ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 9,600 Jobs in September 2021

TORONTO, ON, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 9,600 jobs from August to September according to the September 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.   

September 2021 Report Highlights*

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 9,600

Industry Snapshot:

  • Goods Producing:
    • Manufacturing 5,600
    • Construction 42,000
    • Natural Resources and Mining -1,200
  • Service Providing:
    • Trade/Transportation and Utilities 7,400
    • Information -500
    • Finance/Real Estate -2,400
    • Professional/Business Services 27,300
      • Professional/Technical 3,300
      • Management of Companies -1,500
      • Administrative and Support 25,600
    • Education & Health Care -12,800
      • Educational Services -14,000
      • Health Care 1,200
    • Leisure and Hospitality -32,400
    • Other Services2 -23,400

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

"The uneven jobs recovery continued in September as the payroll data signaled both substantial gains coupled with notable losses," said Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP. "Construction; professional business services; and trade, transportation and utilities added jobs; while leisure and hospitality; and education and health care reported a decline."

The October 2021 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on November 18, 2021.

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


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