Employment by major industry group, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly) (Nova Scotia)

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Employment by major industry group, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly)
(Nova Scotia)
  November 2016 October 2017 November 2017 October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  employment (thousands) % change
Nova Scotia - All industries 448.1 447.6 448.9 0.3 0.2
Goods-producing sector 82.6 79.6 80.0 0.5 -3.1
Agriculture 4.9 4.6 4.6 0.0 -6.1
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 12.3 9.8 9.3 -5.1 -24.4
Utilities 3.4 4.1 4.1 0.0 20.6
Construction 33.7 29.6 29.8 0.7 -11.6
Manufacturing 28.3 31.5 32.2 2.2 13.8
Services-producing sector 365.6 368.0 369.0 0.3 0.9
Wholesale and retail trade 74.3 75.0 75.8 1.1 2.0
Transportation and warehousing 19.8 19.9 19.5 -2.0 -1.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 23.3 23.5 23.4 -0.4 0.4
Professional, scientific and technical services 27.1 27.4 27.9 1.8 3.0
Business, building and other support services2 16.8 18.0 18.7 3.9 11.3
Educational services 36.3 37.9 38.4 1.3 5.8
Health care and social assistance 74.8 71.5 70.8 -1.0 -5.3
Information, culture and recreation 16.1 16.8 16.3 -3.0 1.2
Accommodation and food services 28.2 30.0 30.9 3.0 9.6
Other services (except public administration) 20.3 18.2 18.9 3.8 -6.9
Public administration 28.6 29.7 28.4 -4.4 -0.7

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