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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 10,700 Jobs in January 2018

ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 10,700 Jobs in January 2018

TORONTO, ON – February 15, 2018 – Employment in Canada increased by 10,700 jobs from December to January according to the January 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.   

January 2018 Report Highlights

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

 

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment[1]: 10,700

Industry Snapshot:

Goods Producing 

Manufacturing

1,500

Construction 

8,200

 Natural Resources and Mining

2,800
Service Providing 

Trade/Transportation and Utilities

2,300

Information

-2,900

Finance/Real Estate

-7,000

Professional/Business Services 

600

Professional/Technical 

-700

Management of Companies

-900

Administrative and Support 

2,100

Education & Health Care

-7,400

Educational Services

-8,100

Health Care

700

Leisure and Hospitality

6,300

Other Services

6,300

 

“Hiring in Canada is off to a good start for 2018,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute.  “Although we saw losses in education and finance, there were strong gains in construction and leisure and hospitality.  Construction job growth is likely driven by  the record number of housing units currently under construction.  The leisure and hospitality industry is growing to meet the needs of consumers and international tourists.”                     

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 December total of jobs added was revised down from -7,100 to -13,500.

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 February 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on March 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”.

About ADP (NASDAQ: ADP)

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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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