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January 18, 2018 08:30 ET

ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Decreased by 7,100 Jobs in December 2017

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Jan 18, 2018) - Employment in Canada decreased by 7,100 jobs from November to December according to the December 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. 

December 2017 Report Highlights

View the ADP Canada National Employment Report Infographic at www.ADP.ca/NER

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment(1): -7,100

Industry Snapshot:

  • Goods Producing:
    • Manufacturing -5,300
    • Construction 4,500
    • Natural Resources and Mining -2,800
  • Service Providing:
    • Trade/Transportation and Utilities -2,500
    • Information -1,600
    • Finance/Real Estate 8,700
    • Professional/Business Services 3,800
      • Professional/Technical 400
      • Management of Companies -900
      • Administrative and Support 4,300
    • Education & Health Care -4,100
      • Educational Services -6,500
      • Health Care 2,400
    • Leisure and Hospitality 3,600
    • Other Services(2) -11,600

"The job market in Canada softened in the month of December," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "Despite strong gains in finance, construction and professional services, we saw losses in manufacturing, education and trade. Looking at all of 2017, Canada added more than 315,000 new jobs with an average of approximately 26,000 jobs per month."

To see Chart 1. Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201801/105099_CHART1.jpg

To see Chart 2. Historical Trend -- Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201801/105100_CHART2.jpg

To see Chart 3. Change in Nonfarm Payroll Employment by Industry, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201801/105101_CHART3.jpg

The November total of jobs added was revised down from 59,200 to 58,800.

To obtain additional information about the ADP Canada National Employment Report, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.ADP.ca/NER.

The January 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m. ET on February 15, 2018.

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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