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 the results of employment by class of worker and industry november 2012, december 2012, s.e. , change from, percent change from and last month, calculated using last month, last december, twelve months ago and                                                    in thousands units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  November 2012 December 2012 S.E.  Note 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 14,951.6 15,014.1 35.2 62.5 334.3 334.3 0.4 2.3 2.3
Self-employed  Note 2 2,675.3 2,652.5 25.1 -22.8 -22.4 -22.4 -0.9 -0.8 -0.8
Public/private sector employees  
Public sector employees 3,644.4 3,647.6 24.5 3.2 92.3 92.3 0.1 2.6 2.6
Private sector employees 11,307.1 11,366.5 37.2 59.4 242.0 242.0 0.5 2.2 2.2
Industry 17,626.8 17,666.6 28.6 39.8 311.9 311.9 0.2 1.8 1.8
Goods-producing sector 3,865.2 3,880.4 25.5 15.2 86.5 86.5 0.4 2.3 2.3
Agriculture 308.4 313.8 7.0 5.4 7.5 7.5 1.8 2.4 2.4
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
oil and gas extraction  Note 3
371.4 357.5 7.0 -13.9 2.2 2.2 -3.7 0.6 0.6
Utilities 148.4 145.0 4.9 -3.4 11.2 11.2 -2.3 8.4 8.4
Construction 1,259.1 1,276.9 16.8 17.8 12.0 12.0 1.4 0.9 0.9
Manufacturing 1,777.9 1,787.2 19.2 9.3 53.6 53.6 0.5 3.1 3.1
Services-producing sector 13,761.7 13,786.2 33.3 24.5 225.4 225.4 0.2 1.7 1.7
Trade 2,676.8 2,690.7 23.2 13.9 28.6 28.6 0.5 1.1 1.1
Transportation and warehousing 838.7 860.2 13.7 21.5 10.7 10.7 2.6 1.3 1.3
Finance, insurance, real estate
and leasing
1,117.0 1,119.5 15.6 2.5 67.2 67.2 0.2 6.4 6.4
Professional, scientific and
technical services
1,324.7 1,283.2 17.8 -41.5 -69.1 -69.1 -3.1 -5.1 -5.1
Business, building and other
support services
685.4 697.4 13.9 12.0 36.4 36.4 1.8 5.5 5.5
Educational services 1,314.2 1,323.8 16.5 9.6 103.5 103.5 0.7 8.5 8.5
Health care and social assistance 2,156.3 2,173.5 19.0 17.2 61.7 61.7 0.8 2.9 2.9
Information, culture and recreation 794.5 795.4 14.4 0.9 22.8 22.8 0.1 3.0 3.0
Accommodation and food services 1,111.8 1,112.5 16.6 0.7 -7.8 -7.8 0.1 -0.7 -0.7
Other services 776.6 776.7 13.2 0.1 -6.0 -6.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.8
Public administration 965.8 953.2 12.5 -12.6 -22.7 -22.7 -1.3 -2.3 -2.3
1.
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
2.
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.
3.
Also referred to as Natural resources.
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0088, 282-0089.