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Employment in Canada decreased by 23,000 jobs from September to October

ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Decreased by 23,000 Jobs in October 2018

TORONTO, ON – November 15, 2018 – Employment in Canada decreased by 23,000 jobs from September to October according to the October 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.

October 2018 Report Highlights*

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: -23,000

• Goods Producing:
  – Manufacturing 3,000
  – Construction -1,800
  – Natural Resources and Mining -4,700
 
• Service Providing:
  – Trade/Transportation and Utilities -14,700
  – Information -3,400
  – Finance/Real Estate -600
  – Professional/Business Services 1,100
    · Professional/Technical -1,100
    · Management of Companies -2,100
    · Administrative and Support 4,200
  – Education & Health Care 3,700
    · Educational Services 1,500
    · Health Care 2,200
  – Leisure and Hospitality -3,800
  – Other Services2 -1,700

* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.

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

“Hiring slowed significantly this month,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “Despite steep declines in trade, natural resources and mining, and leisure and hospitality, we did see some solid growth in education and healthcare, manufacturing and professional services.”



The September total of jobs added was revised up from 28,800 to 66,900.

The November 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on December 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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Media Contact:
Janine Allen
Kaiser Lachance Communications
(416) 271-7002
janine.allen@kaiserlachance.com

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