Table 2 
Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by class of worker and industry, seasonally adjusted
  September
2022
October
2022
Standard error1 September to October 2022 October 2021 to October 2022 September to October 2022 October 2021 to October 2022
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 16,913.3 17,005.0 43.2 91.7 469.0 0.5 2.8
Public sector employees 4,268.8 4,286.8 26.9 18.0 127.1 0.4 3.1
Private sector employees 12,644.5 12,718.3 43.6 73.8 342.0 0.6 2.8
Self-employed 2,634.6 2,651.1 31.3 16.5 45.4 0.6 1.7
Total employed, all industries 19,547.9 19,656.2 34.1 108.3 514.4 0.6 2.7
Goods-producing sector 3,982.0 4,027.1 19.0 45.1 164.5 1.1 4.3
Agriculture 258.6 262.4 5.6 3.8 21.4 1.5 8.9
Natural resources2 339.5 332.7 6.2 -6.8 10.8 -2.0 3.4
Utilities 154.0 153.9 3.4 -0.1 12.4 -0.1 8.8
Construction 1,509.4 1,534.0 12.6 24.6 104.5 1.6 7.3
Manufacturing 1,720.4 1,744.2 12.9 23.8 15.5 1.4 0.9
Services-producing sector 15,565.9 15,629.1 33.5 63.2 349.9 0.4 2.3
Wholesale and retail trade 2,907.3 2,887.1 18.1 -20.2 -28.2 -0.7 -1.0
Transportation and warehousing 987.1 985.1 10.6 -2.0 -23.3 -0.2 -2.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 1,341.4 1,338.2 10.6 -3.2 16.1 -0.2 1.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,818.0 1,835.9 13.7 17.9 145.9 1.0 8.6
Business, building and other support services 708.2 714.5 11.3 6.3 12.0 0.9 1.7
Educational services 1,476.0 1,481.3 12.8 5.3 11.9 0.4 0.8
Health care and social assistance 2,620.2 2,626.9 14.4 6.7 59.9 0.3 2.3
Information, culture and recreation 797.1 799.5 12.2 2.4 35.0 0.3 4.6
Accommodation and food services 1,059.0 1,077.3 13.1 18.3 65.2 1.7 6.4
Other services (except public administration) 728.4 745.9 9.8 17.5 14.7 2.4 2.0
Public administration 1,123.2 1,137.7 8.8 14.5 41.1 1.3 3.7
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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