TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 35,400 jobs from December to January according to the January 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.
January 2019 Report Highlights*
Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 35,400
- Goods Producing:
Natural Resources and Mining 1,200
- Service Providing:
Trade/Transportation and Utilities 12,400
Finance/Real Estate 2,000
Professional/Business Services 8,300
Management of Companies 200
Administrative and Support 5,700
Education & Health Care -4,100
Educational Services -2,200
Health Care -1,900
Leisure and Hospitality 2,300
Other Services2 1,600
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
"2019 is off to a strong start," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "While there was a slowdown in education and healthcare, all other industries performed very well. Trade had a significant increase in employment, accounting for approximately one third of all jobs added this month."
The December total of jobs added was revised down from -13,000 to -20,900.
The February 2019ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on March 21, 2019.
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.
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