For those of you looking for data related to my column on labour market trends in the TJ today, ask and ye shall receive. The following tables show the trends for each of Canada’s provinces in multiple areas. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask. The occupational data is based on unadjusted data while the rest of the charts are based on seasonally adjusted data.
Employment Growth – % Change (June 2002 to June 2012)
|Business, finance and admin.||15%||16%|
|Natural and applied sciences||27%||21%|
|Social science, education, government*||34%||27%|
|Art, culture, recreation and sport||24%||-3%|
|Sales and service||13%||-4%|
|Trades, transport and equipment operation||16%||0%|
|Processing, manufacturing and utilities||-30%||-29%|
*Includes religion. Source: Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey (unadjusted data).