Employment by major industry group, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly) (Prince Edward Island)

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Employment by major industry group, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly)
(Prince Edward Island)
  November 2016 October 2017 November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  employment (thousands) % change
Prince Edward Island - All industries 71.5 72.6 74.0 1.9 3.5
Goods-producing sector 16.3 17.4 18.4 5.7 12.9
Agriculture 2.8 2.8 3.2 14.3 14.3
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 1.9 2.8 2.6 -7.1 36.8
Utilities 0.3 x x x x
Construction 5.0 5.4 5.7 5.6 14.0
Manufacturing 6.3 6.3 6.7 6.3 6.3
Services-producing sector 55.3 55.2 55.6 0.7 0.5
Wholesale and retail trade 10.5 11.5 11.1 -3.5 5.7
Transportation and warehousing 2.5 2.7 2.8 3.7 12.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 2.8 2.6 2.5 -3.8 -10.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 3.3 3.6 3.8 5.6 15.2
Business, building and other support services2 2.3 1.8 1.5 -16.7 -34.8
Educational services 5.4 5.1 5.3 3.9 -1.9
Health care and social assistance 10.1 10.6 10.8 1.9 6.9
Information, culture and recreation 2.9 2.6 2.5 -3.8 -13.8
Accommodation and food services 5.5 5.0 5.3 6.0 -3.6
Other services (except public administration) 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.2 0.0
Public administration 6.7 6.5 6.8 4.6 1.5

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