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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 61,700 Jobs in April 2019

TORONTO , May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 61,700 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 2019 Report Highlights*

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1:  61,700

Industry Snapshot:

- Goods Producing:

  • Manufacturing     8,200  
  • Construction     10,300
  • Natural Resources and Mining     400

- Service Providing:

  • Trade/Transportation and Utilities     10,200 
  • Information     2,800
  • Finance/Real Estate     3,100
  • Professional/Business Services     3,500
  • Education & Health Care     16,300
  • Leisure and Hospitality     1,800           
  • Other Services2     5,200           

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

"Employment growth was strong in April," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute.  "While manufacturing saw yet another month of strong job gains, trade, information and finance all rebounded nicely. Construction also posted significant gains, which is likely a result of the more tepid spring weather."   

The March total of jobs added was revised up from 13,200 to 76,700.

The May 2019 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on June 20, 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

SOURCE ADP, LLC