Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  June
2023
July
2023
Standard error1 June to July 2023 July 2022 to July 2023 June to July 2023 July 2022 to July 2023
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 236.1 236.9 2.2 0.8 3.7 0.3 1.6
Goods-producing sector 48.6 48.8 1.4 0.2 2.7 0.4 5.9
Agriculture 1.6 1.3 0.2 -0.3 0.3 -18.8 30.0
Natural resources2 16.0 16.3 0.9 0.3 1.7 1.9 11.6
Utilities 2.2 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 10.0
Construction 18.7 18.7 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.0 2.2
Manufacturing 10.2 10.2 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Services-producing sector  187.5 188.2 1.9 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.5
Wholesale and retail trade 34.8 36.0 0.9 1.2 -2.4 3.4 -6.3
Transportation and warehousing 11.5 13.8 0.6 2.3 3.1 20.0 29.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 7.5 7.1 0.4 -0.4 0.0 -5.3 0.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 12.4 11.7 0.5 -0.7 -0.2 -5.6 -1.7
Business, building and other support services 5.7 6.7 0.5 1.0 0.6 17.5 9.8
Educational services 16.9 17.6 0.6 0.7 0.3 4.1 1.7
Health care and social assistance 47.4 44.7 0.8 -2.7 0.1 -5.7 0.2
Information, culture and recreation 7.4 8.3 0.5 0.9 0.1 12.2 1.2
Accommodation and food services 13.6 13.5 0.7 -0.1 -1.6 -0.7 -10.6
Other services (except public administration) 8.1 7.8 0.6 -0.3 -0.1 -3.7 -1.3
Public administration 22.3 21.0 0.6 -1.3 1.3 -5.8 6.6
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 86.6 88.1 1.1 1.5 3.5 1.7 4.1
Goods-producing sector 21.6 22.1 0.7 0.5 1.1 2.3 5.2
Agriculture 3.8 4.5 0.3 0.7 1.4 18.4 45.2
Natural resources2 2.1 1.6 0.3 -0.5 -0.2 -23.8 -11.1
Utilities 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.3 25.0 150.0
Construction 7.0 7.5 0.4 0.5 0.1 7.1 1.4
Manufacturing 8.3 8.0 0.5 -0.3 -0.5 -3.6 -5.9
Services-producing sector  65.1 66.0 1.0 0.9 2.4 1.4 3.8
Wholesale and retail trade 9.9 10.1 0.5 0.2 -1.0 2.0 -9.0
Transportation and warehousing 2.3 2.4 0.2 0.1 0.7 4.3 41.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 3.8 3.6 0.2 -0.2 0.8 -5.3 28.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.5 4.8 0.3 0.3 -0.3 6.7 -5.9
Business, building and other support services 1.9 2.0 0.3 0.1 -0.9 5.3 -31.0
Educational services 6.0 5.5 0.3 -0.5 -0.4 -8.3 -6.8
Health care and social assistance 13.7 14.5 0.4 0.8 2.5 5.8 20.8
Information, culture and recreation 2.6 3.3 0.3 0.7 0.1 26.9 3.1
Accommodation and food services 5.6 5.3 0.5 -0.3 0.0 -5.4 0.0
Other services (except public administration) 3.7 3.8 0.3 0.1 0.6 2.7 18.8
Public administration 11.0 10.6 0.4 -0.4 0.2 -3.6 1.9
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 495.7 495.2 3.0 -0.5 11.8 -0.1 2.4
Goods-producing sector 94.1 91.0 1.9 -3.1 -7.1 -3.3 -7.2
Agriculture 5.9 6.1 0.6 0.2 1.3 3.4 27.1
Natural resources2 10.9 9.4 0.9 -1.5 0.4 -13.8 4.4
Utilities 3.2 2.9 0.3 -0.3 -1.5 -9.4 -34.1
Construction 38.5 36.1 1.3 -2.4 -8.2 -6.2 -18.5
Manufacturing 35.6 36.5 1.1 0.9 0.9 2.5 2.5
Services-producing sector  401.6 404.2 2.9 2.6 19.0 0.6 4.9
Wholesale and retail trade 79.6 79.5 1.6 -0.1 8.4 -0.1 11.8
Transportation and warehousing 21.3 23.1 1.0 1.8 3.6 8.5 18.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 29.2 29.3 0.8 0.1 2.3 0.3 8.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 38.0 36.8 1.2 -1.2 -2.1 -3.2 -5.4
Business, building and other support services 16.4 16.0 0.9 -0.4 -2.8 -2.4 -14.9
Educational services 37.6 37.8 1.1 0.2 -0.5 0.5 -1.3
Health care and social assistance 77.6 78.1 1.4 0.5 -0.3 0.6 -0.4
Information, culture and recreation 18.2 19.4 1.0 1.2 3.5 6.6 22.0
Accommodation and food services 29.8 29.7 1.1 -0.1 1.6 -0.3 5.7
Other services (except public administration) 20.7 20.3 1.0 -0.4 2.4 -1.9 13.4
Public administration 33.4 34.2 0.9 0.8 2.8 2.4 8.9
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 383.3 387.5 2.4 4.2 12.7 1.1 3.4
Goods-producing sector 75.6 77.8 1.6 2.2 1.0 2.9 1.3
Agriculture 5.3 5.6 0.5 0.3 -0.6 5.7 -9.7
Natural resources2 8.4 8.4 0.7 0.0 -0.7 0.0 -7.7
Utilities 5.1 4.9 0.2 -0.2 0.7 -3.9 16.7
Construction 28.7 30.1 1.1 1.4 0.8 4.9 2.7
Manufacturing 28.0 28.7 0.9 0.7 0.5 2.5 1.8
Services-producing sector  307.7 309.7 2.2 2.0 11.8 0.6 4.0
Wholesale and retail trade 58.1 59.0 1.2 0.9 -1.1 1.5 -1.8
Transportation and warehousing 17.6 18.8 0.6 1.2 0.9 6.8 5.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 19.1 20.1 0.6 1.0 1.8 5.2 9.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 24.0 22.7 0.8 -1.3 0.8 -5.4 3.7
Business, building and other support services 10.6 11.5 0.7 0.9 -1.5 8.5 -11.5
Educational services 30.5 29.8 0.9 -0.7 -1.0 -2.3 -3.2
Health care and social assistance 63.2 62.2 1.1 -1.0 5.2 -1.6 9.1
Information, culture and recreation 11.4 11.1 0.8 -0.3 -0.2 -2.6 -1.8
Accommodation and food services 20.2 21.8 0.9 1.6 1.5 7.9 7.4
Other services (except public administration) 16.7 16.1 0.7 -0.6 0.9 -3.6 5.9
Public administration 36.3 36.5 0.8 0.2 4.4 0.6 13.7
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,498.2 4,489.7 16.2 -8.5 100.3 -0.2 2.3
Goods-producing sector 952.1 940.1 9.9 -12.0 2.5 -1.3 0.3
Agriculture 51.6 53.9 2.6 2.3 0.2 4.5 0.4
Natural resources2 37.0 35.7 2.3 -1.3 -10.4 -3.5 -22.6
Utilities 28.3 30.5 1.3 2.2 -0.8 7.8 -2.6
Construction 315.3 304.4 6.3 -10.9 3.9 -3.5 1.3
Manufacturing 519.9 515.7 7.4 -4.2 9.7 -0.8 1.9
Services-producing sector  3,546.1 3,549.6 15.9 3.5 97.8 0.1 2.8
Wholesale and retail trade 669.5 668.6 9.2 -0.9 15.8 -0.1 2.4
Transportation and warehousing 223.5 215.9 5.2 -7.6 -0.2 -3.4 -0.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 272.2 285.5 4.9 13.3 16.6 4.9 6.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 372.9 365.0 6.8 -7.9 -12.2 -2.1 -3.2
Business, building and other support services 168.2 169.2 6.0 1.0 -7.9 0.6 -4.5
Educational services 334.1 335.7 6.6 1.6 1.0 0.5 0.3
Health care and social assistance 592.8 602.7 7.1 9.9 -3.0 1.7 -0.5
Information, culture and recreation 211.2 216.2 6.1 5.0 34.9 2.4 19.2
Accommodation and food services 237.5 228.4 6.5 -9.1 25.2 -3.8 12.4
Other services (except public administration) 178.7 180.7 4.6 2.0 23.4 1.1 14.9
Public administration 285.5 281.7 4.6 -3.8 4.3 -1.3 1.6
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,951.3 7,949.3 20.0 -2.0 182.4 -0.0 2.3
Goods-producing sector 1,602.4 1,608.7 12.3 6.3 51.8 0.4 3.3
Agriculture 73.5 84.5 3.3 11.0 11.9 15.0 16.4
Natural resources2 43.7 39.7 2.1 -4.0 5.2 -9.2 15.1
Utilities 64.6 64.9 2.4 0.3 7.3 0.5 12.7
Construction 600.7 592.0 8.3 -8.7 -1.6 -1.4 -0.3
Manufacturing 819.9 827.7 9.1 7.8 29.0 1.0 3.6
Services-producing sector  6,348.8 6,340.6 20.2 -8.2 130.6 -0.1 2.1
Wholesale and retail trade 1,137.5 1,140.5 10.9 3.0 -15.0 0.3 -1.3
Transportation and warehousing 397.4 396.4 6.4 -1.0 14.7 -0.3 3.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 693.2 681.4 8.0 -11.8 -6.7 -1.7 -1.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 810.4 805.8 9.2 -4.6 5.6 -0.6 0.7
Business, building and other support services 287.7 286.7 7.1 -1.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.0
Educational services 561.7 576.9 7.7 15.2 13.7 2.7 2.4
Health care and social assistance 966.9 971.2 8.2 4.3 52.8 0.4 5.7
Information, culture and recreation 338.9 330.6 7.7 -8.3 10.6 -2.4 3.3
Accommodation and food services 428.0 432.4 8.6 4.4 28.3 1.0 7.0
Other services (except public administration) 266.5 273.8 6.0 7.3 24.1 2.7 9.7
Public administration 460.6 444.8 5.5 -15.8 2.5 -3.4 0.6
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 696.2 689.8 3.2 -6.4 12.9 -0.9 1.9
Goods-producing sector 150.2 150.7 2.0 0.5 2.8 0.3 1.9
Agriculture 15.1 13.9 0.8 -1.2 -5.3 -7.9 -27.6
Natural resources2 7.1 6.8 0.5 -0.3 1.4 -4.2 25.9
Utilities 6.1 6.7 0.3 0.6 1.9 9.8 39.6
Construction 56.0 56.4 1.3 0.4 6.7 0.7 13.5
Manufacturing 66.0 66.9 1.3 0.9 -1.9 1.4 -2.8
Services-producing sector  546.0 539.2 3.1 -6.8 10.2 -1.2 1.9
Wholesale and retail trade 103.4 100.6 1.7 -2.8 11.6 -2.7 13.0
Transportation and warehousing 39.7 40.5 1.1 0.8 0.1 2.0 0.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 40.7 40.7 0.9 0.0 2.0 0.0 5.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 36.0 35.5 1.1 -0.5 -1.4 -1.4 -3.8
Business, building and other support services 20.8 16.0 1.1 -4.8 -7.9 -23.1 -33.1
Educational services 65.0 70.2 1.4 5.2 0.7 8.0 1.0
Health care and social assistance 102.4 104.0 1.6 1.6 2.0 1.6 2.0
Information, culture and recreation 25.0 23.3 1.1 -1.7 1.1 -6.8 5.0
Accommodation and food services 37.2 35.8 1.3 -1.4 -2.1 -3.8 -5.5
Other services (except public administration) 27.8 26.2 1.0 -1.6 -0.1 -5.8 -0.4
Public administration 48.0 46.4 1.0 -1.6 4.1 -3.3 9.7
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 589.5 583.8 3.0 -5.7 2.1 -1.0 0.4
Goods-producing sector 128.8 125.0 2.0 -3.8 -6.1 -3.0 -4.7
Agriculture 24.3 23.4 1.0 -0.9 -4.4 -3.7 -15.8
Natural resources2 21.4 21.4 0.8 0.0 3.3 0.0 18.2
Utilities 7.7 7.1 0.4 -0.6 0.1 -7.8 1.4
Construction 42.1 40.8 1.3 -1.3 -6.1 -3.1 -13.0
Manufacturing 33.3 32.3 0.9 -1.0 1.1 -3.0 3.5
Services-producing sector  460.6 458.8 2.9 -1.8 8.2 -0.4 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 97.7 93.8 1.7 -3.9 -3.4 -4.0 -3.5
Transportation and warehousing 30.1 28.6 1.0 -1.5 4.7 -5.0 19.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 29.5 31.2 0.9 1.7 -0.3 5.8 -1.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 33.6 34.1 0.9 0.5 2.0 1.5 6.2
Business, building and other support services 13.0 13.9 0.8 0.9 4.6 6.9 49.5
Educational services 49.4 53.3 1.2 3.9 5.7 7.9 12.0
Health care and social assistance 93.5 91.3 1.5 -2.2 -1.0 -2.4 -1.1
Information, culture and recreation 20.5 19.0 1.0 -1.5 -0.5 -7.3 -2.6
Accommodation and food services 31.1 31.2 1.2 0.1 -1.9 0.3 -5.7
Other services (except public administration) 25.1 25.2 1.1 0.1 -2.6 0.4 -9.4
Public administration 37.1 37.2 0.9 0.1 0.8 0.3 2.2
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,457.6 2,469.4 11.4 11.8 82.8 0.5 3.5
Goods-producing sector 583.2 588.3 7.7 5.1 19.6 0.9 3.4
Agriculture 45.3 47.3 2.7 2.0 3.3 4.4 7.5
Natural resources2 132.9 135.2 3.9 2.3 -2.3 1.7 -1.7
Utilities 20.1 19.6 1.9 -0.5 -2.6 -2.5 -11.7
Construction 244.9 242.1 5.4 -2.8 2.4 -1.1 1.0
Manufacturing 140.1 144.0 3.8 3.9 18.7 2.8 14.9
Services-producing sector  1,874.4 1,881.2 11.3 6.8 63.3 0.4 3.5
Wholesale and retail trade 373.5 369.6 6.3 -3.9 -2.2 -1.0 -0.6
Transportation and warehousing 148.9 144.4 4.2 -4.5 9.0 -3.0 6.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 129.8 138.0 3.3 8.2 11.0 6.3 8.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 240.4 235.9 4.9 -4.5 17.7 -1.9 8.1
Business, building and other support services 69.0 71.8 3.5 2.8 -1.9 4.1 -2.6
Educational services 160.6 159.6 4.4 -1.0 -6.9 -0.6 -4.1
Health care and social assistance 322.6 328.5 5.1 5.9 18.3 1.8 5.9
Information, culture and recreation 83.9 77.7 3.6 -6.2 -2.8 -7.4 -3.5
Accommodation and food services 129.2 139.8 4.3 10.6 11.6 8.2 9.0
Other services (except public administration) 100.6 98.2 3.6 -2.4 -1.0 -2.4 -1.0
Public administration 115.9 117.8 3.0 1.9 10.6 1.6 9.9
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,778.2 2,776.6 10.6 -1.6 22.8 -0.1 0.8
Goods-producing sector 499.8 476.4 6.5 -23.4 -30.9 -4.7 -6.1
Agriculture 27.9 25.2 2.0 -2.7 0.3 -9.7 1.2
Natural resources2 46.3 50.8 2.2 4.5 -0.1 9.7 -0.2
Utilities 18.6 17.8 1.3 -0.8 3.1 -4.3 21.1
Construction 232.8 212.0 4.7 -20.8 -24.0 -8.9 -10.2
Manufacturing 174.3 170.7 3.8 -3.6 -10.1 -2.1 -5.6
Services-producing sector  2,278.4 2,300.2 10.8 21.8 53.7 1.0 2.4
Wholesale and retail trade 434.9 443.2 6.0 8.3 -4.1 1.9 -0.9
Transportation and warehousing 139.1 133.5 3.6 -5.6 -10.8 -4.0 -7.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 177.4 180.6 3.2 3.2 22.6 1.8 14.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 271.5 281.2 4.9 9.7 5.7 3.6 2.1
Business, building and other support services 84.1 84.7 3.6 0.6 -4.8 0.7 -5.4
Educational services 218.1 212.4 4.1 -5.7 11.6 -2.6 5.8
Health care and social assistance 373.9 381.8 4.6 7.9 15.5 2.1 4.2
Information, culture and recreation 138.0 132.5 4.5 -5.5 -18.2 -4.0 -12.1
Accommodation and food services 194.6 197.3 4.5 2.7 16.3 1.4 9.0
Other services (except public administration) 104.5 107.4 3.2 2.9 9.2 2.8 9.4
Public administration 142.4 145.6 2.8 3.2 10.6 2.2 7.9
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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