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
2016
December
2016
Standard error2 November to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016 November to December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,414.1 15,486.2 36.7 72.1 292.2 0.5 1.9
Self-employed 2,757.2 2,738.8 26.5 -18.4 -78.1 -0.7 -2.8
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,644.3 3,672.9 21.0 28.6 70.6 0.8 2.0
Private 11,769.8 11,813.3 36.8 43.5 221.7 0.4 1.9
All industries 18,171.3 18,225.0 29.9 53.7 214.1 0.3 1.2
Goods-producing sector 3,823.3 3,825.0 16.9 1.7 -61.6 0.0 -1.6
Agriculture 290.2 283.4 5.6 -6.8 -14.0 -2.3 -4.7
Natural resources3 326.7 322.6 5.3 -4.1 -29.3 -1.3 -8.3
Utilities 136.9 140.2 2.8 3.3 7.9 2.4 6.0
Construction 1,390.9 1,396.6 11.6 5.7 27.2 0.4 2.0
Manufacturing 1,678.6 1,682.2 11.0 3.6 -53.4 0.2 -3.1
Services-producing sector 14,348.0 14,400.0 28.5 52.0 275.8 0.4 2.0
Trade 2,752.8 2,761.7 15.2 8.9 38.1 0.3 1.4
Transportation and warehousing 908.9 911.3 8.3 2.4 1.8 0.3 0.2
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,146.7 1,149.2 8.7 2.5 38.9 0.2 3.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,384.9 1,413.0 11.3 28.1 15.8 2.0 1.1
Business, building and other support services 761.8 751.7 10.5 -10.1 -8.6 -1.3 -1.1
Educational services 1,276.8 1,284.3 10.5 7.5 12.8 0.6 1.0
Health care and social assistance 2,336.5 2,350.4 11.5 13.9 19.3 0.6 0.8
Information, culture and recreation 799.6 799.8 10.2 0.2 48.5 0.0 6.5
Accommodation and food services 1,226.1 1,219.3 11.8 -6.8 31.2 -0.6 2.6
Other services 799.1 804.0 8.2 4.9 42.2 0.6 5.5
Public administration 954.6 955.5 7.5 0.9 35.9 0.1 3.9
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 282-0088 and 282-0089.
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