TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 13,600 jobs from July to August according to the August 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.
August 2018 Report Highlights*
Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 13,600
- Goods Producing:
- Manufacturing 2,200
- Construction 4,000
- Natural Resources and Mining -1,100
- Service Providing:
- Trade/Transportation and Utilities -200
- Information -1,100
- Finance/Real Estate 4,000
- Professional/Business Services -600
- Professional/Technical 500
- Management of Companies -600
- Administrative and Support -500
- Education & Health Care 1,100
- Educational Services 300
- Health Care 800
- Leisure and Hospitality 400
- Other Services2 4,800
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
"Job growth in August was relatively modest," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "Despite a pull back in natural resources and mining and the information industry, we saw strong growth in finance, construction, and manufacturing. For the first time in nearly six months the finance space added a substantial amount of jobs."
The July total of jobs added was revised up from 11,600 to 35,500.
The September 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on October 18, 2018.
About the ADP Canada National Employment Report
The ADP Canada National Employment Report is a monthly measure of the change in total Canada nonfarm payroll employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP Canada. The report, which measures more than two million workers in Canada, is produced by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy.
Each month, the ADP Research Institute issues the ADP Canada National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the labour market in Canada and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP Canada National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge.
For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP Canada National Employment Report: Development Methodology".
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1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration
SOURCE ADP, LLC
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