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

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Employment by major industry group, seasonally adjusted, by province (monthly)
(Alberta)
  September 2016 August 2017 September 2017 August 2017 to September 2017 September 2016 to September 2017
  employment (thousands) % change
Alberta - All industries 2,265.4 2,286.5 2,278.7 -0.3 0.6
Goods-producing sector 575.9 581.4 584.3 0.5 1.5
Agriculture 51.4 49.0 51.2 4.5 -0.4
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas1 139.2 146.0 147.2 0.8 5.7
Utilities 19.7 22.0 21.7 -1.4 10.2
Construction 251.1 240.4 243.4 1.2 -3.1
Manufacturing 114.6 124.1 120.8 -2.7 5.4
Services-producing sector 1,689.4 1,705.0 1,694.4 -0.6 0.3
Wholesale and retail trade 331.7 335.1 334.5 -0.2 0.8
Transportation and warehousing 133.0 144.0 144.1 0.1 8.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing 106.5 107.6 107.7 0.1 1.1
Professional, scientific and technical services 179.4 176.2 174.3 -1.1 -2.8
Business, building and other support services2 78.7 83.6 83.3 -0.4 5.8
Educational services 153.2 143.7 145.8 1.5 -4.8
Health care and social assistance 268.4 269.1 272.9 1.4 1.7
Information, culture and recreation 72.9 72.0 68.6 -4.7 -5.9
Accommodation and food services 150.5 158.1 150.3 -4.9 -0.1
Other services (except public administration) 118.0 111.9 110.6 -1.2 -6.3
Public administration 97.1 103.6 102.3 -1.3 5.4

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