.3 -2.3
Manufacturing 184.4 193.3 4.9 8.9 20.1 4.8 11.6
Services-producing sector  2,203.2 2,212.8 14.4 9.6 107.6 0.4 5.1
Wholesale and retail trade 420.2 419.6 7.4 -0.6 30.1 -0.1 7.7
Transportation and warehousing 140.0 143.4 4.0 3.4 4.9 2.4 3.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 169.7 167.0 3.9 -2.7 2.5 -1.6 1.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 242.6 250.5 5.5 7.9 13.3 3.3 5.6
Business, building and other support services 104.1 103.5 4.8 -0.6 -4.2 -0.6 -3.9
Educational services 194.5 193.2 5.1 -1.3 3.9 -0.7 2.1
Health care and social assistance 369.6 377.9 5.8 8.3 42.2 2.2 12.6
Information, culture and recreation 132.2 132.0 5.4 -0.2 12.3 -0.2 10.3
Accommodation and food services 174.6 180.2 5.8 5.6 -10.2 3.2 -5.4
Other services (except public administration) 109.0 105.4 4.2 -3.6 -0.2 -3.3 -0.2
Public administration 146.6 140.1 3.0 -6.5 12.8 -4.4 10.1
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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