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Employment in Canada Increased by 32,700 Jobs in February 2018

ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada increased by 32,676 Jobs in February 2018

TORONTO, ON – March 15, 2018 – Employment in Canada increased by 32,700 jobs from January to February according to the February 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.   

February 2018 Report Highlights

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

 

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment[1]: 32,700

Industry Snapshot:

Goods Producing 

Manufacturing

-3,300

Construction 

5,200

 Natural Resources and Mining

-100
Service Providing 

Trade/Transportation and Utilities

9,500

Information

0

Finance/Real Estate

1,600

Professional/Business Services 

3,200

Professional/Technical 

2,600

Management of Companies

-1,100

Administrative and Support 

1,700

Education & Health Care

16,000

Educational Services

8,100

Health Care

7,900

Leisure and Hospitality

-1,300

Other Services

2,000

 

“February was a strong month for job growth in Canada,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute.  “The education and healthcare industry had particularly significant growth, in fact it accounted for half of all of the jobs added this month.  We also saw notable gains in trade, and construction.”              

Chart 1 - Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment

Chart 2 - Historical Trend - Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment

Chart 3 - Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment by Industry

The January total of jobs added was revised down from 10,700 to -2,700.

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 March 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on April 19, 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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Kaiser Lachance Communications

(416) 271-7002

janine.allen@kaiserlachance.com

 


 

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

2 Including public administration



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