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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Decreased by 7,100 Jobs in December 2017

ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Decreased by 7,100 Jobs in December 2017

TORONTO, ON – January 18, 2018 – Employment in Canada decreased by 7,100 jobs from November to December according to the December ADP® Canada National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute®.  The report, which is derived from actual ADP payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm payroll employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.   

December 2017 Report Highlights

View the ADP Canada National Employment Report Infographic at www.ADP.ca/NER

 

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment[1]: -7,100

Industry Snapshot:

Goods Producing 

Manufacturing

-5,300

Construction 

4,500

 Natural Resources and Mining

-2,800
Service Providing 

Trade/Transportation and Utilities

-2,500

Information

-1,600

Finance/Real Estate

8,700

Professional/Business Services 

3,800

Professional/Technical 

400

Management of Companies

-900

Administrative and Support 

4,300

Education & Health Care

-4,100

Educational Services

-6,500

Health Care

2,400

Leisure and Hospitality

3,600

Other Services

-11,600

 

“The job market in Canada softened in the month of December,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “Despite strong gains in finance, construction and professional services, we saw losses in manufacturing, education and trade. Looking at all of 2017, Canada added more than 315,000 new jobs with an average of approximately 26,000 jobs per month.”

 

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The November total of jobs added was revised down from 59,200 to 58,800.

To obtain additional information about the ADP Canada National Employment Report, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.ADP.ca/NER.

The January 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on February 15, 2018.

About the ADP Canada National Employment Report

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®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy.

Each month, the ADP Research Institute issues the ADP Canada National Employment Report as part of the company’s commitment to adding deeper insights into the labour market in Canada and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information.  The ADP Canada National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge.

For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see “ADP Canada National Employment Report: Development Methodology”.

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[1] Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)

2 Including public administration



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