Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  December
2021
January
2022
Standard error1 December 2021 to January 2022 January 2021 to January 2022 December 2021 to January 2022 January 2021 to January 2022
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 223.1 219.2 2.4 -3.9 -1.5 -1.7 -0.7
Goods-producing sector 44.1 43.8 1.6 -0.3 0.6 -0.7 1.4
Agriculture 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.9 0.3 180.0 27.3
Natural resources2 15.1 13.8 0.8 -1.3 0.9 -8.6 7.0
Utilities 1.3 1.1 0.2 -0.2 -1.8 -15.4 -62.1
Construction 17.5 16.8 1.0 -0.7 -0.4 -4.0 -2.3
Manufacturing 9.8 10.6 0.9 0.8 1.4 8.2 15.2
Services-producing sector  178.9 175.4 2.1 -3.5 -2.1 -2.0 -1.2
Wholesale and retail trade 36.4 37.2 1.1 0.8 1.4 2.2 3.9
Transportation and warehousing 8.8 9.2 0.6 0.4 0.9 4.5 10.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 5.7 5.7 0.5 0.0 -0.9 0.0 -13.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 11.0 11.5 0.6 0.5 0.4 4.5 3.6
Business, building and other support services 6.9 7.0 0.6 0.1 0.6 1.4 9.4
Educational services 18.8 16.5 0.8 -2.3 0.2 -12.2 1.2
Health care and social assistance 43.9 42.5 1.0 -1.4 -1.5 -3.2 -3.4
Information, culture and recreation 7.8 5.8 0.7 -2.0 -0.9 -25.6 -13.4
Accommodation and food services 11.7 12.4 0.8 0.7 -2.0 6.0 -13.9
Other services (except public administration) 7.8 7.7 0.6 -0.1 -1.9 -1.3 -19.8
Public administration 20.0 19.8 0.7 -0.2 1.5 -1.0 8.2
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 83.5 80.6 0.8 -2.9 2.4 -3.5 3.1
Goods-producing sector 21.4 20.7 0.6 -0.7 1.1 -3.3 5.6
Agriculture 3.9 3.8 0.3 -0.1 0.4 -2.6 11.8
Natural resources2 2.2 2.0 0.3 -0.2 -0.8 -9.1 -28.6
Utilities 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 50.0
Construction 6.5 7.1 0.3 0.6 0.8 9.2 12.7
Manufacturing 8.5 7.4 0.4 -1.1 0.5 -12.9 7.2
Services-producing sector  62.1 59.9 0.7 -2.2 1.3 -3.5 2.2
Wholesale and retail trade 11.9 10.9 0.4 -1.0 0.4 -8.4 3.8
Transportation and warehousing 1.9 2.2 0.2 0.3 -0.3 15.8 -12.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.5 2.5 0.2 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -10.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.7 4.5 0.2 -0.2 0.4 -4.3 9.8
Business, building and other support services 1.8 1.9 0.3 0.1 -0.4 5.6 -17.4
Educational services 6.0 5.7 0.3 -0.3 -0.6 -5.0 -9.5
Health care and social assistance 12.3 12.2 0.3 -0.1 0.8 -0.8 7.0
Information, culture and recreation 3.6 2.5 0.3 -1.1 0.1 -30.6 4.2
Accommodation and food services 4.7 4.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.8 -4.3 -15.1
Other services (except public administration) 3.5 3.5 0.2 0.0 1.1 0.0 45.8
Public administration 9.3 9.5 0.3 0.2 0.9 2.2 10.5
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 469.9 472.6 3.0 2.7 10.9 0.6 2.4
Goods-producing sector 88.9 92.5 1.9 3.6 0.7 4.0 0.8
Agriculture 6.6 7.1 0.7 0.5 -0.7 7.6 -9.0
Natural resources2 9.8 9.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.7 -1.0 -6.7
Utilities 5.7 4.7 0.4 -1.0 0.4 -17.5 9.3
Construction 34.2 35.1 1.2 0.9 -1.0 2.6 -2.8
Manufacturing 32.7 36.1 1.0 3.4 2.9 10.4 8.7
Services-producing sector  381.0 380.0 2.8 -1.0 10.2 -0.3 2.8
Wholesale and retail trade 74.1 74.2 1.6 0.1 1.8 0.1 2.5
Transportation and warehousing 24.7 24.6 1.0 -0.1 1.6 -0.4 7.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 21.8 25.0 0.8 3.2 2.0 14.7 8.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 37.4 37.4 1.1 0.0 3.7 0.0 11.0
Business, building and other support services 18.6 19.0 1.0 0.4 1.3 2.2 7.3
Educational services 38.8 36.7 1.2 -2.1 -3.9 -5.4 -9.6
Health care and social assistance 75.5 75.3 1.2 -0.2 1.0 -0.3 1.3
Information, culture and recreation 14.2 14.8 1.0 0.6 -0.5 4.2 -3.3
Accommodation and food services 28.7 26.5 1.3 -2.2 2.4 -7.7 10.0
Other services (except public administration) 16.1 15.6 0.8 -0.5 0.9 -3.1 6.1
Public administration 31.1 30.8 0.9 -0.3 -0.4 -1.0 -1.3
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 362.8 359.7 2.6 -3.1 -0.9 -0.9 -0.2
Goods-producing sector 75.2 77.3 1.5 2.1 6.1 2.8 8.6
Agriculture 6.1 7.1 0.6 1.0 2.1 16.4 42.0
Natural resources2 8.6 8.9 0.8 0.3 0.0 3.5 0.0
Utilities 4.7 4.7 0.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 27.0
Construction 26.7 27.3 0.9 0.6 5.1 2.2 23.0
Manufacturing 29.1 29.3 0.9 0.2 -1.9 0.7 -6.1
Services-producing sector  287.6 282.4 2.3 -5.2 -7.0 -1.8 -2.4
Wholesale and retail trade 53.9 54.8 1.2 0.9 -1.2 1.7 -2.1
Transportation and warehousing 18.3 18.3 0.7 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -2.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 17.3 16.8 0.5 -0.5 -0.4 -2.9 -2.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 19.6 20.3 0.7 0.7 2.1 3.6 11.5
Business, building and other support services 15.5 16.1 0.8 0.6 0.3 3.9 1.9
Educational services 31.4 30.6 0.9 -0.8 2.1 -2.5 7.4
Health care and social assistance 56.2 55.8 1.1 -0.4 -4.5 -0.7 -7.5
Information, culture and recreation 8.4 8.0 0.7 -0.4 -2.1 -4.8 -20.8
Accommodation and food services 20.0 19.1 1.0 -0.9 -2.3 -4.5 -10.7
Other services (except public administration) 14.9 12.0 0.7 -2.9 -2.4 -19.5 -16.7
Public administration 32.2 30.6 0.8 -1.6 2.1 -5.0 7.4
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,360.4 4,297.4 18.4 -63.0 190.4 -1.4 4.6
Goods-producing sector 906.4 912.5 10.2 6.1 18.6 0.7 2.1
Agriculture 51.9 53.3 2.6 1.4 -6.5 2.7 -10.9
Natural resources2 38.6 38.0 2.0 -0.6 0.4 -1.6 1.1
Utilities 26.5 28.9 1.7 2.4 2.9 9.1 11.2
Construction 296.1 295.4 6.7 -0.7 13.0 -0.2 4.6
Manufacturing 493.3 496.9 7.4 3.6 8.7 0.7 1.8
Services-producing sector  3,454.0 3,384.9 18.1 -69.1 171.8 -2.0 5.3
Wholesale and retail trade 639.3 629.6 10.1 -9.7 51.0 -1.5 8.8
Transportation and warehousing 232.9 228.2 5.4 -4.7 0.6 -2.0 0.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 285.1 279.6 5.0 -5.5 12.8 -1.9 4.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 384.5 372.5 6.6 -12.0 17.6 -3.1 5.0
Business, building and other support services 170.1 157.3 5.9 -12.8 -5.2 -7.5 -3.2
Educational services 353.6 360.2 7.0 6.6 16.0 1.9 4.6
Health care and social assistance 599.5 610.2 7.6 10.7 29.5 1.8 5.1
Information, culture and recreation 164.6 160.6 6.0 -4.0 18.4 -2.4 12.9
Accommodation and food services 193.9 156.9 6.5 -37.0 -13.8 -19.1 -8.1
Other services (except public administration) 161.9 163.1 5.2 1.2 23.0 0.7 16.4
Public administration 268.6 266.8 4.5 -1.8 22.2 -0.7 9.1
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,639.2 7,493.5 26.7 -145.7 408.4 -1.9 5.8
Goods-producing sector 1,493.5 1,487.5 13.8 -6.0 23.5 -0.4 1.6
Agriculture 63.5 61.7 3.0 -1.8 -7.2 -2.8 -10.4
Natural resources2 38.7 39.5 1.8 0.8 4.6 2.1 13.2
Utilities 58.5 59.5 2.0 1.0 10.1 1.7 20.4
Construction 544.5 563.6 9.0 19.1 31.8 3.5 6.0
Manufacturing 788.2 763.3 10.3 -24.9 -15.6 -3.2 -2.0
Services-producing sector  6,145.7 6,005.9 25.8 -139.8 384.7 -2.3 6.8
Wholesale and retail trade 1,153.0 1,136.9 14.2 -16.1 153.0 -1.4 15.6
Transportation and warehousing 385.6 388.0 8.3 2.4 30.4 0.6 8.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 641.3 641.2 8.6 -0.1 6.4 -0.0 1.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 764.3 776.6 10.3 12.3 73.4 1.6 10.4
Business, building and other support services 297.4 288.0 8.7 -9.4 13.4 -3.2 4.9
Educational services 563.6 557.8 9.5 -5.8 25.6 -1.0 4.8
Health care and social assistance 933.4 931.3 10.3 -2.1 29.4 -0.2 3.3
Information, culture and recreation 338.9 290.8 9.3 -48.1 24.0 -14.2 9.0
Accommodation and food services 391.5 316.9 10.2 -74.6 30.5 -19.1 10.6
Other services (except public administration) 256.5 257.9 8.1 1.4 -31.4 0.5 -10.9
Public administration 420.3 420.5 5.8 0.2 30.1 0.0 7.7
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 664.8 665.5 3.1 0.7 33.9 0.1 5.4
Goods-producing sector 141.0 139.4 1.9 -1.6 -4.9 -1.1 -3.4
Agriculture 21.0 20.7 1.0 -0.3 -4.6 -1.4 -18.2
Natural resources2 3.6 3.3 0.3 -0.3 -0.5 -8.3 -13.2
Utilities 5.0 4.9 0.2 -0.1 0.2 -2.0 4.3
Construction 47.9 48.3 1.2 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.6
Manufacturing 63.6 62.2 1.1 -1.4 -0.4 -2.2 -0.6
Services-producing sector  523.7 526.1 3.1 2.4 38.9 0.5 8.0
Wholesale and retail trade 99.1 99.5 1.6 0.4 9.9 0.4 11.0
Transportation and warehousing 42.7 42.9 1.0 0.2 2.5 0.5 6.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 37.8 38.8 0.7 1.0 3.4 2.6 9.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 31.9 32.7 0.8 0.8 1.1 2.5 3.5
Business, building and other support services 19.8 22.6 0.8 2.8 1.5 14.1 7.1
Educational services 59.3 55.9 1.3 -3.4 0.0 -5.7 0.0
Health care and social assistance 103.8 103.7 1.5 -0.1 2.5 -0.1 2.5
Information, culture and recreation 26.3 25.5 1.0 -0.8 5.7 -3.0 28.8
Accommodation and food services 35.5 36.3 1.2 0.8 8.8 2.3 32.0
Other services (except public administration) 27.1 27.8 0.9 0.7 -0.1 2.6 -0.4
Public administration 40.4 40.3 0.9 -0.1 3.6 -0.2 9.8
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 570.7 574.6 3.1 3.9 25.0 0.7 4.5
Goods-producing sector 126.9 131.1 2.0 4.2 0.3 3.3 0.2
Agriculture 24.0 25.3 1.1 1.3 -7.1 5.4 -21.9
Natural resources2 19.3 19.6 0.8 0.3 -1.4 1.6 -6.7
Utilities 6.4 6.1 0.4 -0.3 0.2 -4.7 3.4
Construction 45.2 47.7 1.3 2.5 6.3 5.5 15.2
Manufacturing 32.0 32.3 1.0 0.3 2.2 0.9 7.3
Services-producing sector  443.8 443.5 3.0 -0.3 24.7 -0.1 5.9
Wholesale and retail trade 96.0 96.1 1.7 0.1 8.4 0.1 9.6
Transportation and warehousing 26.2 26.0 0.9 -0.2 1.6 -0.8 6.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 31.0 31.7 0.8 0.7 5.7 2.3 21.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 28.7 28.2 0.8 -0.5 -0.5 -1.7 -1.7
Business, building and other support services 15.9 18.1 0.9 2.2 1.5 13.8 9.0
Educational services 47.3 48.3 1.1 1.0 3.8 2.1 8.5
Health care and social assistance 90.1 86.1 1.3 -4.0 2.2 -4.4 2.6
Information, culture and recreation 17.0 17.5 0.9 0.5 4.2 2.9 31.6
Accommodation and food services 31.9 31.8 1.2 -0.1 3.1 -0.3 10.8
Other services (except public administration) 24.9 25.7 1.0 0.8 -4.5 3.2 -14.9
Public administration 34.6 34.0 0.9 -0.6 -0.7 -1.7 -2.0
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,299.8 2,306.8 12.3 7.0 117.3 0.3 5.4
Goods-producing sector 538.1 556.5 7.1 18.4 3.4 3.4 0.6
Agriculture 32.5 33.5 2.3 1.0 -6.0 3.1 -15.2
Natural resources2 143.0 146.0 3.9 3.0 6.7 2.1 4.8
Utilities 17.5 19.8 1.2 2.3 -4.1 13.1 -17.2
Construction 226.2 227.9 5.0 1.7 1.8 0.8 0.8
Manufacturing 118.9 129.4 3.6 10.5 5.1 8.8 4.1
Services-producing sector  1,761.7 1,750.4 11.6 -11.3 114.0 -0.6 7.0
Wholesale and retail trade 354.8 354.0 6.1 -0.8 22.3 -0.2 6.7
Transportation and warehousing 137.5 138.7 3.8 1.2 9.1 0.9 7.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 118.2 118.2 3.4 0.0 9.2 0.0 8.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 196.6 191.1 4.5 -5.5 13.2 -2.8 7.4
Business, building and other support services 70.3 70.1 3.6 -0.2 -4.7 -0.3 -6.3
Educational services 164.3 158.2 4.2 -6.1 -2.3 -3.7 -1.4
Health care and social assistance 313.4 319.4 4.6 6.0 11.5 1.9 3.7
Information, culture and recreation 68.1 75.5 3.6 7.4 15.0 10.9 24.8
Accommodation and food services 124.1 125.3 4.8 1.2 39.8 1.0 46.5
Other services (except public administration) 103.3 92.7 3.6 -10.6 -3.6 -10.3 -3.7
Public administration 111.1 107.1 2.6 -4.0 4.2 -3.6 4.1
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,702.1 2,706.3 13.3 4.2 104.6 0.2 4.0
Goods-producing sector 489.7 486.9 7.8 -2.8 -3.7 -0.6 -0.8
Agriculture 27.9 24.2 2.2 -3.7 -0.7 -13.3 -2.8
Natural resources2 41.7 45.5 2.8 3.8 -6.2 9.1 -12.0
Utilities 14.6 15.5 1.0 0.9 -4.9 6.2 -24.0
Construction 215.6 213.6 5.2 -2.0 -4.4 -0.9 -2.0
Manufacturing 189.8 188.1 4.7 -1.7 12.5 -0.9 7.1
Services-producing sector  2,212.4 2,219.4 13.3 7.0 108.3 0.3 5.1
Wholesale and retail trade 427.3 434.1 7.0 6.8 48.8 1.6 12.7
Transportation and warehousing 141.6 144.2 4.0 2.6 6.3 1.8 4.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 160.0 163.9 3.9 3.9 3.0 2.4 1.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 243.3 243.0 6.0 -0.3 -8.0 -0.1 -3.2
Business, building and other support services 101.1 95.6 4.7 -5.5 -10.3 -5.4 -9.7
Educational services 195.4 197.7 4.7 2.3 13.1 1.2 7.1
Health care and social assistance 385.1 386.8 6.1 1.7 45.0 0.4 13.2
Information, culture and recreation 134.5 133.9 5.5 -0.6 7.8 -0.4 6.2
Accommodation and food services 172.8 172.1 5.6 -0.7 -4.0 -0.4 -2.3
Other services (except public administration) 108.1 105.2 3.9 -2.9 -1.7 -2.7 -1.6
Public administration 143.2 142.7 3.4 -0.5 8.2 -0.3 6.1
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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