Canada Employment Change
Employment in Canada rose by 15 thousand from the previous month in February of 2018, missing market expectations of a 20 thousand gain. Job increases were due to part-time work (+54.7 thousand), while full-time work shed (-39.3 thousand). Employment grew in several industries, mainly health care and social assistance (up 24.5 thousand); other services (up 16.6 thousand); transportation and warehousing (up 12.6 thousand); educational services (up 12.2 thousand) and public administration (up 9.0 thousand).
On the other hand, employment fell namely in wholesale and retail trade (down 22.0 thousand) and manufacturing (down 16.5 thousand). Also, the number of workers advanced in the public sector, were unchanged in the private and the number of self-employed declined. The largest employment rises were in New Brunswick (up 5.1 thousand) and Nova Scotia (up 2.8 thousand). Employment Change in Canada averaged 17.69 Thousand from 1976 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 94 Thousand in March of 2012 and a record low of -124.80 Thousand in January of 2009.
Source | Trading Economics