Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  July
2022
August
2022
Standard error1 July to August 2022 August 2021 to August 2022 July to August 2022 August 2021 to August 2022
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 227.0 228.8 2.2 1.8 7.0 0.8 3.2
Goods-producing sector 42.4 42.4 1.5 0.0 -1.6 0.0 -3.6
Agriculture 1.3 1.1 0.4 -0.2 -0.8 -15.4 -42.1
Natural resources2 13.3 14.7 0.8 1.4 1.3 10.5 9.7
Utilities 1.5 1.4 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -6.7 -6.7
Construction 17.2 16.5 1.0 -0.7 0.6 -4.1 3.8
Manufacturing 9.0 8.7 0.9 -0.3 -2.6 -3.3 -23.0
Services-producing sector  184.6 186.3 1.9 1.7 8.5 0.9 4.8
Wholesale and retail trade 37.4 37.9 1.0 0.5 0.7 1.3 1.9
Transportation and warehousing 10.0 11.9 0.6 1.9 3.1 19.0 35.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 8.3 7.9 0.4 -0.4 1.7 -4.8 27.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 11.4 11.9 0.6 0.5 0.9 4.4 8.2
Business, building and other support services 6.5 6.3 0.6 -0.2 0.2 -3.1 3.3
Educational services 16.8 16.2 0.8 -0.6 -0.5 -3.6 -3.0
Health care and social assistance 43.5 42.8 0.9 -0.7 -1.5 -1.6 -3.4
Information, culture and recreation 7.6 7.0 0.7 -0.6 -0.1 -7.9 -1.4
Accommodation and food services 15.2 16.1 0.8 0.9 3.4 5.9 26.8
Other services (except public administration) 7.9 8.0 0.5 0.1 0.4 1.3 5.3
Public administration 20.0 20.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 2.0 1.5
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 84.9 85.7 0.9 0.8 6.7 0.9 8.5
Goods-producing sector 21.1 21.6 0.6 0.5 3.1 2.4 16.8
Agriculture 3.4 3.6 0.3 0.2 -0.2 5.9 -5.3
Natural resources2 1.9 2.3 0.3 0.4 0.0 21.1 0.0
Utilities x x 0.1 x x x x
Construction 7.9 7.3 0.3 -0.6 1.9 -7.6 35.2
Manufacturing 7.8 8.3 0.4 0.5 1.7 6.4 25.8
Services-producing sector  63.8 64.1 0.8 0.3 3.7 0.5 6.1
Wholesale and retail trade 10.9 10.6 0.4 -0.3 -0.9 -2.8 -7.8
Transportation and warehousing 1.5 1.2 0.2 -0.3 -1.3 -20.0 -52.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.6 2.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 3.8 0.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 5.1 5.1 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.0 15.9
Business, building and other support services 2.5 2.3 0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -8.0 -11.5
Educational services 6.0 6.0 0.3 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -7.7
Health care and social assistance 12.5 13.1 0.4 0.6 1.3 4.8 11.0
Information, culture and recreation 3.3 3.5 0.3 0.2 1.1 6.1 45.8
Accommodation and food services 5.6 5.9 0.4 0.3 1.2 5.4 25.5
Other services (except public administration) 3.1 3.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -3.2 -9.1
Public administration 10.8 10.8 0.4 0.0 2.6 0.0 31.7
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 481.1 475.9 2.9 -5.2 10.5 -1.1 2.3
Goods-producing sector 93.8 90.7 1.8 -3.1 3.7 -3.3 4.3
Agriculture 5.3 4.1 0.6 -1.2 -1.9 -22.6 -31.7
Natural resources2 7.3 9.4 0.9 2.1 -1.4 28.8 -13.0
Utilities 3.9 4.5 0.4 0.6 0.3 15.4 7.1
Construction 43.1 40.0 1.1 -3.1 5.1 -7.2 14.6
Manufacturing 34.3 32.8 1.1 -1.5 1.7 -4.4 5.5
Services-producing sector  387.3 385.2 2.9 -2.1 6.8 -0.5 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 71.4 71.5 1.6 0.1 -2.1 0.1 -2.9
Transportation and warehousing 20.5 21.6 0.9 1.1 -2.0 5.4 -8.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 24.5 24.3 0.8 -0.2 1.3 -0.8 5.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 40.6 40.8 1.1 0.2 3.1 0.5 8.2
Business, building and other support services 17.9 18.0 1.0 0.1 -0.2 0.6 -1.1
Educational services 39.6 36.4 1.1 -3.2 -0.5 -8.1 -1.4
Health care and social assistance 78.4 78.4 1.3 0.0 1.9 0.0 2.5
Information, culture and recreation 16.2 17.2 1.0 1.0 3.6 6.2 26.5
Accommodation and food services 30.2 29.9 1.3 -0.3 1.8 -1.0 6.4
Other services (except public administration) 17.8 16.8 0.7 -1.0 0.7 -5.6 4.3
Public administration 30.1 30.4 0.8 0.3 -0.8 1.0 -2.6
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 368.3 370.2 2.5 1.9 12.6 0.5 3.5
Goods-producing sector 76.6 76.0 1.5 -0.6 7.3 -0.8 10.6
Agriculture 6.2 6.5 0.6 0.3 1.3 4.8 25.0
Natural resources2 7.4 7.4 0.8 0.0 -1.2 0.0 -14.0
Utilities 4.6 4.6 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.0 12.2
Construction 29.1 27.9 0.9 -1.2 4.3 -4.1 18.2
Manufacturing 29.3 29.6 0.9 0.3 2.4 1.0 8.8
Services-producing sector  291.7 294.2 2.2 2.5 5.3 0.9 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 55.5 56.1 1.1 0.6 -0.2 1.1 -0.4
Transportation and warehousing 18.4 18.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.9 -1.1 -4.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 15.5 16.5 0.5 1.0 -0.2 6.5 -1.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 21.5 21.4 0.7 -0.1 4.1 -0.5 23.7
Business, building and other support services 12.8 11.9 0.7 -0.9 -1.5 -7.0 -11.2
Educational services 31.4 31.4 0.9 0.0 2.5 0.0 8.7
Health care and social assistance 58.6 60.0 1.0 1.4 0.0 2.4 0.0
Information, culture and recreation 11.4 11.0 0.7 -0.4 1.1 -3.5 11.1
Accommodation and food services 20.8 21.4 1.0 0.6 0.4 2.9 1.9
Other services (except public administration) 13.8 14.7 0.7 0.9 0.2 6.5 1.4
Public administration 32.1 31.7 0.8 -0.4 -0.3 -1.2 -0.9
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,353.1 4,380.3 16.8 27.2 94.0 0.6 2.2
Goods-producing sector 920.9 913.3 9.3 -7.6 41.0 -0.8 4.7
Agriculture 56.0 59.8 3.0 3.8 5.6 6.8 10.3
Natural resources2 43.7 44.2 2.1 0.5 7.4 1.1 20.1
Utilities 27.2 27.5 1.7 0.3 0.9 1.1 3.4
Construction 293.5 289.6 5.8 -3.9 2.3 -1.3 0.8
Manufacturing 500.6 492.1 6.8 -8.5 24.7 -1.7 5.3
Services-producing sector  3,432.2 3,467.0 16.4 34.8 53.0 1.0 1.6
Wholesale and retail trade 643.1 650.9 9.3 7.8 -5.1 1.2 -0.8
Transportation and warehousing 233.5 235.6 5.2 2.1 12.7 0.9 5.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 268.5 268.2 4.7 -0.3 -17.1 -0.1 -6.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 377.5 386.8 6.6 9.3 21.1 2.5 5.8
Business, building and other support services 170.2 165.9 5.7 -4.3 3.7 -2.5 2.3
Educational services 339.4 335.3 6.8 -4.1 -15.7 -1.2 -4.5
Health care and social assistance 596.9 604.5 7.1 7.6 7.7 1.3 1.3
Information, culture and recreation 178.5 179.8 6.1 1.3 24.9 0.7 16.1
Accommodation and food services 191.4 205.4 6.0 14.0 6.3 7.3 3.2
Other services (except public administration) 155.4 158.3 4.5 2.9 4.0 1.9 2.6
Public administration 277.7 276.2 4.4 -1.5 10.4 -0.5 3.9
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,687.0 7,667.8 23.3 -19.2 251.6 -0.2 3.4
Goods-producing sector 1,547.7 1,541.5 12.9 -6.2 83.8 -0.4 5.7
Agriculture 72.6 70.6 3.0 -2.0 0.4 -2.8 0.6
Natural resources2 43.0 42.8 2.4 -0.2 7.9 -0.5 22.6
Utilities 58.7 63.8 2.1 5.1 10.4 8.7 19.5
Construction 591.0 581.4 8.3 -9.6 48.3 -1.6 9.1
Manufacturing 782.4 783.0 9.3 0.6 16.9 0.1 2.2
Services-producing sector  6,139.4 6,126.3 23.1 -13.1 167.8 -0.2 2.8
Wholesale and retail trade 1,106.5 1,115.1 12.5 8.6 34.9 0.8 3.2
Transportation and warehousing 387.5 382.3 7.1 -5.2 10.8 -1.3 2.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 667.3 671.7 7.8 4.4 73.0 0.7 12.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 801.3 801.7 9.4 0.4 48.8 0.0 6.5
Business, building and other support services 290.1 291.3 8.0 1.2 -1.5 0.4 -0.5
Educational services 566.0 546.7 8.7 -19.3 -13.2 -3.4 -2.4
Health care and social assistance 916.4 921.3 9.8 4.9 4.9 0.5 0.5
Information, culture and recreation 330.2 318.5 8.2 -11.7 18.6 -3.5 6.2
Accommodation and food services 390.8 385.2 9.1 -5.6 -27.6 -1.4 -6.7
Other services (except public administration) 247.4 254.7 7.0 7.3 -11.2 3.0 -4.2
Public administration 435.8 437.8 5.8 2.0 30.2 0.5 7.4
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 673.2 663.2 3.2 -10.0 10.9 -1.5 1.7
Goods-producing sector 141.4 141.3 1.9 -0.1 -3.1 -0.1 -2.1
Agriculture 17.6 17.2 1.0 -0.4 -6.2 -2.3 -26.5
Natural resources2 4.7 4.3 0.4 -0.4 0.5 -8.5 13.2
Utilities 4.7 5.1 0.3 0.4 -0.1 8.5 -1.9
Construction 48.8 48.6 1.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.4
Manufacturing 65.5 66.2 1.1 0.7 2.8 1.1 4.4
Services-producing sector  531.8 521.9 3.1 -9.9 14.1 -1.9 2.8
Wholesale and retail trade 89.5 90.9 1.6 1.4 0.3 1.6 0.3
Transportation and warehousing 39.6 38.7 1.0 -0.9 -3.2 -2.3 -7.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 38.6 40.0 0.8 1.4 4.1 3.6 11.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 35.5 34.9 0.9 -0.6 2.6 -1.7 8.0
Business, building and other support services 23.2 21.9 0.9 -1.3 0.7 -5.6 3.3
Educational services 67.3 59.7 1.3 -7.6 5.5 -11.3 10.1
Health care and social assistance 102.8 102.0 1.5 -0.8 -2.1 -0.8 -2.0
Information, culture and recreation 23.3 22.0 1.1 -1.3 0.4 -5.6 1.9
Accommodation and food services 41.6 41.0 1.3 -0.6 0.1 -1.4 0.2
Other services (except public administration) 28.3 27.7 0.9 -0.6 0.5 -2.1 1.8
Public administration 42.2 42.9 1.0 0.7 5.0 1.7 13.2
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 576.2 574.2 3.2 -2.0 12.7 -0.3 2.3
Goods-producing sector 126.8 124.9 2.1 -1.9 -3.3 -1.5 -2.6
Agriculture 25.9 25.7 1.1 -0.2 -2.7 -0.8 -9.5
Natural resources2 17.0 17.7 1.0 0.7 -1.4 4.1 -7.3
Utilities 6.6 6.6 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 6.5
Construction 44.5 43.8 1.3 -0.7 1.8 -1.6 4.3
Manufacturing 32.8 31.0 1.1 -1.8 -1.5 -5.5 -4.6
Services-producing sector  449.4 449.3 3.1 -0.1 16.0 -0.0 3.7
Wholesale and retail trade 91.9 95.4 1.8 3.5 -0.6 3.8 -0.6
Transportation and warehousing 25.1 24.2 0.9 -0.9 1.0 -3.6 4.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 30.4 29.9 0.8 -0.5 1.9 -1.6 6.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 31.4 31.1 0.9 -0.3 3.9 -1.0 14.3
Business, building and other support services 11.6 11.4 1.1 -0.2 -3.7 -1.7 -24.5
Educational services 49.2 45.9 1.2 -3.3 -0.9 -6.7 -1.9
Health care and social assistance 90.8 92.8 1.4 2.0 6.1 2.2 7.0
Information, culture and recreation 19.5 20.7 0.9 1.2 2.0 6.2 10.7
Accommodation and food services 37.1 34.3 1.2 -2.8 3.7 -7.5 12.1
Other services (except public administration) 26.7 27.7 0.9 1.0 1.8 3.7 6.9
Public administration 35.8 36.0 0.9 0.2 0.9 0.6 2.6
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,368.0 2,361.5 11.4 -6.5 113.8 -0.3 5.1
Goods-producing sector 549.5 556.9 7.0 7.4 20.2 1.3 3.8
Agriculture 36.5 44.5 2.4 8.0 10.5 21.9 30.9
Natural resources2 140.8 145.2 4.0 4.4 0.6 3.1 0.4
Utilities 21.2 21.7 1.3 0.5 2.9 2.4 15.4
Construction 231.8 221.2 5.0 -10.6 3.7 -4.6 1.7
Manufacturing 119.2 124.4 3.5 5.2 2.7 4.4 2.2
Services-producing sector  1,818.5 1,804.5 11.1 -14.0 93.5 -0.8 5.5
Wholesale and retail trade 373.7 369.1 6.1 -4.6 39.8 -1.2 12.1
Transportation and warehousing 136.1 132.8 3.9 -3.3 -4.9 -2.4 -3.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 119.8 121.4 3.3 1.6 2.3 1.3 1.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 207.2 212.7 4.5 5.5 23.1 2.7 12.2
Business, building and other support services 71.5 72.6 3.3 1.1 4.0 1.5 5.8
Educational services 161.9 155.9 4.0 -6.0 -17.6 -3.7 -10.1
Health care and social assistance 313.5 308.2 4.9 -5.3 15.6 -1.7 5.3
Information, culture and recreation 78.7 86.8 3.7 8.1 15.7 10.3 22.1
Accommodation and food services 139.3 132.0 4.4 -7.3 1.7 -5.2 1.3
Other services (except public administration) 103.9 103.2 3.3 -0.7 6.5 -0.7 6.7
Public administration 112.8 109.8 3.0 -3.0 7.3 -2.7 7.1
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,747.5 2,719.4 12.1 -28.1 59.9 -1.0 2.3
Goods-producing sector 500.5 498.1 6.9 -2.4 15.2 -0.5 3.1
Agriculture 27.7 28.4 2.1 0.7 10.3 2.5 56.9
Natural resources2 48.9 45.7 2.8 -3.2 -3.3 -6.5 -6.7
Utilities 16.2 15.7 0.9 -0.5 -2.1 -3.1 -11.8
Construction 234.1 236.4 4.8 2.3 20.2 1.0 9.3
Manufacturing 173.6 171.9 4.1 -1.7 -9.9 -1.0 -5.4
Services-producing sector  2,247.0 2,221.3 11.9 -25.7 44.7 -1.1 2.1
Wholesale and retail trade 427.6 412.6 6.2 -15.0 10.5 -3.5 2.6
Transportation and warehousing 141.0 138.9 3.9 -2.1 -0.2 -1.5 -0.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 160.8 161.4 3.6 0.6 -8.9 0.4 -5.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 262.7 262.2 5.4 -0.5 5.4 -0.2 2.1
Business, building and other support services 102.6 96.1 3.9 -6.5 -10.8 -6.3 -10.1
Educational services 201.8 196.6 4.6 -5.2 19.5 -2.6 11.0
Health care and social assistance 375.0 373.4 5.4 -1.6 1.0 -0.4 0.3
Information, culture and recreation 152.9 152.1 4.9 -0.8 25.6 -0.5 20.2
Accommodation and food services 176.2 175.7 4.7 -0.5 -7.9 -0.3 -4.3
Other services (except public administration) 107.9 113.4 3.5 5.5 5.6 5.1 5.2
Public administration 138.5 138.9 3.3 0.4 4.9 0.3 3.7
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Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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