Table 2
Employment by class of worker and industry (based on NAICS1) – Seasonally adjusted

Employment by class of worker and industry (based on NAICS1) – Seasonally adjusted
  November 2013 December 2013 Standard error2 November to December 2013 December 2012 to December 2013 November to December 2013 December 2012 to December 2013
  thousands change in thousands % change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,109.1 15,101.1 35.5 -8.0 85.1 -0.1 0.6
Self-employed 2,706.4 2,668.5 25.2 -37.9 16.9 -1.4 0.6
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,602.2 3,620.4 25.0 18.2 -28.1 0.5 -0.8
Private 11,507.0 11,480.7 37.7 -26.3 113.2 -0.2 1.0
All industries 17,815.5 17,769.6 28.9 -45.9 102.0 -0.3 0.6
Goods-producing sector 3,905.6 3,881.8 26.6 -23.8 2.4 -0.6 0.1
Agriculture 309.1 299.3 7.3 -9.8 -14.0 -3.2 -4.5
Natural resources3 385.7 377.7 7.2 -8.0 20.3 -2.1 5.7
Utilities 157.2 157.9 5.0 0.7 12.9 0.4 8.9
Construction 1,315.4 1,301.3 17.2 -14.1 24.8 -1.1 1.9
Manufacturing 1,738.1 1,745.6 20.0 7.5 -41.6 0.4 -2.3
Services-producing sector 13,909.9 13,887.8 34.4 -22.1 99.6 -0.2 0.7
Trade 2,700.9 2,696.3 23.7 -4.6 5.5 -0.2 0.2
Transportation and warehousing 872.4 868.9 14.1 -3.5 8.8 -0.4 1.0
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,132.8 1,134.2 16.3 1.4 14.7 0.1 1.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,356.7 1,368.8 18.4 12.1 85.5 0.9 6.7
Business, building and other support services 725.8 712.8 14.2 -13.0 13.9 -1.8 2.0
Educational services 1,298.3 1,279.8 16.7 -18.5 -44.0 -1.4 -3.3
Health care and social assistance 2,182.2 2,204.3 19.4 22.1 30.4 1.0 1.4
Information, culture and recreation 800.8 806.0 14.5 5.2 10.6 0.6 1.3
Accommodation and food services 1,148.5 1,132.5 16.9 -16.0 20.0 -1.4 1.8
Other services 775.9 760.9 13.7 -15.0 -15.7 -1.9 -2.0
Public administration 915.7 923.3 13.1 7.6 -30.0 0.8 -3.1
North American Industry Classification System.
Average standard error for change in two consecutive months. See "Sampling variability of estimates" in the section "About the Labour Force Survey" at the end of the publication Labour Force Information (Catalogue number71-001-X) for further explanations.
Also referred to as forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas.
Note(s): 
Related CANSIM tables 282-0088 and 282-0089. The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.