Canada: share of jobs created 2016, by industry

Percentage of jobs created in the private sector in Canada in 2016, by industry

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Canada: share of jobs created 2016, by industry This statistic represents the share of employment creation in the private sector in Canada in 2016, distinguished by industry. In 2016, 11.3 percent of private sector jobs created in Canada were in the construction industry.
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Percentage of jobs created in the private sector in Canada in 2016, by industry

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IndustryShare of jobs created
Retail trade 12.7%
Accommodation and food services 12.6%
Construction 11.3%
Manufacturing 9.6%
Professional, scientific and technical services 8.4%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 7.6%
Transportation and warehousing 5%
Wholesale trade 4.7%
Other services (except public administration) 4.7%
Unclassified businesses 4.6%
Finance and insurance 3.6%
Information and cultural industries 3.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing 3.3%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 2.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 2.4%
Management of companies and enterprises 1.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1.2%
Utilities 0.6%
IndustryShare of jobs created
Retail trade 12.7%
Accommodation and food services 12.6%
Construction 11.3%
Manufacturing 9.6%
Professional, scientific and technical services 8.4%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 7.6%
Transportation and warehousing 5%
Wholesale trade 4.7%
Other services (except public administration) 4.7%
Unclassified businesses 4.6%
Finance and insurance 3.6%
Information and cultural industries 3.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing 3.3%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 2.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 2.4%
Management of companies and enterprises 1.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1.2%
Utilities 0.6%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic represents the share of employment creation in the private sector in Canada in 2016, distinguished by industry. In 2016, 11.3 percent of private sector jobs created in Canada were in the construction industry.
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