August 2020 ADP Canada National Employment Report

Employment in Canada decreased by 205,400 jobs from July to August according to the August ADP Canada National Employment Report.

205,400 Change in Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment

Change By Sector & Industry

Goods-Producing Sector

Natural Resources & Mining

1,300

Construction

86,200

Manufacturing

39,000

Service-Providing Sector

Trade, Transportation & Utilities

49,500

Information

2,500

Financial Activities

3,000

Professional & Business

29,100

Education & Healthcare

13,000

Leisure & Hospitality

6,800

Other Services

5,200

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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