Table 6 
Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted 

Employment by province and industry, seasonally adjusted
  August
2023
September
2023
Standard error1 August to September 2023 September 2022 to September 2023 August to September 2023 September 2022 to September 2023
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Total employed, all industries 237.3 236.7 2.2 -0.6 3.0 -0.3 1.3
Goods-producing sector 48.2 48.3 1.4 0.1 -0.6 0.2 -1.2
Agriculture 1.3 1.5 0.2 0.2 1.0 15.4 200.0
Natural resources2 16.5 17.1 0.9 0.6 0.5 3.6 3.0
Utilities 2.3 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.6 8.7 31.6
Construction 18.4 18.4 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.0 2.8
Manufacturing 9.8 8.8 0.8 -1.0 -3.2 -10.2 -26.7
Services-producing sector  189.1 188.5 1.9 -0.6 3.7 -0.3 2.0
Wholesale and retail trade 38.7 37.5 0.9 -1.2 1.6 -3.1 4.5
Transportation and warehousing 13.0 12.9 0.6 -0.1 1.2 -0.8 10.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 6.9 6.5 0.4 -0.4 -1.0 -5.8 -13.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 11.8 11.3 0.5 -0.5 -0.4 -4.2 -3.4
Business, building and other support services 6.2 6.8 0.5 0.6 1.6 9.7 30.8
Educational services 16.9 16.9 0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.6
Health care and social assistance 44.6 46.3 0.8 1.7 1.7 3.8 3.8
Information, culture and recreation 8.5 6.9 0.5 -1.6 0.3 -18.8 4.5
Accommodation and food services 13.6 14.3 0.7 0.7 0.0 5.1 0.0
Other services (except public administration) 8.1 8.8 0.6 0.7 -0.3 8.6 -3.3
Public administration 20.8 20.2 0.6 -0.6 -1.0 -2.9 -4.7
Prince Edward Island              
Total employed, all industries 89.9 92.6 1.1 2.7 10.1 3.0 12.2
Goods-producing sector 24.0 23.1 0.7 -0.9 2.5 -3.8 12.1
Agriculture 5.0 4.9 0.3 -0.1 1.6 -2.0 48.5
Natural resources2 1.8 1.8 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -10.0
Utilities 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.1 x -25.0 x
Construction 8.2 8.2 0.4 0.0 1.7 0.0 26.2
Manufacturing 8.6 7.9 0.5 -0.7 -0.7 -8.1 -8.1
Services-producing sector  65.9 69.4 1.0 3.5 7.6 5.3 12.3
Wholesale and retail trade 10.2 10.6 0.5 0.4 -0.5 3.9 -4.5
Transportation and warehousing 2.2 3.1 0.2 0.9 1.3 40.9 72.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 4.0 3.8 0.2 -0.2 1.3 -5.0 52.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 5.0 4.6 0.3 -0.4 -0.1 -8.0 -2.1
Business, building and other support services 1.6 1.3 0.3 -0.3 -1.0 -18.8 -43.5
Educational services 5.8 6.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 8.6 8.6
Health care and social assistance 13.9 14.9 0.4 1.0 2.7 7.2 22.1
Information, culture and recreation 3.3 3.1 0.3 -0.2 0.1 -6.1 3.3
Accommodation and food services 5.7 6.9 0.5 1.2 3.0 21.1 76.9
Other services (except public administration) 3.6 3.8 0.3 0.2 0.4 5.6 11.8
Public administration 10.6 11.1 0.4 0.5 0.0 4.7 0.0
Nova Scotia              
Total employed, all industries 491.6 494.8 3.0 3.2 9.0 0.7 1.9
Goods-producing sector 91.1 88.2 1.9 -2.9 -6.4 -3.2 -6.8
Agriculture 6.0 5.9 0.6 -0.1 1.2 -1.7 25.5
Natural resources2 7.4 7.8 0.9 0.4 -2.4 5.4 -23.5
Utilities 2.7 2.6 0.3 -0.1 -1.6 -3.7 -38.1
Construction 37.6 36.3 1.3 -1.3 -6.6 -3.5 -15.4
Manufacturing 37.4 35.6 1.1 -1.8 3.0 -4.8 9.2
Services-producing sector  400.4 406.5 2.9 6.1 15.3 1.5 3.9
Wholesale and retail trade 78.9 80.2 1.6 1.3 2.4 1.6 3.1
Transportation and warehousing 21.8 22.7 1.0 0.9 4.4 4.1 24.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 28.6 29.0 0.8 0.4 2.4 1.4 9.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 37.2 39.0 1.2 1.8 1.6 4.8 4.3
Business, building and other support services 18.2 19.5 0.9 1.3 1.7 7.1 9.6
Educational services 37.0 38.5 1.1 1.5 2.4 4.1 6.6
Health care and social assistance 76.9 72.5 1.4 -4.4 -7.4 -5.7 -9.3
Information, culture and recreation 20.6 20.7 1.0 0.1 1.3 0.5 6.7
Accommodation and food services 29.5 29.5 1.1 0.0 1.3 0.0 4.6
Other services (except public administration) 20.3 21.1 1.0 0.8 3.3 3.9 18.5
Public administration 31.4 33.7 0.9 2.3 1.7 7.3 5.3
New Brunswick              
Total employed, all industries 389.1 386.4 2.4 -2.7 8.1 -0.7 2.1
Goods-producing sector 78.5 76.8 1.6 -1.7 -0.7 -2.2 -0.9
Agriculture 5.9 6.3 0.5 0.4 -0.6 6.8 -8.7
Natural resources2 6.7 6.7 0.7 0.0 -2.3 0.0 -25.6
Utilities 4.7 5.4 0.2 0.7 1.4 14.9 35.0
Construction 32.8 30.9 1.1 -1.9 1.0 -5.8 3.3
Manufacturing 28.4 27.6 0.9 -0.8 -0.1 -2.8 -0.4
Services-producing sector  310.6 309.5 2.2 -1.1 8.7 -0.4 2.9
Wholesale and retail trade 59.2 55.7 1.2 -3.5 -3.9 -5.9 -6.5
Transportation and warehousing 18.7 20.2 0.6 1.5 2.4 8.0 13.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 20.1 20.1 0.6 0.0 2.2 0.0 12.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 23.1 21.8 0.8 -1.3 -0.6 -5.6 -2.7
Business, building and other support services 13.2 12.3 0.7 -0.9 -0.1 -6.8 -0.8
Educational services 28.4 30.1 0.9 1.7 -1.0 6.0 -3.2
Health care and social assistance 62.5 63.3 1.1 0.8 4.3 1.3 7.3
Information, culture and recreation 12.3 13.2 0.8 0.9 2.4 7.3 22.2
Accommodation and food services 20.8 22.3 0.9 1.5 0.8 7.2 3.7
Other services (except public administration) 15.9 16.1 0.7 0.2 0.6 1.3 3.9
Public administration 36.4 34.5 0.8 -1.9 1.7 -5.2 5.2
Quebec              
Total employed, all industries 4,504.5 4,543.2 16.2 38.7 125.4 0.9 2.8
Goods-producing sector 925.9 936.9 9.9 11.0 10.3 1.2 1.1
Agriculture 51.5 49.5 2.6 -2.0 -11.5 -3.9 -18.9
Natural resources2 36.9 33.4 2.3 -3.5 -11.8 -9.5 -26.1
Utilities 29.0 29.2 1.3 0.2 -1.9 0.7 -6.1
Construction 313.6 314.1 6.3 0.5 22.0 0.2 7.5
Manufacturing 495.0 510.7 7.4 15.7 13.5 3.2 2.7
Services-producing sector  3,578.6 3,606.2 15.9 27.6 115.0 0.8 3.3
Wholesale and retail trade 656.4 682.0 9.2 25.6 14.2 3.9 2.1
Transportation and warehousing 219.3 211.2 5.2 -8.1 1.4 -3.7 0.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 277.1 272.2 4.9 -4.9 -0.4 -1.8 -0.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 382.0 377.9 6.8 -4.1 -7.7 -1.1 -2.0
Business, building and other support services 173.7 170.3 6.0 -3.4 -1.2 -2.0 -0.7
Educational services 340.1 350.8 6.6 10.7 23.5 3.1 7.2
Health care and social assistance 609.9 604.4 7.1 -5.5 -12.1 -0.9 -2.0
Information, culture and recreation 214.3 213.1 6.1 -1.2 31.8 -0.6 17.5
Accommodation and food services 234.5 245.8 6.5 11.3 26.1 4.8 11.9
Other services (except public administration) 187.2 184.4 4.6 -2.8 26.7 -1.5 16.9
Public administration 284.1 294.1 4.6 10.0 12.7 3.5 4.5
Ontario              
Total employed, all industries 7,940.3 7,960.2 20.0 19.9 245.3 0.3 3.2
Goods-producing sector 1,605.0 1,596.1 12.3 -8.9 48.4 -0.6 3.1
Agriculture 80.1 81.3 3.3 1.2 12.4 1.5 18.0
Natural resources2 41.1 40.4 2.1 -0.7 2.9 -1.7 7.7
Utilities 66.9 65.0 2.4 -1.9 3.4 -2.8 5.5
Construction 602.8 596.4 8.3 -6.4 10.1 -1.1 1.7
Manufacturing 814.1 813.0 9.1 -1.1 19.6 -0.1 2.5
Services-producing sector  6,335.3 6,364.2 20.2 28.9 197.0 0.5 3.2
Wholesale and retail trade 1,150.3 1,133.0 10.9 -17.3 -3.5 -1.5 -0.3
Transportation and warehousing 394.3 406.4 6.4 12.1 32.8 3.1 8.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 687.2 673.9 8.0 -13.3 -10.0 -1.9 -1.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 830.0 841.7 9.2 11.7 51.9 1.4 6.6
Business, building and other support services 275.5 275.3 7.1 -0.2 -12.8 -0.1 -4.4
Educational services 541.3 569.1 7.7 27.8 17.0 5.1 3.1
Health care and social assistance 969.2 985.0 8.2 15.8 54.4 1.6 5.8
Information, culture and recreation 333.0 313.4 7.7 -19.6 3.8 -5.9 1.2
Accommodation and food services 430.5 437.5 8.6 7.0 34.6 1.6 8.6
Other services (except public administration) 276.3 276.3 6.0 0.0 20.8 0.0 8.1
Public administration 447.7 452.6 5.5 4.9 7.8 1.1 1.8
Manitoba              
Total employed, all industries 691.3 700.1 3.2 8.8 21.8 1.3 3.2
Goods-producing sector 151.3 154.4 2.0 3.1 7.3 2.0 5.0
Agriculture 13.2 14.1 0.8 0.9 -3.0 6.8 -17.5
Natural resources2 5.6 7.0 0.5 1.4 1.1 25.0 18.6
Utilities 6.7 6.6 0.3 -0.1 1.6 -1.5 32.0
Construction 57.8 56.0 1.3 -1.8 5.3 -3.1 10.5
Manufacturing 68.0 70.6 1.3 2.6 2.1 3.8 3.1
Services-producing sector  540.0 545.7 3.1 5.7 14.5 1.1 2.7
Wholesale and retail trade 101.2 101.5 1.7 0.3 12.5 0.3 14.0
Transportation and warehousing 40.3 43.6 1.1 3.3 3.0 8.2 7.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 42.9 41.8 0.9 -1.1 0.3 -2.6 0.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 34.7 34.3 1.1 -0.4 -2.8 -1.2 -7.5
Business, building and other support services 18.4 18.6 1.1 0.2 -5.7 1.1 -23.5
Educational services 64.4 64.6 1.4 0.2 -2.7 0.3 -4.0
Health care and social assistance 105.3 108.7 1.6 3.4 5.2 3.2 5.0
Information, culture and recreation 22.8 24.4 1.1 1.6 2.2 7.0 9.9
Accommodation and food services 35.9 33.7 1.3 -2.2 -0.6 -6.1 -1.7
Other services (except public administration) 28.4 28.0 1.0 -0.4 0.4 -1.4 1.4
Public administration 45.7 46.7 1.0 1.0 2.8 2.2 6.4
Saskatchewan              
Total employed, all industries 586.6 592.6 3.0 6.0 13.9 1.0 2.4
Goods-producing sector 125.2 127.8 2.0 2.6 -1.6 2.1 -1.2
Agriculture 23.6 24.4 1.0 0.8 -4.0 3.4 -14.1
Natural resources2 20.4 20.0 0.8 -0.4 0.1 -2.0 0.5
Utilities 7.1 7.0 0.4 -0.1 -0.5 -1.4 -6.7
Construction 43.0 42.7 1.3 -0.3 0.0 -0.7 0.0
Manufacturing 31.2 33.7 0.9 2.5 2.8 8.0 9.1
Services-producing sector  461.3 464.8 2.9 3.5 15.5 0.8 3.4
Wholesale and retail trade 96.5 100.1 1.7 3.6 2.5 3.7 2.6
Transportation and warehousing 31.4 30.4 1.0 -1.0 3.9 -3.2 14.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 29.5 27.3 0.9 -2.2 -3.0 -7.5 -9.9
Professional, scientific and technical services 34.4 36.7 0.9 2.3 6.7 6.7 22.3
Business, building and other support services 15.4 16.1 0.8 0.7 5.7 4.5 54.8
Educational services 50.4 55.7 1.2 5.3 9.9 10.5 21.6
Health care and social assistance 90.0 86.6 1.5 -3.4 -10.1 -3.8 -10.4
Information, culture and recreation 20.5 20.4 1.0 -0.1 0.6 -0.5 3.0
Accommodation and food services 31.5 30.2 1.2 -1.3 -1.5 -4.1 -4.7
Other services (except public administration) 25.8 25.9 1.1 0.1 -1.1 0.4 -4.1
Public administration 35.8 35.3 0.9 -0.5 1.8 -1.4 5.4
Alberta              
Total employed, all industries 2,487.1 2,449.3 11.4 -37.8 67.2 -1.5 2.8
Goods-producing sector 600.1 580.5 7.7 -19.6 6.3 -3.3 1.1
Agriculture 43.2 43.5 2.7 0.3 -2.3 0.7 -5.0
Natural resources2 139.6 141.6 3.9 2.0 9.3 1.4 7.0
Utilities 18.3 18.1 1.9 -0.2 -6.1 -1.1 -25.2
Construction 249.3 230.6 5.4 -18.7 -5.6 -7.5 -2.4
Manufacturing 149.6 146.8 3.8 -2.8 11.2 -1.9 8.3
Services-producing sector  1,887.0 1,868.7 11.3 -18.3 60.7 -1.0 3.4
Wholesale and retail trade 375.6 360.7 6.3 -14.9 -2.2 -4.0 -0.6
Transportation and warehousing 144.6 150.1 4.2 5.5 16.2 3.8 12.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 131.9 127.3 3.3 -4.6 -2.6 -3.5 -2.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 241.7 234.6 4.9 -7.1 6.1 -2.9 2.7
Business, building and other support services 75.1 77.7 3.5 2.6 6.8 3.5 9.6
Educational services 147.6 161.7 4.4 14.1 -2.7 9.6 -1.6
Health care and social assistance 332.8 330.3 5.1 -2.5 23.6 -0.8 7.7
Information, culture and recreation 80.4 82.2 3.6 1.8 3.0 2.2 3.8
Accommodation and food services 138.2 137.6 4.3 -0.6 10.7 -0.4 8.4
Other services (except public administration) 104.2 97.9 3.6 -6.3 -0.4 -6.0 -0.4
Public administration 115.0 108.6 3.0 -6.4 2.2 -5.6 2.1
British Columbia              
Total employed, all industries 2,788.6 2,814.3 10.6 25.7 48.3 0.9 1.7
Goods-producing sector 477.0 483.7 6.5 6.7 -17.7 1.4 -3.5
Agriculture 25.4 23.5 2.0 -1.9 -1.0 -7.5 -4.1
Natural resources2 54.9 55.2 2.2 0.3 5.1 0.5 10.2
Utilities 17.4 16.9 1.3 -0.5 1.3 -2.9 8.3
Construction 210.3 222.9 4.7 12.6 -17.7 6.0 -7.4
Manufacturing 169.2 165.3 3.8 -3.9 -5.4 -2.3 -3.2
Services-producing sector  2,311.6 2,330.5 10.8 18.9 65.9 0.8 2.9
Wholesale and retail trade 442.0 436.9 6.0 -5.1 6.9 -1.2 1.6
Transportation and warehousing 144.6 148.5 3.6 3.9 10.8 2.7 7.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 172.9 179.5 3.2 6.6 12.5 3.8 7.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 285.6 292.1 4.9 6.5 9.7 2.3 3.4
Business, building and other support services 89.5 90.7 3.6 1.2 -2.2 1.3 -2.4
Educational services 222.6 226.6 4.1 4.0 13.5 1.8 6.3
Health care and social assistance 376.1 372.7 4.6 -3.4 3.1 -0.9 0.8
Information, culture and recreation 127.9 134.2 4.5 6.3 -11.4 4.9 -7.8
Accommodation and food services 194.7 188.0 4.5 -6.7 2.0 -3.4 1.1
Other services (except public administration) 110.6 118.9 3.2 8.3 16.9 7.5 16.6
Public administration 145.2 142.5 2.8 -2.7 4.3 -1.9 3.1
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Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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