Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province 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
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 229.3 232.6 2.2 3.3 12.5 1.4 5.7
Goods-producing sector 45.0 41.4 1.5 -3.6 -2.9 -8.0 -6.5
Agriculture 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.2 66.7 25.0
Natural resources2 14.8 13.3 0.8 -1.5 -1.6 -10.1 -10.7
Utilities 1.4 1.4 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -6.7
Construction 17.4 16.2 1.0 -1.2 -0.4 -6.9 -2.4
Manufacturing 10.9 9.4 0.9 -1.5 -1.2 -13.8 -11.3
Services-producing sector  184.2 191.1 1.9 6.9 15.3 3.7 8.7
Wholesale and retail trade 36.5 37.4 1.0 0.9 -0.5 2.5 -1.3
Transportation and warehousing 12.6 13.0 0.6 0.4 3.7 3.2 39.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 8.1 8.1 0.4 0.0 2.3 0.0 39.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 11.4 12.1 0.6 0.7 0.8 6.1 7.1
Business, building and other support services 5.3 5.0 0.6 -0.3 -1.7 -5.7 -25.4
Educational services 17.0 17.6 0.8 0.6 -0.9 3.5 -4.9
Health care and social assistance 43.9 45.3 0.9 1.4 4.0 3.2 9.7
Information, culture and recreation 5.9 6.2 0.7 0.3 -0.9 5.1 -12.7
Accommodation and food services 14.2 15.9 0.8 1.7 4.7 12.0 42.0
Other services (except public administration) 8.6 8.6 0.5 0.0 1.6 0.0 22.9
Public administration 20.7 21.9 0.7 1.2 2.2 5.8 11.2
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 81.9 86.2 0.9 4.3 6.2 5.3 7.8
Goods-producing sector 20.5 22.0 0.6 1.5 2.2 7.3 11.1
Agriculture 3.3 2.8 0.3 -0.5 -1.1 -15.2 -28.2
Natural resources2 1.8 2.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 22.2 10.0
Utilities 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.2 50.0 -40.0
Construction 6.7 7.4 0.3 0.7 1.4 10.4 23.3
Manufacturing 8.5 9.4 0.4 0.9 1.9 10.6 25.3
Services-producing sector  61.4 64.2 0.8 2.8 4.1 4.6 6.8
Wholesale and retail trade 10.6 11.8 0.4 1.2 0.2 11.3 1.7
Transportation and warehousing 1.3 1.4 0.2 0.1 -0.9 7.7 -39.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.5 2.4 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -4.0 -4.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.6 4.3 0.2 -0.3 -0.4 -6.5 -8.5
Business, building and other support services 2.8 2.7 0.3 -0.1 0.5 -3.6 22.7
Educational services 5.8 7.1 0.3 1.3 1.2 22.4 20.3
Health care and social assistance 13.0 13.4 0.4 0.4 2.0 3.1 17.5
Information, culture and recreation 2.9 3.7 0.3 0.8 1.5 27.6 68.2
Accommodation and food services 3.6 3.6 0.4 0.0 -1.3 0.0 -26.5
Other services (except public administration) 3.5 3.2 0.2 -0.3 -0.2 -8.6 -5.9
Public administration 10.8 10.6 0.4 -0.2 1.5 -1.9 16.5
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 480.2 480.9 2.9 0.7 13.7 0.1 2.9
Goods-producing sector 92.9 98.0 1.8 5.1 10.1 5.5 11.5
Agriculture 4.5 5.0 0.6 0.5 -1.3 11.1 -20.6
Natural resources2 11.0 10.9 0.9 -0.1 0.6 -0.9 5.8
Utilities 4.3 4.3 0.4 0.0 -1.0 0.0 -18.9
Construction 41.0 42.1 1.1 1.1 8.8 2.7 26.4
Manufacturing 32.0 35.7 1.1 3.7 3.0 11.6 9.2
Services-producing sector  387.3 382.9 2.9 -4.4 3.6 -1.1 0.9
Wholesale and retail trade 74.0 70.7 1.6 -3.3 -5.0 -4.5 -6.6
Transportation and warehousing 19.4 20.9 0.9 1.5 -5.6 7.7 -21.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 24.0 25.3 0.8 1.3 3.0 5.4 13.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 37.5 36.7 1.1 -0.8 1.5 -2.1 4.3
Business, building and other support services 16.7 15.7 1.0 -1.0 -3.4 -6.0 -17.8
Educational services 38.9 38.9 1.1 0.0 2.4 0.0 6.6
Health care and social assistance 80.9 79.9 1.3 -1.0 4.8 -1.2 6.4
Information, culture and recreation 18.4 17.6 1.0 -0.8 4.3 -4.3 32.3
Accommodation and food services 29.4 29.7 1.3 0.3 0.4 1.0 1.4
Other services (except public administration) 16.7 16.3 0.7 -0.4 0.2 -2.4 1.2
Public administration 31.5 31.3 0.8 -0.2 1.1 -0.6 3.6
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 373.1 375.0 2.5 1.9 10.6 0.5 2.9
Goods-producing sector 76.9 74.6 1.5 -2.3 1.3 -3.0 1.8
Agriculture 7.0 6.1 0.6 -0.9 0.4 -12.9 7.0
Natural resources2 8.1 7.8 0.8 -0.3 -1.1 -3.7 -12.4
Utilities 4.9 5.1 0.3 0.2 0.8 4.1 18.6
Construction 28.0 27.9 0.9 -0.1 2.4 -0.4 9.4
Manufacturing 29.0 27.6 0.9 -1.4 -1.3 -4.8 -4.5
Services-producing sector  296.1 300.4 2.2 4.3 9.3 1.5 3.2
Wholesale and retail trade 57.2 54.9 1.1 -2.3 -2.2 -4.0 -3.9
Transportation and warehousing 17.9 18.0 0.7 0.1 -0.7 0.6 -3.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 16.0 17.1 0.5 1.1 -0.5 6.9 -2.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 21.8 22.5 0.7 0.7 4.5 3.2 25.0
Business, building and other support services 12.2 12.3 0.7 0.1 -2.7 0.8 -18.0
Educational services 32.5 33.1 0.9 0.6 2.5 1.8 8.2
Health care and social assistance 59.8 60.7 1.0 0.9 3.4 1.5 5.9
Information, culture and recreation 10.5 10.2 0.7 -0.3 1.0 -2.9 10.9
Accommodation and food services 21.4 22.1 1.0 0.7 1.4 3.3 6.8
Other services (except public administration) 14.3 14.9 0.7 0.6 -0.3 4.2 -2.0
Public administration 32.6 34.7 0.8 2.1 2.9 6.4 9.1
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,380.5 4,408.3 16.8 27.8 99.5 0.6 2.3
Goods-producing sector 908.4 924.0 9.3 15.6 36.8 1.7 4.1
Agriculture 62.5 63.3 3.0 0.8 10.3 1.3 19.4
Natural resources2 46.3 40.2 2.1 -6.1 0.4 -13.2 1.0
Utilities 27.0 26.7 1.7 -0.3 -0.9 -1.1 -3.3
Construction 283.1 299.9 5.8 16.8 11.2 5.9 3.9
Manufacturing 489.5 494.0 6.8 4.5 16.1 0.9 3.4
Services-producing sector  3,472.1 3,484.3 16.4 12.2 62.7 0.4 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 649.5 644.9 9.3 -4.6 -3.7 -0.7 -0.6
Transportation and warehousing 223.4 218.2 5.2 -5.2 -8.8 -2.3 -3.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 260.7 268.1 4.7 7.4 -21.8 2.8 -7.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 396.9 396.7 6.6 -0.2 22.6 -0.1 6.0
Business, building and other support services 167.8 171.5 5.7 3.7 10.3 2.2 6.4
Educational services 338.6 335.9 6.8 -2.7 -16.3 -0.8 -4.6
Health care and social assistance 612.8 614.3 7.1 1.5 11.1 0.2 1.8
Information, culture and recreation 170.8 175.0 6.1 4.2 19.8 2.5 12.8
Accommodation and food services 215.1 219.1 6.0 4.0 37.7 1.9 20.8
Other services (except public administration) 161.4 166.0 4.5 4.6 3.9 2.9 2.4
Public administration 275.0 274.7 4.4 -0.3 8.0 -0.1 3.0
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,636.3 7,679.0 23.3 42.7 149.7 0.6 2.0
Goods-producing sector 1,519.6 1,524.7 12.9 5.1 57.6 0.3 3.9
Agriculture 70.7 72.9 3.0 2.2 5.7 3.1 8.5
Natural resources2 42.4 43.3 2.4 0.9 6.3 2.1 17.0
Utilities 63.5 64.6 2.1 1.1 6.9 1.7 12.0
Construction 579.2 575.4 8.3 -3.8 42.3 -0.7 7.9
Manufacturing 763.9 768.5 9.3 4.6 -3.6 0.6 -0.5
Services-producing sector  6,116.7 6,154.3 23.1 37.6 92.1 0.6 1.5
Wholesale and retail trade 1,103.5 1,091.3 12.5 -12.2 -27.6 -1.1 -2.5
Transportation and warehousing 377.4 381.3 7.1 3.9 2.8 1.0 0.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 670.0 666.4 7.8 -3.6 39.1 -0.5 6.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 783.2 794.9 9.4 11.7 41.7 1.5 5.5
Business, building and other support services 303.0 307.7 8.0 4.7 16.5 1.6 5.7
Educational services 563.4 572.5 8.7 9.1 16.2 1.6 2.9
Health care and social assistance 921.4 925.5 9.8 4.1 13.5 0.4 1.5
Information, culture and recreation 317.6 309.2 8.2 -8.4 -26.0 -2.6 -7.8
Accommodation and food services 385.7 398.6 9.1 12.9 -4.0 3.3 -1.0
Other services (except public administration) 256.1 264.2 7.0 8.1 -9.6 3.2 -3.5
Public administration 435.4 442.7 5.8 7.3 29.4 1.7 7.1
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 670.1 674.7 3.2 4.6 16.5 0.7 2.5
Goods-producing sector 137.7 138.6 1.9 0.9 -4.6 0.7 -3.2
Agriculture 14.8 14.7 1.0 -0.1 -8.7 -0.7 -37.2
Natural resources2 5.4 5.1 0.4 -0.3 1.6 -5.6 45.7
Utilities 5.2 5.3 0.3 0.1 0.4 1.9 8.2
Construction 47.5 47.6 1.3 0.1 -0.3 0.2 -0.6
Manufacturing 64.9 65.9 1.1 1.0 2.3 1.5 3.6
Services-producing sector  532.4 536.1 3.1 3.7 21.1 0.7 4.1
Wholesale and retail trade 94.2 94.9 1.6 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.2
Transportation and warehousing 40.1 40.2 1.0 0.1 -2.6 0.2 -6.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 40.2 41.6 0.8 1.4 4.7 3.5 12.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 35.5 35.7 0.9 0.2 4.2 0.6 13.3
Business, building and other support services 21.5 18.6 0.9 -2.9 -1.2 -13.5 -6.1
Educational services 65.5 67.1 1.3 1.6 9.1 2.4 15.7
Health care and social assistance 102.4 103.1 1.5 0.7 -1.2 0.7 -1.2
Information, culture and recreation 23.2 22.3 1.1 -0.9 -2.0 -3.9 -8.2
Accommodation and food services 39.8 41.5 1.3 1.7 5.4 4.3 15.0
Other services (except public administration) 26.9 27.1 0.9 0.2 -0.3 0.7 -1.1
Public administration 43.2 44.0 1.0 0.8 4.9 1.9 12.5
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 572.0 578.1 3.2 6.1 19.8 1.1 3.5
Goods-producing sector 123.7 126.4 2.1 2.7 3.9 2.2 3.2
Agriculture 25.4 25.9 1.1 0.5 1.6 2.0 6.6
Natural resources2 19.2 20.0 1.0 0.8 3.4 4.2 20.5
Utilities 7.2 7.3 0.3 0.1 0.9 1.4 14.1
Construction 41.4 42.8 1.3 1.4 -0.3 3.4 -0.7
Manufacturing 30.5 30.4 1.1 -0.1 -1.6 -0.3 -5.0
Services-producing sector  448.3 451.7 3.1 3.4 15.8 0.8 3.6
Wholesale and retail trade 93.5 93.1 1.8 -0.4 -3.1 -0.4 -3.2
Transportation and warehousing 25.2 25.7 0.9 0.5 0.3 2.0 1.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 30.0 29.6 0.8 -0.4 -1.6 -1.3 -5.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 32.2 33.0 0.9 0.8 6.7 2.5 25.5
Business, building and other support services 11.3 12.9 1.1 1.6 -0.4 14.2 -3.0
Educational services 45.9 47.5 1.2 1.6 1.8 3.5 3.9
Health care and social assistance 95.6 94.4 1.4 -1.2 4.5 -1.3 5.0
Information, culture and recreation 19.7 19.5 0.9 -0.2 1.8 -1.0 10.2
Accommodation and food services 35.0 35.1 1.2 0.1 4.2 0.3 13.6
Other services (except public administration) 26.1 25.9 0.9 -0.2 1.1 -0.8 4.4
Public administration 33.9 35.0 0.9 1.1 0.5 3.2 1.4
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,372.3 2,379.2 11.4 6.9 117.1 0.3 5.2
Goods-producing sector 559.6 560.9 7.0 1.3 32.9 0.2 6.2
Agriculture 41.2 43.0 2.4 1.8 9.3 4.4 27.6
Natural resources2 142.8 140.6 4.0 -2.2 -1.0 -1.5 -0.7
Utilities 23.6 21.5 1.3 -2.1 3.2 -8.9 17.5
Construction 226.6 230.0 5.0 3.4 15.3 1.5 7.1
Manufacturing 125.2 125.8 3.5 0.6 6.2 0.5 5.2
Services-producing sector  1,812.8 1,818.3 11.1 5.5 84.2 0.3 4.9
Wholesale and retail trade 373.1 377.0 6.1 3.9 23.9 1.0 6.8
Transportation and warehousing 132.9 130.5 3.9 -2.4 -5.1 -1.8 -3.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 122.3 119.0 3.3 -3.3 -2.2 -2.7 -1.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 222.2 224.5 4.5 2.3 33.4 1.0 17.5
Business, building and other support services 72.6 70.8 3.3 -1.8 -1.5 -2.5 -2.1
Educational services 159.4 159.9 4.0 0.5 -11.3 0.3 -6.6
Health care and social assistance 311.7 312.4 4.9 0.7 11.3 0.2 3.8
Information, culture and recreation 76.4 77.2 3.7 0.8 8.4 1.0 12.2
Accommodation and food services 133.6 136.0 4.4 2.4 15.7 1.8 13.1
Other services (except public administration) 104.5 105.2 3.3 0.7 13.5 0.7 14.7
Public administration 104.2 105.9 3.0 1.7 -2.0 1.6 -1.9
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,752.3 2,762.1 12.1 9.8 68.7 0.4 2.6
Goods-producing sector 497.7 516.4 6.9 18.7 27.1 3.8 5.5
Agriculture 28.5 27.7 2.1 -0.8 5.0 -2.8 22.0
Natural resources2 47.8 49.4 2.8 1.6 2.2 3.3 4.7
Utilities 16.7 17.3 0.9 0.6 2.3 3.6 15.3
Construction 238.5 244.5 4.8 6.0 24.0 2.5 10.9
Manufacturing 166.0 177.5 4.1 11.5 -6.4 6.9 -3.5
Services-producing sector  2,254.6 2,245.7 11.9 -8.9 41.7 -0.4 1.9
Wholesale and retail trade 415.2 411.0 6.2 -4.2 -10.4 -1.0 -2.5
Transportation and warehousing 137.0 136.0 3.9 -1.0 -6.3 -0.7 -4.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 167.7 160.6 3.6 -7.1 -6.9 -4.2 -4.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 272.7 275.6 5.4 2.9 30.9 1.1 12.6
Business, building and other support services 95.0 97.3 3.9 2.3 -4.4 2.4 -4.3
Educational services 208.9 201.8 4.6 -7.1 7.2 -3.4 3.7
Health care and social assistance 378.8 377.8 5.4 -1.0 6.4 -0.3 1.7
Information, culture and recreation 151.7 158.6 4.9 6.9 27.1 4.5 20.6
Accommodation and food services 181.2 175.6 4.7 -5.6 0.8 -3.1 0.5
Other services (except public administration) 110.3 114.5 3.5 4.2 4.7 3.8 4.3
Public administration 136.0 137.0 3.3 1.0 -7.4 0.7 -5.1
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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