Table 281-0023 4151618
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH), employment by type of employee and detailed North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), unadjusted for seasonality
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by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS); Geography= Canada; Type of employee= All employees
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH), employment by type of employee and detailed North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), unadjusted for seasonality, monthly (persons)
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 18 2017
January February March April May
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Industrial aggregate including unclassified businesses [00-91N] 56 15,754,949A 15,831,836A 15,871,705A 15,953,390A 16,241,921A
Industrial aggregate excluding unclassified businesses [11-91N] 56 15,455,186A 15,528,731A 15,558,538A 15,635,106A 15,913,242A
Goods producing industries [11-33N] 7 2,671,098A 2,708,442A 2,719,556A 2,747,688A 2,853,490A
Forestry, logging and support [11N] 8 36,083A 37,152A 35,920A 32,283A 34,517A
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction [21] 187,252A 193,051A 195,435A 194,072A 195,328A
Utilities [22221] 117,338A 119,051A 118,015A 118,138A 119,542A
Construction [23] 874,136A 894,900A 901,519A 925,262A 990,731A
Manufacturing [31-33] 1,456,290A 1,464,289A 1,468,667A 1,477,933A 1,513,372A
Service producing industries [41-91N] 11 12,784,088A 12,820,289A 12,838,982A 12,887,418A 13,059,752A
Trade [41-45N] 12 2,724,191A 2,675,790A 2,663,520A 2,683,681A 2,726,171A
Transportation and warehousing [48-49] 740,080A 737,518A 732,249A 738,922A 748,587A
Information and cultural industries [51] 339,885A 343,054A 344,392A 338,966A 341,435A
Finance and insurance [52] 723,398A 722,559A 719,863A 719,943A 729,632A
Real estate and rental and leasing [53] 289,639A 287,060A 283,411A 285,388A 290,893A
Professional, scientific and technical services [54541] 869,254A 872,831A 875,203A 878,246A 891,360A
Management of companies and enterprises [55551] 95,676A 97,566A 95,314A 95,943A 98,019A
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services [56] 760,446A 758,506A 764,063A 776,921A 804,501A
Educational services [61611] 1,290,044A 1,362,241A 1,370,706A 1,361,877A 1,323,195A
Health care and social assistance [62] 1,884,088A 1,886,657A 1,893,619A 1,893,048A 1,897,920A
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71] 262,817A 266,669A 268,508A 271,637A 291,411A
Accommodation and food services [72] 1,236,550A 1,230,696A 1,246,025A 1,259,821A 1,301,497A
Other services (except public administration) [81] 524,160A 526,755A 527,946A 531,706A 537,012A
Public administration [91] 1,043,860A 1,052,386A 1,054,163A 1,051,320A 1,078,120A
Unclassified businesses [00] 6 299,763A 303,105A 313,167A 318,284A 328,679A

Footnotes:

Although the creation of Nunavut officially took place in April 1999, the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH) was only able to begin publishing separate estimates for Northwest Territories and Nunavut with the release of the January 2001 data. Efforts were undertaken to estimate the employment for Nunavut back to April 1999. These are available upon request by contacting Client Services at 1-866-873-8788 (toll-free) or 613-951-4090 (labour@statcan.gc.ca).
Since January 2001, the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH) program no longer combines Northwest Territories and Nunavut. They are produced as two separate territories.
Terminated series are based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2002.
Data quality indicators are based on the coefficient of variation (CV). Quality indicators indicate the following: A - Excellent (CV between 0% and 4.99%); B - Very good (CV between 5% and 9.99%); C - Good (CV between 10% and 14.99%); D - Acceptable (CV between 15% and 24.99%); E - Use with caution (CV between 25% and 34.99%); F - Too unreliable to publish (CV greater than or equal to 35% or sample size is too small to produce reliable estimates).
Industrial aggregate covers all industrial sectors except those primarily involved in agriculture, fishing and trapping, private household services, religious organisations and the military personnel of the defence services.
Unclassified businesses (00) are businesses for which the industrial classification (North American Industry Classification System [NAICS] 2012) has yet to be determined.
Goods producing industries (11-33N) includes the following sectors: forestry, logging and support (11N), mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21), utilities (22), construction (23) and manufacturing (31-33).
Forestry, logging and support (11N) includes the following industries: forestry and logging (113) and support activities to forestry (1153).
Non-durable goods (311N) of the manufacturing sector includes the following industries: food manufacturing (311), beverage and tobacco products manufacturing (312), textiles mills (313), textile products mills (314), clothing manufacturing (315), leather and allied products manufacturing (316), paper manufacturing (322), printing and related support activities (323), petroleum and coal products manufacturing (324), chemical manufacturing (325) and plastics and rubber products manufacturing (326).
Durable goods (321N) of the manufacturing sector includes the following industries: wood products manufacturing (321), non-metallic mineral products manufacturing (327), primary metal manufacturing (331), fabricated metal products manufacturing (332), machinery manufacturing (333), computer and electronic products manufacturing (334), electrical equipment, appliances and components manufacturing (335), transportation equipment manufacturing (336), furniture and related product manufacturing (337) and miscellaneous manufacturing (339).
Service producing industries (41-91N) includes the following industries: trade (41-45N), transportation and warehousing (48-49), information and cultural industries (51), finance and insurance (52), real estate and rental and leasing (53), professional, scientific and technical services (54), management of companies and enterprises (55), administrative and support, waste management and remediation services (56), educational services (61), health care and social assistance (62), arts, entertainment and recreation (71), accommodation and food services (72), other services (except public administration) (81) and public administration (91).
Trade (41-45N) industry includes the following sectors: wholesale (41) and retail trade (44-45).
Education special (611N) industry includes the following industries: elementary and secondary schools (6111), community colleges and CEGEP (6112), universities (6113), business schools and computer management training (6114) and technical and trade schools (6115).
The introduction of administrative data in 2001 and the associated change in methodology resulted in level shifts for some series. This affects the comparability of pre- and post-2001 estimates.
Estimates for the latest reference month are preliminary.
These terminated series are based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007.
Industry estimates in this table are based on the 2012 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
"All employees" is the sum of employees paid by the hour, salaried employees and other employees.

Source:  Statistics Canada. Table  281-0023 -  Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH), employment by type of employee and detailed North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), unadjusted for seasonality, monthly (persons),  CANSIM (database). (accessed: )
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