Posted Tuesday November 20, 2018


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

Industry Snapshot:

- 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.

"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.

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