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Change in Total Employment — Canada vs U.S.

The total jobs count in the U.S. in January 2021 was +49,000 (SA) m/m; Canada's comparable figure was -213,000 m/m.

The latest data points are for January 2021.
*“Year-over-year” is each month versus the same month of the previous year.

Data sources (seasonally adjusted): Statistics Canada and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Department of Labor).
Chart: ConstructConnect — CanaData.

Change in Construction Employment — Canada vs U.S.

The jobs count in the U.S. construction sector in January 2021 was -3,000 m/m & seasonally adjusted (SA); Canada's comparable figure was +39,000.

The latest data points are for January 2021.
*“Year-over-year” is each month versus the same month of the previous year.

Data sources (seasonally adjusted): Statistics Canada and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Department of Labor).
Chart: ConstructConnect — CanaData.

Change in Private Sector vs Public Sector Employment in Canada

The private sector jobs count in Canada in January 2021 was -202,000. The employment change in the public sector in the latest month was -11,000.

The latest data points are for January, 2021.
*“Year-over-year” is each month versus the same month of the previous year.

Data sources (seasonally adjusted): Statistics Canada.
Chart: ConstructConnect — CanaData.

Change in Full-time vs Part-Time Employment in Canada

The full-time jobs count in Canada in January 2021 was +13,000; the part-time number-of-jobs change was -226,000.

The latest data points are for January, 2021.
*“Year-over-year” is each month versus the same month of the previous year.

Data sources (seasonally adjusted): Statistics Canada.
Chart: ConstructConnect — CanaData.

Change in Manufacturing Employment — Canada vs U.S.

The m/m jobs count in the U.S. manufacturing sector in January 2021 was -10,000 seasonally adjusted (SA); Canada's comparable figure was -12,000.

The last data points are for January, 2021.
“Year-over-year” is the monthly figure versus the same month of the previous year.

Data sources (seasonally adjusted): Statistics Canada and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Chart: ConstructConnect — CanaData.

Change in Service Sector Employment — Canada vs U.S.

The U.S. 'private services providing' jobs count in January 2021 was +10,000 m/m. Services jobs in Canada in the latest month were -236,000 m/m.

The latest data points are for January, 2021.
*“Year-over-year” is each month versus the same month of the previous year.
Data sources (seasonally adjusted): Statistics Canada and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Department of Labor).

Chart: ConstructConnect — CanaData.