ADP Canada: Employment in Canada Increased by 1,149,800 Jobs in July 2020


TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2020 /CNW/ — Employment in Canada increased by 1,149,800  jobs from June to July according to the July 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.

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1:   1,149,800

Industry Snapshot:

– Goods Producing:

  • Manufacturing     93,300
  • Construction     156,600
  • Natural Resources and Mining     13,000

– Service Providing:

  • Trade/Transportation and Utilities     341,200
  • Information     4,600
  • Finance/Real Estate     52,200
  • Professional/Business Services     112,300 
         – Professional/Technical     45,900 
         – Management of Companies      12,400 
         – Administrative and Support     54,000
  • Education & Health Care     228,100
         – Educational Services     83,400
         – Health Care     144,700
  • Leisure and Hospitality     103,400
  • Other Services2     45,000

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

“The job market posted employment growth in July as businesses started to reopen,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “We are seeing job gains across all industries.”

The June total of jobs added was revised from 1,042,900 to -1,764,600.

The August 2020 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on September 17, 2020.

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”.

About the ADP Research Institute
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1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration