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 employment by class of worker and industry for Canada. The data in this table is seasonally adjusted. The row headers provide information for the class of workers and the industries. The column headers provide information on the current and last month in thousands, the standard error, as well as the number change (in thousands) and the percentage change from last month, from last December and from twelve months ago.
  November 2014 December  2014 S.E. 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 15,220.2 15,230.8 35.6 10.6 131.1 131.1 0.1 0.9 0.9
Self-employed 2 2,737.7 2,722.8 25.9 -14.9 54.6 54.6 -0.5 2.0 2.0
Public/private sector employees  
Public sector employees 3,650.8 3,656.3 25.0 5.5 34.0 34.0 0.2 0.9 0.9
Private sector employees 11,569.4 11,574.5 38.2 5.1 97.1 97.1 0.0 0.8 0.8
Industry 17,957.9 17,953.6 28.5 -4.3 185.7 185.7 0.0 1.0 1.0
Goods-producing sector 3,932.8 3,954.9 26.0 22.1 80.8 80.8 0.6 2.1 2.1
Agriculture 305.1 319.8 7.8 14.7 20.5 20.5 4.8 6.8 6.8
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 3 372.5 382.7 7.9 10.2 5.0 5.0 2.7 1.3 1.3
Utilities 152.6 155.4 5.3 2.8 -1.8 -1.8 1.8 -1.1 -1.1
Construction 1,350.5 1,363.1 17.6 12.6 68.7 68.7 0.9 5.3 5.3
Manufacturing 1,752.3 1,734.0 18.9 -18.3 -11.5 -11.5 -1.0 -0.7 -0.7
Services-producing sector 14,025.1 13,998.7 34.4 -26.4 104.9 104.9 -0.2 0.8 0.8
Trade 2,697.3 2,707.8 24.3 10.5 11.5 11.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Transportation and warehousing 872.4 883.9 14.6 11.5 15.0 15.0 1.3 1.7 1.7
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,155.6 1,152.5 16.7 -3.1 18.3 18.3 -0.3 1.6 1.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,347.2 1,334.0 18.7 -13.2 -34.8 -34.8 -1.0 -2.5 -2.5
Business, building and other support services 713.4 717.5 14.2 4.1 1.8 1.8 0.6 0.3 0.3
Educational services 1,314.5 1,319.4 16.2 4.9 39.7 39.7 0.4 3.1 3.1
Health care and social assistance 2,248.4 2,243.6 19.4 -4.8 39.0 39.0 -0.2 1.8 1.8
Information, culture and recreation 780.1 775.9 14.8 -4.2 -30.1 -30.1 -0.5 -3.7 -3.7
Accommodation and food services 1,203.5 1,170.7 17.1 -32.8 38.3 38.3 -2.7 3.4 3.4
Other services 754.7 741.2 13.5 -13.5 -19.7 -19.7 -1.8 -2.6 -2.6
Public administration 937.9 952.1 12.4 14.2 25.8 25.8 1.5 2.8 2.8
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
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.
Also referred to as Natural resources.
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0088, 282-0089. The sum of individual categories may not always add to the total due to rounding.
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