Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  September
2021
August
2022r
September
2022p
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
Sector aggregate1 16,785.0 17,603.7 17,689.1 85.3 904.1 0.5 5.4
Forestry, logging and support 37.8 37.9 37.6 -0.3 -0.2 -0.7 -0.5
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 192.6 208.3 209.1 0.8 16.6 0.4 8.6
Utilities 125.5 130.2 130.8 0.6 5.3 0.5 4.2
Construction 1,071.5 1,119.9 1,138.4 18.5 66.9 1.7 6.2
Manufacturing 1,524.2 1,553.5 1,555.6 2.1 31.4 0.1 2.1
Wholesale trade 793.0 816.1 818.2 2.1 25.2 0.3 3.2
Retail trade 1,978.7 2,012.6 2,020.8 8.2 42.2 0.4 2.1
Transportation and warehousing 759.6 808.9 811.1 2.2 51.5 0.3 6.8
Information and cultural industries 362.3 388.8 389.7 0.9 27.4 0.2 7.6
Finance and insurance 774.8 812.9 814.1 1.2 39.4 0.1 5.1
Real estate and rental and leasing 264.6 287.0 287.4 0.4 22.8 0.1 8.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,073.5 1,178.0 1,184.2 6.2 110.7 0.5 10.3
Management of companies and enterprises 120.8 119.7 119.1 -0.6 -1.7 -0.5 -1.4
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 796.3 831.5 830.0 -1.5 33.7 -0.2 4.2
Educational services 1,342.3 1,399.4 1,398.7 -0.7 56.4 -0.0 4.2
Health care and social assistance 2,161.3 2,215.3 2,236.0 20.7 74.6 0.9 3.5
Arts, entertainment and recreation 256.7 294.6 297.3 2.7 40.7 0.9 15.9
Accommodation and food services 1,147.0 1,273.3 1,281.7 8.4 134.8 0.7 11.7
Other services (excluding public administration) 517.7 542.9 545.8 2.9 28.1 0.5 5.4
Public administration 1,182.8 1,217.5 1,225.6 8.1 42.8 0.7 3.6
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 211.1 219.2 218.2 -0.9 7.2 -0.4 3.4
Prince Edward Island 70.1 74.8 74.9 0.1 4.8 0.2 6.9
Nova Scotia 420.3 438.1 441.1 3.1 20.8 0.7 5.0
New Brunswick 332.2 343.8 346.2 2.4 14.1 0.7 4.2
Quebec 3,829.4 3,965.0 4,004.1 39.1 174.7 1.0 4.6
Ontario 6,482.6 6,824.6 6,839.9 15.3 357.3 0.2 5.5
Manitoba 608.2 631.4 633.1 1.7 24.9 0.3 4.1
Saskatchewan 478.0 494.9 498.1 3.2 20.0 0.6 4.2
Alberta 1,946.2 2,053.9 2,064.3 10.4 118.1 0.5 6.1
British Columbia 2,337.9 2,486.8 2,497.3 10.5 159.5 0.4 6.8
Yukon 23.3 24.1 24.2 0.2 1.0 0.8 4.1
Northwest Territories 26.5 26.9 27.4 0.5 0.9 1.7 3.5
Nunavut 19.2 20.4 20.1 -0.3 0.8 -1.5 4.3
r
revised
p
preliminary
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