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

Job vacancies and job vacancy rate, adjusted for seasonality
Payroll employment2 – July
2023p
Job vacancies – July
2023p
Job vacancy rate – July
2023p
  thousandsthousands %
Sector aggregate3 17,164.9 701.3 3.9
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 237.8 10.1 4.1
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 213.6 7.6 3.5
Utilities 135.1 3.1E 2.2E
Construction 1,171.2 61.8 5.0
Manufacturing 1,574.0 54.3 3.3
Wholesale trade 824.0 28.5 3.3
Retail trade 2,014.9 73.1 3.5
Transportation and warehousing 833.0 37.9 4.4
Information and cultural industries 369.8 9.5E 2.5E
Finance and insurance 834.9 21.3 2.5
Real estate and rental and leasing 292.9 9.7 3.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,222.2 41.4 3.3
Management of companies and enterprises 127.3 2.2 1.7
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 837.9 43.2 4.9
Educational services 1,441.1 19.5 1.3
Health care and social assistance 2,299.9 139.2 5.7
Arts, entertainment and recreation 310.3 11.6 3.6
Accommodation and food services 1,316.1 79.5 5.7
Other services (excluding public administration) 562.1 32.0 5.4
Public administration4 547.1 15.8 2.8
Provinces and territories      
Newfoundland and Labrador 197.1 7.4 3.6
Prince Edward Island 70.3 2.9 3.9
Nova Scotia 420.6 17.1 3.9
New Brunswick 352.3 11.5 3.2
Quebec 3,844.7 181.5 4.5
Ontario 6,644.0 242.6 3.5
Manitoba 604.5 23.7 3.8
Saskatchewan 488.2 22.2 4.3
Alberta 2,051.9 80.1 3.8
British Columbia 2,433.2 109.2 4.3
Yukon 19.6 F F
Northwest Territories 22.4 F F
Nunavut 16.2 F F
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
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