CANADA ADDS 40,800 JOBS IN NOVEMBER, BUT OCTOBER LOSS GETS MAJOR REVISION: ADP

 


Canada added 40,800 jobs in November compared to October, according to the ADP Canada National Employment Report released today by the ADP Research Institute.

However, the total number of jobs lost in October compared to September was revised to 383,500 from 79,500.

“The job market posted employment growth in November,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “Job gains were seen in the professional services and finance and trade sectors as a result of the ease of restrictions on businesses and social activities.”

Here are November’s job gains and losses by industry:

  • Goods-producing:
    • Manufacturing, up 3,500
    • Construction, up 2,800
    • Natural resources and mining, down 700
  • Service providing:
    • Trade/transportation and utilities, up 8,200
    • Information, up 2,400
    • Finance/real estate, up 8,700
    • Professional/business services, up 12,500
      • Professional/technical, up 7,000
      • Management of companies, down 500
      • Administrative and support, up 6,000
    • Education and healthcare, down 100
      • Educational services, up 800
      • Healthcare, down 900
    • Leisure and hospitality, up 300 
    • Other services, up 3,100

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