Table 3 
Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality1 

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – February 2022pJob vacancies – February 2022pJob vacancy rate – February 2022p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 15,939.0 826.5 4.9
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 201.1 10.6 5.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 189.6 10.9 5.4
Utilities 126.4 2.6 2.0
Construction 1,007.6 64.7 6.0
Manufacturing 1,499.3 80.0 5.1
Wholesale trade 801.2 37.9 4.5
Retail trade 1,996.6 79.6 3.8
Transportation and warehousing 788.5 43.9 5.3
Information and cultural industries 366.0 18.3 4.8
Finance and insurance 786.4E 23.5 2.9E
Real estate and rental and leasing 271.4 7.9 2.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,116.7 66.6 5.6
Management of companies and enterprises 123.5 5.0 3.9
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 784.5 48.0 5.8
Educational services 1,406.5 16.1 1.1
Health care and social assistance 2,175.7 133.2 5.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 226.1 13.8 5.8
Accommodation and food services 1,062.4 115.2 9.8
Other services (excluding public administration) 513.8 31.6 5.8
Public administration4 496.0 17.0 3.3
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 192.7 5.8 2.9
Prince Edward Island 60.6 2.6 4.1
Nova Scotia 412.3 15.8 3.7
New Brunswick 281.1 13.2 4.5
Quebec 3,571.8 213.3 5.6
Ontario 6,204.1 305.9 4.7
Manitoba 569.7 24.4 4.1
Saskatchewan 457.7 17.8 3.7
Alberta 1,893.2 88.4 4.5
British Columbia 2,244.5 137.3 5.8
Yukon 16.9 1.0 5.4
Northwest Territories 20.3 0.7 3.3
Nunavut 14.1 0.5 3.1
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