Table 2
Employment by class of worker and industry, Canada, seasonally adjusted

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Employment by class of worker and industry, Canada, seasonally adjusted


Table summary
This table displays the results of employment by class of worker and industry july 2012, august 2012, s.e., change from, percent change from and last month, calculated using last month, last december, twelve months ago and in thousands units of measure (appearing as column headers).

July 2012 August 2012 S.E.Note 1 Change from Percent change from
last month last December twelve months ago last month last December twelve months ago
in thousands
Class of worker
Employees 14,815.7 14,863.0 35.2 47.3 183.2 178.7 0.3 1.2 1.2
Self-employedNote 2 2,663.6 2,650.6 25.1 -13.0 -24.3 -2.1 -0.5 -0.9 -0.1
Public/private sector employees
Public sector employees 3,595.5 3,612.9 24.5 17.4 57.6 67.8 0.5 1.6 1.9
Private sector employees 11,220.2 11,250.1 37.2 29.9 125.6 110.9 0.3 1.1 1.0
Industry 17,479.3 17,513.6 28.6 34.3 158.9 176.6 0.2 0.9 1.0
Goods-producing sector 3,892.6 3,856.2 25.5 -36.4 62.3 62.2 -0.9 1.6 1.6
Agriculture 306.7 306.9 7.0 0.2 0.6 5.1 0.1 0.2 1.7
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
oil and gas extractionNote 3
364.9 373.7 7.0 8.8 18.4 56.3 2.4 5.2 17.7
Utilities 138.5 139.8 4.9 1.3 6.0 6.9 0.9 4.5 5.2
Construction 1,279.2 1,235.2 16.8 -44.0 -29.7 -30.4 -3.4 -2.3 -2.4
Manufacturing 1,803.3 1,800.6 19.2 -2.7 67.0 24.3 -0.1 3.9 1.4
Services-producing sector 13,586.8 13,657.4 33.3 70.6 96.6 114.3 0.5 0.7 0.8
Trade 2,606.4 2,619.5 23.2 13.1 -42.6 -64.9 0.5 -1.6 -2.4
Transportation and warehousing 836.4 873.5 13.7 37.1 24.0 19.7 4.4 2.8 2.3
Finance, insurance, real estate
and leasing
1,107.7 1,104.3 15.6 -3.4 52.0 0.1 -0.3 4.9 0.0
Professional, scientific and
technical services
1,274.2 1,294.2 17.8 20.0 -58.1 -8.5 1.6 -4.3 -0.7
Business, building and other
support services
698.1 717.1 13.9 19.0 56.1 43.0 2.7 8.5 6.4
Educational services 1,308.8 1,312.0 16.5 3.2 91.7 106.1 0.2 7.5 8.8
Health care and social assistance 2,142.6 2,135.4 19.0 -7.2 23.6 28.5 -0.3 1.1 1.4
Information, culture and recreation 781.8 764.6 14.4 -17.2 -8.0 -25.4 -2.2 -1.0 -3.2
Accommodation and food services 1,095.4 1,097.9 16.6 2.5 -22.4 -2.9 0.2 -2.0 -0.3
Other services 794.5 800.7 13.2 6.2 18.0 43.6 0.8 2.3 5.8
Public administration 940.8 938.3 12.5 -2.5 -37.6 -24.9 -0.3 -3.9 -2.6
1.
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
2.
Includes both incorporated and unincorporated working owners, self-employed persons who do not have a business and persons working in a family business without pay.
3.
Also referred to as Natural resources.
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0088, 282-0089.