Table 1 Total employed by class of worker

  October 2008 October 2009 Change1
'000 '000 %
Employed 17,270.7 16,909.4 -361.2 -2.1
Self-employed 2,655.5 2,770.5 115.1 4.3
Paid employees 14,615.2 14,138.9 -476.3 -3.3
Full-time 11,902.3 11,530.7 -371.6 -3.1
Part-time 2,712.9 2,608.2 -104.7 -3.9
1. Changes between October 2008 and October 2009 were all significantly different at the 0.05 level.
Note: Similar trends were found with seasonally adjusted data.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, not seasonally adjusted.
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