Employment in Canada increased by 101,600 jobs from April to May according to the May 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.
May 2021 Report Highlights*
Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment: 101,600
– Goods Producing:
Natural Resources and Mining -3,300
– Service Providing:
Trade/Transportation and Utilities -5,500
Finance/Real Estate 1,800
Professional/Business Services 33,500
– Professional/Technical 9,900
– Management of Companies 600
– Administrative and Support 23,000
Education & Health Care 34,400
– Educational Services 23,400
– Health Care 11,000
Leisure and Hospitality 22,100
Other Services2 -6,900
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
“May reported an increase in jobs, marking four straight months of job growth,” said Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP.
“Professional and business services; construction; and leisure and hospitality indicated strong employment gains; while trade, transportation and utilities; information and natural resources and mining saw layoffs.”
The April total of jobs added was revised from 351,300 to 101,300.
The June 2021 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on July 15, 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”.
About the ADP Research Institute
The mission of the ADP Research Institute is to generate data-driven discoveries about the world of work, and to derive reliable economic indicators from these insights. We offer these findings to the world at large as our unique contribution to making the world of work better and more productive, and to bring greater awareness to the economy at large.
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