Private sector employment share in Canada, by business size 2017

Distribution of employment in the private sector in Canada in 2017, by size of business

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Private sector employment share in Canada, by business size 2017 This statistic shows the the distribution of private sector employment in Canada in 2017, by size of business. In 2017, 69.7 percent of all workers in the private sector were employed by small businesses, which are those that employ one to 99 employees.
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Distribution of employment in the private sector in Canada in 2017, by size of business

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Share of total private employment
Small (1 to 99 employees)69.7%
Medium (100 to 499 employees)19.9%
Large (500 or more employees)10.4%
Share of total private employment
Small (1 to 99 employees)69.7%
Medium (100 to 499 employees)19.9%
Large (500 or more employees)10.4%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the the distribution of private sector employment in Canada in 2017, by size of business. In 2017, 69.7 percent of all workers in the private sector were employed by small businesses, which are those that employ one to 99 employees.
Show more
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