Table 2 
Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted 

Number of employees – Seasonally adjusted
  July
2022
June
2023r
July
2023p
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
Sector aggregate1 17,619.9 18,063.9 18,068.8 4.9 448.8 0.0 2.5
Forestry, logging and support 37.6 37.4 37.0 -0.4 -0.7 -1.1 -1.8
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 209.6 214.6 214.5 -0.1 4.9 -0.1 2.3
Utilities 128.6 133.7 133.6 -0.1 5.0 -0.1 3.9
Construction 1,137.3 1,175.9 1,175.4 -0.6 38.1 -0.0 3.4
Manufacturing 1,552.8 1,573.3 1,565.7 -7.6 12.8 -0.5 0.8
Wholesale trade 817.1 823.8 821.7 -2.1 4.6 -0.3 0.6
Retail trade 2,021.4 2,021.5 2,019.2 -2.3 -2.3 -0.1 -0.1
Transportation and warehousing 810.2 843.0 840.6 -2.3 30.4 -0.3 3.8
Information and cultural industries 386.2 368.7 365.0 -3.8 -21.3 -1.0 -5.5
Finance and insurance 811.8 835.7 839.2 3.4 27.3 0.4 3.4
Real estate and rental and leasing 284.3 291.6 291.7 0.0 7.4 0.0 2.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,172.8 1,220.6 1,218.3 -2.2 45.6 -0.2 3.9
Management of companies and enterprises 123.2 126.8 125.8 -1.0 2.6 -0.8 2.1
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 833.1 839.4 838.6 -0.8 5.5 -0.1 0.7
Educational services 1,406.8 1,443.9 1,446.1 2.2 39.3 0.2 2.8
Health care and social assistance 2,218.6 2,298.2 2,302.7 4.5 84.1 0.2 3.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation 291.0 312.4 315.4 3.0 24.4 1.0 8.4
Accommodation and food services 1,267.2 1,314.3 1,312.5 -1.8 45.3 -0.1 3.6
Other services (excluding public administration) 541.8 563.8 563.9 0.1 22.2 0.0 4.1
Public administration 1,209.9 1,268.0 1,274.0 6.0 64.1 0.5 5.3
Provinces and territories              
Newfoundland and Labrador 217.9 223.5 223.1 -0.4 5.3 -0.2 2.4
Prince Edward Island 75.4 78.5 78.2 -0.3 2.8 -0.4 3.7
Nova Scotia 437.5 453.3 452.1 -1.2 14.6 -0.3 3.3
New Brunswick 344.2 353.0 352.0 -1.1 7.7 -0.3 2.2
Quebec 3,988.7 4,069.7 4,066.6 -3.1 77.9 -0.1 2.0
Ontario 6,826.8 6,975.4 6,980.2 4.8 153.4 0.1 2.2
Manitoba 627.9 645.5 648.6 3.1 20.6 0.5 3.3
Saskatchewan 494.9 509.6 508.9 -0.7 14.0 -0.1 2.8
Alberta 2,050.4 2,122.0 2,127.5 5.6 77.2 0.3 3.8
British Columbia 2,484.6 2,559.4 2,557.4 -2.0 72.8 -0.1 2.9
Yukon 24.0 24.8 24.8 -0.1 0.7 -0.3 3.1
Northwest Territories 27.2 28.0 27.7 -0.3 0.5 -0.9 1.7
Nunavut 20.4 21.1 21.7 0.6 1.4 2.9 6.8
r
revised
p
preliminary
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