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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 13,200 Jobs in March 2019

TORONTO , April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 13,200 jobs from February to March according to the March 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.   

March 2019 Report Highlights*

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1:  13,200

Industry Snapshot:

- Goods Producing:

  • Manufacturing   9,300  
  • Construction   1,200 
  • Natural Resources and Mining   -1,100

- Service Providing:

  • Trade/Transportation and Utilities   -700                                   
  • Information   -1,500
  • Finance/Real Estate   -1,400
  • Professional/Business Services   2,100
  • Education & Health Care   2,700
  • Leisure and Hospitality   1,200           
  • Other Service2   1,500           

* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.

 "We saw modest gains in the month of March," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute.  "Leading job growth was manufacturing, which posted the strongest gains in a year.  Construction and professional services rebounded while natural resources and mining, trade, information and financial services continued to struggle."



The February total of jobs added was revised down from 36,200 to -21,200.


The April 2019 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on May 16, 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.

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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1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration