Posted Tuesday November 26, 2019


Employment in Canada Decreased by 22,600 Jobs in October 2019

The September total of jobs added was revised down from 28,200 to 25,700.

Employment in Canada decreased by 22,600 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 2019 Report Highlights*

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: -22,600

Industry Snapshot:

- Goods Producing:

Manufacturing -2,300
Construction -400
Natural Resources and Mining -3,500

- Service Providing:

Trade/Transportation and Utilities -7,000
Information -1,900
Finance/Real Estate -1,600
Professional/Business Services -3,000
- Professional/Technical -100
- Management of Companies -800
- Administrative and Support -2,100
Education & Health Care -7,800
- Educational Services -5,800
- Health Care -2,000
Leisure and Hospitality 4,900
Other Services2 0

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

"The labor market paused in October and most job sectors posted declines," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "However, leisure and hospitality experienced a gain likely due to the seasonality nature of the industry."

The September total of jobs added was revised down from 28,200 to 25,700.

The November 2019 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on December 19, 2019. is distributed twice weekly; Tuesday and Thursday

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