Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  April
2021
March
2022r
April
2022p
March to April 2022 April 2021 to April 2022 March to April 2022 April 2021 to April 2022
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 16,316.8 17,330.8 17,456.8 126.0 1,140.0 0.7 7.0
Forestry, logging and support 39.4 39.1 39.6 0.5 0.2 1.4 0.5
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 191.5 203.2 205.5 2.3 14.0 1.1 7.3
Utilities 123.0 127.7 128.4 0.7 5.4 0.5 4.4
Construction 1,070.7 1,121.9 1,132.4 10.5 61.7 0.9 5.8
Manufacturing 1,505.0 1,551.5 1,556.1 4.6 51.1 0.3 3.4
Wholesale trade 789.4 808.2 813.7 5.5 24.2 0.7 3.1
Retail trade 1,967.8 2,021.3 2,014.4 -6.9 46.6 -0.3 2.4
Transportation and warehousing 767.5 794.5 798.9 4.4 31.4 0.6 4.1
Information and cultural industries 349.5 370.2 373.9 3.7 24.4 1.0 7.0
Finance and insurance 756.6 792.5 800.8 8.3 44.2 1.0 5.8
Real estate and rental and leasing 258.9 277.8 281.2 3.4 22.3 1.2 8.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,029.0 1,138.1 1,147.6 9.5 118.6 0.8 11.5
Management of companies and enterprises 118.2 128.7 128.2 -0.6 10.0 -0.4 8.5
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 807.6 834.2 842.4 8.2 34.8 1.0 4.3
Educational services 1,315.4 1,373.3 1,382.9 9.7 67.5 0.7 5.1
Health care and social assistance 2,138.6 2,218.8 2,220.7 1.8 82.1 0.1 3.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 208.4 271.0 280.3 9.4 72.0 3.5 34.5
Accommodation and food services 958.2 1,189.8 1,224.3 34.5 266.1 2.9 27.8
Other services (excluding public administration) 487.9 529.7 531.8 2.1 43.9 0.4 9.0
Public administration 1,158.5 1,215.3 1,212.7 -2.6 54.2 -0.2 4.7
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 209.9 216.0 218.1 2.1 8.2 1.0 3.9
Prince Edward Island 70.4 73.7 74.4 0.7 4.0 0.9 5.7
Nova Scotia 420.3 434.4 438.0 3.6 17.7 0.8 4.2
New Brunswick 332.3 339.6 342.5 3.0 10.2 0.9 3.1
Quebec 3,707.0 3,956.3 3,962.0 5.7 255.0 0.1 6.9
Ontario 6,279.6 6,704.1 6,754.0 49.9 474.3 0.7 7.6
Manitoba 598.8 618.3 622.3 3.9 23.4 0.6 3.9
Saskatchewan 472.3 488.5 491.6 3.1 19.3 0.6 4.1
Alberta 1,892.0 1,996.7 2,033.9 37.2 141.8 1.9 7.5
British Columbia 2,264.8 2,432.1 2,448.6 16.6 183.9 0.7 8.1
Yukon 23.0 23.6 23.7 0.1 0.7 0.3 2.9
Northwest Territories 26.4 26.8 27.0 0.2 0.5 0.7 2.1
Nunavut 19.9 20.6 20.7 0.1 0.9 0.6 4.4
r
revised
p
preliminary
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