August 2019 ADP Canada National Employment Report

Employment in Canada increased by 49,300 jobs from July to August according to the August ADP Canada National Employment Report.

49,300 Change in Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment

Change By Sector & Industry

Goods-Producing Sector

Natural Resources & Mining

5,100

Construction

1,500

Manufacturing

4,500

Service-Providing Sector

Trade, Transportation & Utilities

17,900

Information

400

Financial Activities

2,400

Professional & Business

9,000

Education & Healthcare

15,200

Leisure & Hospitality

6,000

Other Services

2,400

Total Employment

Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment (in thousands)

Historical Trend

Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment (in thousands)

Change By Industry

Change in Nonfarm Payroll Employment by Industry (in thousands)

About the ADP Canada National Employment Report

The ADP Canada National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total Canadian 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.

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