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Employment in Canada increased by 11,600 Jobs from June to July

ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 11,600 Jobs in July 2018

TORONTO, ON – August 16, 2018 –Employment in Canada increased by 11,600 jobs from June to July according to the July 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.

July 2018 Report Highlights

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1:  11,600

• Goods Producing:
  – Manufacturing -2,100
  – Construction 4,700
  – Natural Resources and Mining -3,600
• Service Providing:
  – Trade/Transportation and Utilities  -1,200
  – Information   -3,800
  – Finance/Real Estate   500
  – Professional/Business Services  4,400
    · Professional/Technical 4,200
    · Management of Companies -900
    · Administrative and Support   1,000
  – Education & Health Care    3,000
    · Educational Services -700
    · Health Care 3,700
  – Leisure and Hospitality   10,800
  – Other Services2 -1,200

1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration

“We saw moderate job growth for the month of July,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “The growth is due to an up-tick in hiring in leisure and hospitality and solid improvements in healthcare and professional and business services. However, the industries closely tied to trade struggled with widespread losses.”

The June total of jobs added was revised up from -10,500 to 22,000.

The August 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on September 20, 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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