Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  August
2022
September
2022
Standard error1 August to September 2022 September 2021 to September 2022 August to September 2022 September 2021 to September 2022
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 228.8 229.3 2.2 0.5 7.6 0.2 3.4
Goods-producing sector 42.4 45.0 1.5 2.6 2.7 6.1 6.4
Agriculture 1.1 0.6 0.4 -0.5 -0.8 -45.5 -57.1
Natural resources2 14.7 14.8 0.8 0.1 0.5 0.7 3.5
Utilities 1.4 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Construction 16.5 17.4 1.0 0.9 1.3 5.5 8.1
Manufacturing 8.7 10.9 0.9 2.2 1.7 25.3 18.5
Services-producing sector  186.3 184.2 1.9 -2.1 4.8 -1.1 2.7
Wholesale and retail trade 37.9 36.5 1.0 -1.4 -1.6 -3.7 -4.2
Transportation and warehousing 11.9 12.6 0.6 0.7 3.5 5.9 38.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 7.9 8.1 0.4 0.2 1.2 2.5 17.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 11.9 11.4 0.6 -0.5 -0.1 -4.2 -0.9
Business, building and other support services 6.3 5.3 0.6 -1.0 -1.4 -15.9 -20.9
Educational services 16.2 17.0 0.8 0.8 -0.7 4.9 -4.0
Health care and social assistance 42.8 43.9 0.9 1.1 1.7 2.6 4.0
Information, culture and recreation 7.0 5.9 0.7 -1.1 -0.4 -15.7 -6.3
Accommodation and food services 16.1 14.2 0.8 -1.9 1.4 -11.8 10.9
Other services (except public administration) 8.0 8.6 0.5 0.6 0.8 7.5 10.3
Public administration 20.4 20.7 0.7 0.3 0.4 1.5 2.0
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 85.7 81.9 0.9 -3.8 2.4 -4.4 3.0
Goods-producing sector 21.6 20.5 0.6 -1.1 2.0 -5.1 10.8
Agriculture 3.6 3.3 0.3 -0.3 0.2 -8.3 6.5
Natural resources2 2.3 1.8 0.3 -0.5 -0.6 -21.7 -25.0
Utilities x 0.2 0.1 x -0.2 x -50.0
Construction 7.3 6.7 0.3 -0.6 1.1 -8.2 19.6
Manufacturing 8.3 8.5 0.4 0.2 1.6 2.4 23.2
Services-producing sector  64.1 61.4 0.8 -2.7 0.3 -4.2 0.5
Wholesale and retail trade 10.6 10.6 0.4 0.0 -1.0 0.0 -8.6
Transportation and warehousing 1.2 1.3 0.2 0.1 -1.3 8.3 -50.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.7 2.5 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -7.4 -3.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 5.1 4.6 0.2 -0.5 0.2 -9.8 4.5
Business, building and other support services 2.3 2.8 0.3 0.5 0.3 21.7 12.0
Educational services 6.0 5.8 0.3 -0.2 -0.4 -3.3 -6.5
Health care and social assistance 13.1 13.0 0.4 -0.1 1.2 -0.8 10.2
Information, culture and recreation 3.5 2.9 0.3 -0.6 0.7 -17.1 31.8
Accommodation and food services 5.9 3.6 0.4 -2.3 -1.2 -39.0 -25.0
Other services (except public administration) 3.0 3.5 0.2 0.5 0.2 16.7 6.1
Public administration 10.8 10.8 0.4 0.0 1.7 0.0 18.7
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 475.9 480.2 2.9 4.3 12.5 0.9 2.7
Goods-producing sector 90.7 92.9 1.8 2.2 6.6 2.4 7.6
Agriculture 4.1 4.5 0.6 0.4 -1.4 9.8 -23.7
Natural resources2 9.4 11.0 0.9 1.6 1.1 17.0 11.1
Utilities 4.5 4.3 0.4 -0.2 -0.9 -4.4 -17.3
Construction 40.0 41.0 1.1 1.0 7.6 2.5 22.8
Manufacturing 32.8 32.0 1.1 -0.8 0.1 -2.4 0.3
Services-producing sector  385.2 387.3 2.9 2.1 5.8 0.5 1.5
Wholesale and retail trade 71.5 74.0 1.6 2.5 -3.4 3.5 -4.4
Transportation and warehousing 21.6 19.4 0.9 -2.2 -6.2 -10.2 -24.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 24.3 24.0 0.8 -0.3 1.9 -1.2 8.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 40.8 37.5 1.1 -3.3 1.9 -8.1 5.3
Business, building and other support services 18.0 16.7 1.0 -1.3 -2.0 -7.2 -10.7
Educational services 36.4 38.9 1.1 2.5 2.5 6.9 6.9
Health care and social assistance 78.4 80.9 1.3 2.5 5.0 3.2 6.6
Information, culture and recreation 17.2 18.4 1.0 1.2 5.1 7.0 38.3
Accommodation and food services 29.9 29.4 1.3 -0.5 1.2 -1.7 4.3
Other services (except public administration) 16.8 16.7 0.7 -0.1 1.0 -0.6 6.4
Public administration 30.4 31.5 0.8 1.1 -1.0 3.6 -3.1
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 370.2 373.1 2.5 2.9 10.9 0.8 3.0
Goods-producing sector 76.0 76.9 1.5 0.9 6.7 1.2 9.5
Agriculture 6.5 7.0 0.6 0.5 1.7 7.7 32.1
Natural resources2 7.4 8.1 0.8 0.7 -1.0 9.5 -11.0
Utilities 4.6 4.9 0.3 0.3 0.9 6.5 22.5
Construction 27.9 28.0 0.9 0.1 4.4 0.4 18.6
Manufacturing 29.6 29.0 0.9 -0.6 0.8 -2.0 2.8
Services-producing sector  294.2 296.1 2.2 1.9 4.1 0.6 1.4
Wholesale and retail trade 56.1 57.2 1.1 1.1 -0.7 2.0 -1.2
Transportation and warehousing 18.2 17.9 0.7 -0.3 -0.8 -1.6 -4.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 16.5 16.0 0.5 -0.5 -1.1 -3.0 -6.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 21.4 21.8 0.7 0.4 3.9 1.9 21.8
Business, building and other support services 11.9 12.2 0.7 0.3 -3.1 2.5 -20.3
Educational services 31.4 32.5 0.9 1.1 3.4 3.5 11.7
Health care and social assistance 60.0 59.8 1.0 -0.2 2.9 -0.3 5.1
Information, culture and recreation 11.0 10.5 0.7 -0.5 0.0 -4.5 0.0
Accommodation and food services 21.4 21.4 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.5
Other services (except public administration) 14.7 14.3 0.7 -0.4 -1.5 -2.7 -9.5
Public administration 31.7 32.6 0.8 0.9 1.1 2.8 3.5
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,380.3 4,380.5 16.8 0.2 72.7 0.0 1.7
Goods-producing sector 913.3 908.4 9.3 -4.9 10.5 -0.5 1.2
Agriculture 59.8 62.5 3.0 2.7 10.2 4.5 19.5
Natural resources2 44.2 46.3 2.1 2.1 6.0 4.8 14.9
Utilities 27.5 27.0 1.7 -0.5 -2.5 -1.8 -8.5
Construction 289.6 283.1 5.8 -6.5 -3.3 -2.2 -1.2
Manufacturing 492.1 489.5 6.8 -2.6 0.2 -0.5 0.0
Services-producing sector  3,467.0 3,472.1 16.4 5.1 62.2 0.1 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 650.9 649.5 9.3 -1.4 9.6 -0.2 1.5
Transportation and warehousing 235.6 223.4 5.2 -12.2 -2.3 -5.2 -1.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 268.2 260.7 4.7 -7.5 -24.5 -2.8 -8.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 386.8 396.9 6.6 10.1 21.4 2.6 5.7
Business, building and other support services 165.9 167.8 5.7 1.9 2.2 1.1 1.3
Educational services 335.3 338.6 6.8 3.3 -13.1 1.0 -3.7
Health care and social assistance 604.5 612.8 7.1 8.3 10.2 1.4 1.7
Information, culture and recreation 179.8 170.8 6.1 -9.0 18.0 -5.0 11.8
Accommodation and food services 205.4 215.1 6.0 9.7 23.3 4.7 12.1
Other services (except public administration) 158.3 161.4 4.5 3.1 9.2 2.0 6.0
Public administration 276.2 275.0 4.4 -1.2 8.1 -0.4 3.0
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,667.8 7,636.3 23.3 -31.5 136.6 -0.4 1.8
Goods-producing sector 1,541.5 1,519.6 12.9 -21.9 65.6 -1.4 4.5
Agriculture 70.6 70.7 3.0 0.1 6.0 0.1 9.3
Natural resources2 42.8 42.4 2.4 -0.4 6.3 -0.9 17.5
Utilities 63.8 63.5 2.1 -0.3 10.8 -0.5 20.5
Construction 581.4 579.2 8.3 -2.2 43.5 -0.4 8.1
Manufacturing 783.0 763.9 9.3 -19.1 -0.9 -2.4 -0.1
Services-producing sector  6,126.3 6,116.7 23.1 -9.6 71.0 -0.2 1.2
Wholesale and retail trade 1,115.1 1,103.5 12.5 -11.6 27.9 -1.0 2.6
Transportation and warehousing 382.3 377.4 7.1 -4.9 -1.6 -1.3 -0.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 671.7 670.0 7.8 -1.7 47.5 -0.3 7.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 801.7 783.2 9.4 -18.5 11.9 -2.3 1.5
Business, building and other support services 291.3 303.0 8.0 11.7 5.0 4.0 1.7
Educational services 546.7 563.4 8.7 16.7 0.7 3.1 0.1
Health care and social assistance 921.3 921.4 9.8 0.1 -7.6 0.0 -0.8
Information, culture and recreation 318.5 317.6 8.2 -0.9 -9.9 -0.3 -3.0
Accommodation and food services 385.2 385.7 9.1 0.5 -13.4 0.1 -3.4
Other services (except public administration) 254.7 256.1 7.0 1.4 -2.6 0.5 -1.0
Public administration 437.8 435.4 5.8 -2.4 13.0 -0.5 3.1
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 663.2 670.1 3.2 6.9 7.7 1.0 1.2
Goods-producing sector 141.3 137.7 1.9 -3.6 -9.7 -2.5 -6.6
Agriculture 17.2 14.8 1.0 -2.4 -11.0 -14.0 -42.6
Natural resources2 4.3 5.4 0.4 1.1 1.7 25.6 45.9
Utilities 5.1 5.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 2.0 8.3
Construction 48.6 47.5 1.3 -1.1 -1.3 -2.3 -2.7
Manufacturing 66.2 64.9 1.1 -1.3 0.6 -2.0 0.9
Services-producing sector  521.9 532.4 3.1 10.5 17.4 2.0 3.4
Wholesale and retail trade 90.9 94.2 1.6 3.3 0.8 3.6 0.9
Transportation and warehousing 38.7 40.1 1.0 1.4 -2.0 3.6 -4.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 40.0 40.2 0.8 0.2 3.5 0.5 9.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 34.9 35.5 0.9 0.6 3.3 1.7 10.2
Business, building and other support services 21.9 21.5 0.9 -0.4 -0.1 -1.8 -0.5
Educational services 59.7 65.5 1.3 5.8 8.3 9.7 14.5
Health care and social assistance 102.0 102.4 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
Information, culture and recreation 22.0 23.2 1.1 1.2 0.6 5.5 2.7
Accommodation and food services 41.0 39.8 1.3 -1.2 -0.2 -2.9 -0.5
Other services (except public administration) 27.7 26.9 0.9 -0.8 -0.7 -2.9 -2.5
Public administration 42.9 43.2 1.0 0.3 3.8 0.7 9.6
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 574.2 572.0 3.2 -2.2 6.3 -0.4 1.1
Goods-producing sector 124.9 123.7 2.1 -1.2 -5.1 -1.0 -4.0
Agriculture 25.7 25.4 1.1 -0.3 -1.1 -1.2 -4.2
Natural resources2 17.7 19.2 1.0 1.5 -0.2 8.5 -1.0
Utilities 6.6 7.2 0.3 0.6 0.3 9.1 4.3
Construction 43.8 41.4 1.3 -2.4 -0.2 -5.5 -0.5
Manufacturing 31.0 30.5 1.1 -0.5 -4.0 -1.6 -11.6
Services-producing sector  449.3 448.3 3.1 -1.0 11.3 -0.2 2.6
Wholesale and retail trade 95.4 93.5 1.8 -1.9 -3.1 -2.0 -3.2
Transportation and warehousing 24.2 25.2 0.9 1.0 1.1 4.1 4.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 29.9 30.0 0.8 0.1 0.4 0.3 1.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 31.1 32.2 0.9 1.1 4.4 3.5 15.8
Business, building and other support services 11.4 11.3 1.1 -0.1 -4.0 -0.9 -26.1
Educational services 45.9 45.9 1.2 0.0 -0.8 0.0 -1.7
Health care and social assistance 92.8 95.6 1.4 2.8 6.9 3.0 7.8
Information, culture and recreation 20.7 19.7 0.9 -1.0 1.9 -4.8 10.7
Accommodation and food services 34.3 35.0 1.2 0.7 4.5 2.0 14.8
Other services (except public administration) 27.7 26.1 0.9 -1.6 1.4 -5.8 5.7
Public administration 36.0 33.9 0.9 -2.1 -1.2 -5.8 -3.4
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,361.5 2,372.3 11.4 10.8 96.9 0.5 4.3
Goods-producing sector 556.9 559.6 7.0 2.7 21.8 0.5 4.1
Agriculture 44.5 41.2 2.4 -3.3 6.0 -7.4 17.0
Natural resources2 145.2 142.8 4.0 -2.4 -5.1 -1.7 -3.4
Utilities 21.7 23.6 1.3 1.9 4.4 8.8 22.9
Construction 221.2 226.6 5.0 5.4 11.5 2.4 5.3
Manufacturing 124.4 125.2 3.5 0.8 4.8 0.6 4.0
Services-producing sector  1,804.5 1,812.8 11.1 8.3 75.2 0.5 4.3
Wholesale and retail trade 369.1 373.1 6.1 4.0 29.2 1.1 8.5
Transportation and warehousing 132.8 132.9 3.9 0.1 -3.6 0.1 -2.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 121.4 122.3 3.3 0.9 -0.4 0.7 -0.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 212.7 222.2 4.5 9.5 30.6 4.5 16.0
Business, building and other support services 72.6 72.6 3.3 0.0 2.4 0.0 3.4
Educational services 155.9 159.4 4.0 3.5 -12.2 2.2 -7.1
Health care and social assistance 308.2 311.7 4.9 3.5 11.2 1.1 3.7
Information, culture and recreation 86.8 76.4 3.7 -10.4 7.2 -12.0 10.4
Accommodation and food services 132.0 133.6 4.4 1.6 6.0 1.2 4.7
Other services (except public administration) 103.2 104.5 3.3 1.3 7.1 1.3 7.3
Public administration 109.8 104.2 3.0 -5.6 -2.1 -5.1 -2.0
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,719.4 2,752.3 12.1 32.9 72.6 1.2 2.7
Goods-producing sector 498.1 497.7 6.9 -0.4 11.0 -0.1 2.3
Agriculture 28.4 28.5 2.1 0.1 7.4 0.4 35.1
Natural resources2 45.7 47.8 2.8 2.1 -2.9 4.6 -5.7
Utilities 15.7 16.7 0.9 1.0 1.7 6.4 11.3
Construction 236.4 238.5 4.8 2.1 21.1 0.9 9.7
Manufacturing 171.9 166.0 4.1 -5.9 -16.5 -3.4 -9.0
Services-producing sector  2,221.3 2,254.6 11.9 33.3 61.6 1.5 2.8
Wholesale and retail trade 412.6 415.2 6.2 2.6 13.7 0.6 3.4
Transportation and warehousing 138.9 137.0 3.9 -1.9 -3.0 -1.4 -2.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 161.4 167.7 3.6 6.3 -2.1 3.9 -1.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 262.2 272.7 5.4 10.5 17.9 4.0 7.0
Business, building and other support services 96.1 95.0 3.9 -1.1 -14.2 -1.1 -13.0
Educational services 196.6 208.9 4.6 12.3 14.5 6.3 7.5
Health care and social assistance 373.4 378.8 5.4 5.4 16.4 1.4 4.5
Information, culture and recreation 152.1 151.7 4.9 -0.4 23.4 -0.3 18.2
Accommodation and food services 175.7 181.2 4.7 5.5 -1.6 3.1 -0.9
Other services (except public administration) 113.4 110.3 3.5 -3.1 2.2 -2.7 2.0
Public administration 138.9 136.0 3.3 -2.9 -5.9 -2.1 -4.2
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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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