Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  May
2021
April
2022r
May
2022p
April to May 2022 May 2021 to May 2022 April to May 2022 May 2021 to May 2022
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 16,066.2 17,452.3 17,426.2 -26.1 1,360.0 -0.1 8.5
Forestry, logging and support 39.2 39.4 39.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.5 0.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 190.9 204.5 206.2 1.7 15.3 0.8 8.0
Utilities 123.2 128.5 127.5 -1.1 4.3 -0.8 3.5
Construction 1,054.2 1,133.9 1,116.4 -17.5 62.2 -1.5 5.9
Manufacturing 1,501.4 1,554.2 1,550.7 -3.5 49.3 -0.2 3.3
Wholesale trade 786.7 813.2 811.4 -1.8 24.6 -0.2 3.1
Retail trade 1,893.8 2,012.3 2,004.3 -8.0 110.5 -0.4 5.8
Transportation and warehousing 757.9 799.5 798.6 -0.9 40.7 -0.1 5.4
Information and cultural industries 350.1 379.1 379.1 0.0 29.1 0.0 8.3
Finance and insurance 759.0 799.3 801.4 2.1 42.4 0.3 5.6
Real estate and rental and leasing 257.0 281.0 282.6 1.6 25.5 0.6 9.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,037.2 1,147.6 1,158.5 10.9 121.3 0.9 11.7
Management of companies and enterprises 117.3 125.6 124.8 -0.8 7.5 -0.6 6.4
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 799.7 838.4 836.4 -2.0 36.7 -0.2 4.6
Educational services 1,284.9 1,386.7 1,374.6 -12.1 89.7 -0.9 7.0
Health care and social assistance 2,130.9 2,221.5 2,211.2 -10.3 80.3 -0.5 3.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 179.6 280.0 280.5 0.5 100.9 0.2 56.2
Accommodation and food services 885.7 1,224.7 1,233.9 9.2 348.2 0.7 39.3
Other services (excluding public administration) 470.6 532.2 531.5 -0.8 60.8 -0.1 12.9
Public administration 1,162.1 1,209.8 1,207.9 -1.9 45.8 -0.2 3.9
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 214.3 218.7 220.0 1.3 5.7 0.6 2.6
Prince Edward Island 69.3 74.4 75.0 0.6 5.8 0.8 8.3
Nova Scotia 407.9 437.9 438.7 0.9 30.9 0.2 7.6
New Brunswick 327.3 342.7 343.1 0.4 15.8 0.1 4.8
Quebec 3,693.3 3,959.1 3,958.2 -0.9 264.9 0.0 7.2
Ontario 6,114.8 6,760.2 6,730.2 -30.0 615.4 -0.4 10.1
Manitoba 591.6 620.3 617.7 -2.5 26.2 -0.4 4.4
Saskatchewan 468.0 491.4 492.3 0.9 24.3 0.2 5.2
Alberta 1,861.7 2,030.6 2,027.3 -3.3 165.6 -0.2 8.9
British Columbia 2,250.0 2,445.9 2,452.9 7.0 202.9 0.3 9.0
Yukon 22.4 23.5 23.5 -0.1 1.0 -0.3 4.5
Northwest Territories 25.9 26.8 26.5 -0.3 0.6 -1.2 2.3
Nunavut 19.7 20.7 20.8 0.1 1.0 0.4 5.2
r
revised
p
preliminary
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