TORONTO, May 17, 2018 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 30,200 jobs from March to April according to the April 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.
April 2018 Report Highlights
View the ADP Canada National Employment Report Infographic at www.ADP.ca/NER
Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 30,200
- Goods Producing:
- Manufacturing 5,400
- Construction 2,600
- Natural Resources and Mining 800
- Service Providing:
- Trade/Transportation and Utilities 5,500
- Information 4,100
- Finance/Real Estate 3,100
- Professional/Business Services 5,600
- Professional/Technical 5,300
- Management of Companies -400
- Administrative and Support 700
- Education & Health Care 4,300
- Educational Services 300
- Health Care 4,000
- Leisure and Hospitality -1,400
- Other Services2 200
"Canada experienced strong job growth across most industries in the month of April," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "Top performers were professional and business services, trade, and manufacturing but overall we saw solid gains across all industries except for leisure and hospitality."
1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration
The March total of jobs added was revised up from 42,800 to 59,300.
To obtain additional information about the ADP Canada National Employment Report, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.ADP.ca/NER.
The May 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on June 21, 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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