TORONTO, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 2,900 jobs from April to May according to the May 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.
May 2018 Report Highlights
View the ADP Canada National Employment Report Infographic at www.ADP.ca/NER
Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 2,900
- Goods Producing:
- Manufacturing 1,500
- Construction -4,700
- Natural Resources and Mining 300
- Service Providing:
- Trade/Transportation and Utilities -7,600
- Information 2,700
- Finance/Real Estate -300
- Professional/Business Services 1,600
- Professional/Technical -300
- Management of Companies 300
- Administrative and Support 1,700
- Education & Health Care 3,100
- Educational Services 3,700
- Health Care -600
- Leisure and Hospitality 4,000
- Other Services2 2,200
"Job growth in Canada slowed in the month of May," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "While construction and trade were detractors from the overall growth, we saw improved growth in information, education, and leisure and hospitality."
1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration
The April total of jobs added was revised down from 30,200 to 15,100.
To obtain additional information about the ADP Canada National Employment Report, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates please visit www.ADP.ca/NER.
The June 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on July 19, 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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