Canada: private employer businesses, by industry 2017

Number of active employer businesses in the private sector in Canada in 2017, by industry

by Erin Duffin, last edited Jul 1, 2019
Canada: private employer businesses, by industry 2017 This statistic shows the total number of active employer businesses in the private sector in Canada in 2017, distinguished by industry. As of 2017, 160,430 private employer businesses were active in the construction industry in Canada.
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Number of active employer businesses in the private sector in Canada in 2017, by industry

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IndustryNumber of active employer businesses
Professional, scientific and technical services 164,730
Construction 160,430
Other services (except public administration) 111,710
Retail trade 106,450
Transportation and warehousing 77,530
Accommodation and food services 77,520
Unclassified businesses 73,530
Real estate and rental and leasing 58,350
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 55,440
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 54,240
Manufacturing 49,790
Wholesale trade 47,810
Finance and insurance 35,390
Arts, entertainment and recreation 19,670
Information and cultural industries 13,730
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 9,160
Management of companies and enterprises 6,870
Utilities 820
IndustryNumber of active employer businesses
Professional, scientific and technical services 164,730
Construction 160,430
Other services (except public administration) 111,710
Retail trade 106,450
Transportation and warehousing 77,530
Accommodation and food services 77,520
Unclassified businesses 73,530
Real estate and rental and leasing 58,350
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 55,440
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 54,240
Manufacturing 49,790
Wholesale trade 47,810
Finance and insurance 35,390
Arts, entertainment and recreation 19,670
Information and cultural industries 13,730
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 9,160
Management of companies and enterprises 6,870
Utilities 820
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Jul 1, 2019
This statistic shows the total number of active employer businesses in the private sector in Canada in 2017, distinguished by industry. As of 2017, 160,430 private employer businesses were active in the construction industry in Canada.
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