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Table 13
Employment generated by tourism, seasonally adjusted

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Source: Statistics Canada, National Tourism Indicators, catalogue number 13-009-X.

Transportation
Thousands of jobs
74.6 72.2 71.3 71.0 71.8 70.5 73.4 72.3
Percentage change, preceding period
-0.1 -3.2 -1.2 -0.4 1.1 -1.8 2.3 -1.5
Air transportation
Thousands of jobs
44.8 42.6 42.3 41.5 42.5 41.5 43.5 42.8
Percentage change, preceding period
0.2 -4.9 -0.7 -1.9 2.4 -2.4 2.1 -1.6
Railway transportation
Thousands of jobs
3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.2 3.1
Percentage change, preceding period
3.2 -3.1 0.0 -3.2 -3.3 0.0 0.8 -3.9
Water transportation
Thousands of jobs
1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8
Percentage change, preceding period
-5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -5.3
Bus transportation
Thousands of jobs
11.0 10.8 10.1 10.9 11.2 11.1 10.8 10.7
Percentage change, preceding period
1.9 -1.8 -6.5 7.9 2.8 -0.9 4.1 -1.2
Other transportation industries
Thousands of jobs
13.8 13.9 14.0 13.8 13.4 13.2 13.9 13.9
Percentage change, preceding period
-2.8 0.7 0.7 -1.4 -2.9 -1.5 2.2 -0.2
Accommodation
Thousands of jobs
161.7 158.4 163.2 166.3 165.2 164.6 160.6 162.4
Percentage change, preceding period
2.1 -2.0 3.0 1.9 -0.7 -0.4 -0.7 1.1
Food and beverage services
Thousands of jobs
152.4 149.9 148.6 147.9 148.1 146.9 151.0 149.7
Percentage change, preceding period
-0.9 -1.6 -0.9 -0.5 0.1 -0.8 2.6 -0.9
Other tourism industries
Thousands of jobs
113.3 113.5 112.8 112.8 111.3 110.5 114.0 113.1
Percentage change, preceding period
0.1 0.2 -0.6 0.0 -1.3 -0.7 2.1 -0.8
Recreation and entertainment
Thousands of jobs
70.4 71.2 70.6 70.6 69.4 70.2 70.0 70.7
Percentage change, preceding period
0.7 1.1 -0.8 0.0 -1.7 1.2 1.0 1.0
Travel services
Thousands of jobs
42.9 42.3 42.2 42.2 41.9 40.3 44.0 42.4
Percentage change, preceding period
-0.9 -1.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.7 -3.8 3.9 -3.7
Total tourism industries
Thousands of jobs
502.0 494.0 495.9 498.0 496.4 492.5 499.0 497.5
Percentage change, preceding period
0.4 -1.6 0.4 0.4 -0.3 -0.8 1.3 -0.3
Other industries
Thousands of jobs
121.0 119.0 118.3 118.9 120.1 120.7 120.9 119.3
Percentage change, preceding period
-0.3 -1.7 -0.6 0.5 1.0 0.5 -0.2 -1.3
Tourism activities
Thousands of jobs
623.0 613.0 614.2 616.9 616.5 613.2 619.9 616.8
Percentage change, preceding period
0.2 -1.6 0.2 0.4 -0.1 -0.5 1.0 -0.5