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Table 30.4 Employment in transportation and warehousing, selected industries, 1994 to 2008

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Table 30.4  Employment in transportation and warehousing, selected industries, 1994 to 2008
  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  number
Transportation and warehousing 549,518 553,249 555,148 566,196 582,593 588,436 599,227 595,098 600,305 608,331 627,973 644,095 663,583 685,332 691,909
Air transportation 45,461 48,399 49,823 55,414 60,367 62,400 62,751 61,991 57,576 60,508 59,576 60,978 61,159 68,453 65,971
Rail transportation 54,907 52,226 48,659 46,099 46,323 45,989 47,275 45,991 46,005 44,545 43,256 42,669 41,429 40,496 40,151
Water transportation 11,143 12,886 13,274 11,744 11,018 11,636 12,765 11,939 12,055 x x x x x x
Truck transportation 137,754 141,304 145,125 155,044 156,256 156,362 157,250 166,409 168,389 166,207 172,019 176,893 179,588 181,942 182,376
Transit and ground passenger transportation 95,453 91,245 91,752 91,173 91,776 93,039 97,161 92,757 101,602 104,617 112,311 115,571 116,925 119,760 118,881
Pipeline transportation 5,310 5,086 4,842 4,943 4,694 4,653 4,949 4,369 4,344 x x x x x x
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 1,791 1,931 1,872 1,786 1,780 1,903 2,051 2,855 2,879 x x x x x x
Support activities for transportation 69,741 69,385 66,534 68,732 71,285 76,532 78,978 77,103 79,489 83,381 85,313 87,872 92,206 96,283 97,601
Couriers and messengers 36,070 36,815 37,047 38,160 39,215 38,501 38,271 38,685 37,046 37,432 38,909 40,914 43,794 45,862 46,894
Warehousing and storage 25,949 25,568 27,584 27,144 28,350 29,033 29,436 28,477 28,044 29,586 31,096 32,437 41,013 43,365 43,822
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 281-0024.

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