Table 3 
Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality1 

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, unadjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – September 2022pJob vacancies – September 2022pJob vacancy rate – September 2022p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 16,578.3 994.8 5.7
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 272.0 14.2 5.0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 206.2 8.5 4.0
Utilities 131.5 3.3 2.4
Construction 1,179.2 93.9 7.4
Manufacturing 1,568.2 76.0 4.6
Wholesale trade 819.8 37.5 4.4
Retail trade 2,005.3 117.3 5.5
Transportation and warehousing 791.2 39.8E 4.8E
Information and cultural industries 390.2 16.6 4.1
Finance and insurance 813.5 40.0 4.7
Real estate and rental and leasing 290.1 14.7 4.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,182.8 61.9 5.0
Management of companies and enterprises 123.7 3.8 3.0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 850.7 57.1 6.3
Educational services 966.4 23.0 2.3
Health care and social assistance 2,248.7 159.5 6.6
Arts, entertainment and recreation 328.5 16.9 4.9
Accommodation and food services 1,315.1 152.4 10.4
Other services (excluding public administration) 546.2 43.1 7.3
Public administration4 549.0 15.3 2.7
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 203.7 6.8 3.2
Prince Edward Island 70.9 3.1 4.1
Nova Scotia 430.9 23.1 5.1
New Brunswick 321.0 15.3 4.6
Quebec 3,708.4 245.9 6.2
Ontario 6,436.7 375.7 5.5
Manitoba 580.7 29.7 4.9
Saskatchewan 465.4 26.7 5.4
Alberta 1,987.1 104.7 5.0
British Columbia 2,316.7 160.0 6.5
Yukon 19.7 1.8 8.4
Northwest Territories 21.8 1.8E 7.5E
Nunavut 15.5 0.4E 2.6E
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