Employment in Canada increased by 28,200 jobs in September: report
September's softer gain reflected job growth increases in Trade, Transportation and Utilities, combined with Professional/Business Services
TORONTO, – Employment in Canada increased by 28,200 jobs from August to September according to the September ADP Canada National Employment Report.
“September’s softer gain reflected job growth increases in Trade, Transportation and Utilities, combined with Professional/Business Services,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “While most industries saw minor to modest improvements, Construction and Information saw notable declines.”
Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 28,200
– Goods Producing:
- Manufacturing 400
- Construction -3,100
- Natural Resources and Mining 1,200
– Service Providing:
- Trade/Transportation and Utilities 10,800
- Information -2,100
- Finance/Real Estate -200
- Professional/Business Services 6,800
– Professional/Technical 4,200
– Management of Companies -200
– Administrative and Support 2,800
- Education & Health Care 4,800
– Educational Services 1,300
– Health Care 3,500
- Leisure and Hospitality 2,600
- Other Services2 7,100
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
The August total of jobs added was revised up from 49,300 to 109,900.
The October 2019 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on November 21, 2019.
The ADP Canada National Employment Report is a monthly measure of the change in total Canada nonfarm payroll employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP Canada. The report, which measures more than two million workers in Canada, is produced by the ADP Research Institute.