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

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – May 2022pJob vacancies – May 2022pJob vacancy rate – May 2022p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 16,461.9 1,005.7 5.8
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 232.8 17.2 6.9
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 196.0 10.6 5.1
Utilities 126.8 2.9 2.3
Construction 1,076.8 84.6 7.3
Manufacturing 1,547.9 86.8 5.3
Wholesale trade 803.9 36.7 4.4
Retail trade 1,993.3 99.2 4.7
Transportation and warehousing 793.7 51.1 6.0
Information and cultural industries 372.8E F F
Finance and insurance 802.5E 36.8E 4.4E
Real estate and rental and leasing 273.2 11.8 4.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,139.0 68.3 5.7
Management of companies and enterprises 126.4 5.0 3.8
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 811.0 62.7 7.2
Educational services 1,485.5 25.4 1.7
Health care and social assistance 2,202.2 143.4 6.1
Arts, entertainment and recreation 259.6 18.8 6.8
Accommodation and food services 1,189.6 161.1 11.9
Other services (excluding public administration) 523.6 44.1 7.8
Public administration4 505.4 19.1 3.6
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 176.0 9.1 4.9
Prince Edward Island 64.4 5.5 7.8
Nova Scotia 451.6 24.6 5.2
New Brunswick 291.8 18.0 5.8
Quebec 3,727.6 253.8 6.4
Ontario 6,384.8 367.8 5.4
Manitoba 586.3 32.2 5.2
Saskatchewan 474.2 25.6 5.1
Alberta 1,938.9 106.6 5.2
British Columbia 2,312.3 158.6 6.4
Yukon 17.8 1.8 9.0
Northwest Territories 20.9 1.5E 6.5E
Nunavut 15.3 0.7E 4.1
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
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