Canada: employment share by industry 2016

Share of employment in the private sector in Canada in 2016, by industry

Canada: employment share by industry 2016 This statistic shows the total share of employment in the private sector in Canada in 2016, distinguished by industry. In 2016, around 12.9 percent of private sector employees were employed in the manufacturing industry.
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Share of employment in the private sector in Canada in 2016, by industry

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IndustryShare of employment
Retail trade 16.5%
Manufacturing 12.9%
Accommodation and food services 10.5%
Construction 8.4%
Professional, scientific and technical services 7.3%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 6.6%
Finance and insurance 6.4%
Wholesale trade 6.3%
Transportation and warehousing 6.2%
Other services (except public administration) 5.1%
Information and cultural industries 3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 2.4%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 2.3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1.6%
Utilities 1%
Unclassified businesses 0.9%
Management of companies and enterprises 0.7%
IndustryShare of employment
Retail trade 16.5%
Manufacturing 12.9%
Accommodation and food services 10.5%
Construction 8.4%
Professional, scientific and technical services 7.3%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 6.6%
Finance and insurance 6.4%
Wholesale trade 6.3%
Transportation and warehousing 6.2%
Other services (except public administration) 5.1%
Information and cultural industries 3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 2.4%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 2.3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1.6%
Utilities 1%
Unclassified businesses 0.9%
Management of companies and enterprises 0.7%
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This statistic shows the total share of employment in the private sector in Canada in 2016, distinguished by industry. In 2016, around 12.9 percent of private sector employees were employed in the manufacturing industry.
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