January 2021 ADP Canada National Employment Report

Employment in Canada decreased by 231,200 jobs from December to January according to the January ADP Canada National Employment Report.

231,200 Change in Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment

Change By Sector & Industry

Goods-Producing Sector

Natural Resources & Mining

1,700

Construction

45,400

Manufacturing

17,900

Service-Providing Sector

Trade, Transportation & Utilities

62,600

Information

3,100

Financial Activities

5,900

Professional & Business

17,500

Education & Healthcare

11,400

Leisure & Hospitality

55,100

Other Services

10,600

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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