Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  December
2020
November
2021r
December
2021p
November to December 2021 December 2020 to December 2021 November to December 2021 December 2020 to December 2021
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 15,976.8 16,980.0 17,102.2 122.2 1,125.4 0.7 7.0
Forestry, logging and support 37.1 37.4 37.4 0.0 0.4 0.0 1.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 185.0 196.7 197.2 0.4 12.2 0.2 6.6
Utilities 122.7 126.9 127.8 0.9 5.1 0.7 4.2
Construction 1,013.1 1,083.3 1,089.7 6.4 76.6 0.6 7.6
Manufacturing 1,484.8 1,536.4 1,537.8 1.4 53.1 0.1 3.6
Wholesale trade 781.5 800.4 802.3 1.9 20.8 0.2 2.7
Retail trade 1,920.2 1,980.8 1,988.0 7.2 67.8 0.4 3.5
Transportation and warehousing 765.0 771.1 781.2 10.1 16.3 1.3 2.1
Information and cultural industries 343.3 370.6 371.6 1.0 28.2 0.3 8.2
Finance and insurance 739.7 773.7 782.5 8.8 42.7 1.1 5.8
Real estate and rental and leasing 253.5 272.3 278.0 5.7 24.6 2.1 9.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 980.4 1,093.9 1,101.4 7.6 121.0 0.7 12.3
Management of companies and enterprises 115.1 121.3 122.8 1.4 7.7 1.2 6.6
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 785.6 805.3 817.5 12.1 31.9 1.5 4.1
Educational services 1,312.9 1,362.4 1,385.5 23.1 72.6 1.7 5.5
Health care and social assistance 2,080.5 2,175.6 2,201.1 25.6 120.6 1.2 5.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 216.5 271.9 269.7 -2.2 53.2 -0.8 24.6
Accommodation and food services 933.2 1,176.4 1,171.3 -5.1 238.1 -0.4 25.5
Other services (excluding public administration) 489.9 521.3 525.6 4.3 35.7 0.8 7.3
Public administration 1,146.8 1,194.9 1,201.6 6.7 54.8 0.6 4.8
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 208.2 212.1 214.2 2.1 6.0 1.0 2.9
Prince Edward Island 68.4 71.9 73.1 1.2 4.7 1.7 6.9
Nova Scotia 409.4 427.6 428.2 0.6 18.8 0.1 4.6
New Brunswick 323.3 334.6 337.4 2.9 14.2 0.9 4.4
Quebec 3,616.9 3,877.5 3,898.1 20.6 281.2 0.5 7.8
Ontario 6,182.7 6,549.0 6,619.2 70.1 436.5 1.1 7.1
Manitoba 570.1 610.4 615.1 4.7 45.0 0.8 7.9
Saskatchewan 462.6 487.8 490.0 2.2 27.4 0.5 5.9
Alberta 1,841.5 1,958.8 1,968.1 9.2 126.5 0.5 6.9
British Columbia 2,227.8 2,380.3 2,388.5 8.1 160.7 0.3 7.2
Yukon 22.2 23.7 23.8 0.2 1.7 0.7 7.5
Northwest Territories 25.2 26.2 26.6 0.3 1.4 1.3 5.4
Nunavut 18.6 20.0 20.0 -0.1 1.3 -0.4 7.2
r
revised
p
preliminary
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