Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  November
2021
October
2022r
November
2022p
October to November 2022 November 2021 to November 2022 October to November 2022 November 2021 to November 2022
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Sector aggregate1 16,945.3 17,700.6 17,707.7 7.1 762.4 0.0 4.5
Forestry, logging and support 37.6 37.5 37.5 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.2
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 196.9 208.7 208.7 0.0 11.8 0.0 6.0
Utilities 126.8 129.8 129.7 -0.2 2.8 -0.1 2.2
Construction 1,080.3 1,139.2 1,143.5 4.3 63.2 0.4 5.8
Manufacturing 1,534.2 1,560.3 1,558.7 -1.6 24.5 -0.1 1.6
Wholesale trade 798.4 817.4 818.6 1.2 20.2 0.2 2.5
Retail trade 1,979.9 2,019.0 2,000.8 -18.2 20.9 -0.9 1.1
Transportation and warehousing 772.6 816.6 817.7 1.1 45.1 0.1 5.8
Information and cultural industries 369.0 389.7 388.1 -1.6 19.1 -0.4 5.2
Finance and insurance 774.9 818.2 822.9 4.7 48.0 0.6 6.2
Real estate and rental and leasing 271.2 287.1 288.2 1.1 17.0 0.4 6.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,087.8 1,190.5 1,196.1 5.6 108.3 0.5 10.0
Management of companies and enterprises 121.0 121.8 122.1 0.3 1.2 0.2 1.0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 803.9 832.7 836.1 3.4 32.2 0.4 4.0
Educational services 1,361.0 1,397.2 1,399.7 2.5 38.7 0.2 2.8
Health care and social assistance 2,164.9 2,235.6 2,237.9 2.3 73.0 0.1 3.4
Arts, entertainment and recreation 270.9 294.8 296.8 2.0 25.9 0.7 9.6
Accommodation and food services 1,172.6 1,276.4 1,278.9 2.6 106.3 0.2 9.1
Other services (excluding public administration) 520.9 545.4 547.2 1.9 26.3 0.3 5.0
Public administration 1,193.3 1,234.9 1,239.7 4.8 46.4 0.4 3.9
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 211.4 219.2 218.7 -0.5 7.3 -0.2 3.5
Prince Edward Island 71.9 75.4 75.4 0.0 3.5 0.0 4.8
Nova Scotia 425.9 440.8 441.8 1.0 15.8 0.2 3.7
New Brunswick 334.1 348.0 348.8 0.7 14.7 0.2 4.4
Quebec 3,869.5 4,009.7 4,011.2 1.5 141.7 0.0 3.7
Ontario 6,543.3 6,846.9 6,848.6 1.7 305.3 0.0 4.7
Manitoba 610.9 632.3 631.2 -1.1 20.2 -0.2 3.3
Saskatchewan 483.5 498.8 497.8 -0.9 14.4 -0.2 3.0
Alberta 1,955.0 2,060.7 2,064.4 3.6 109.4 0.2 5.6
British Columbia 2,370.0 2,496.3 2,497.5 1.2 127.6 0.0 5.4
Yukon 23.5 24.2 24.2 0.1 0.7 0.2 2.9
Northwest Territories 26.2 27.8 28.0 0.2 1.8 0.7 6.7
Nunavut 20.0 20.5 20.1 -0.4 0.0 -1.9 0.2
r
revised
p
preliminary
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