TORONTO, April 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Employment in Canada increased by 42,800 jobs from February to March according to the March 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.
March 2018 Report Highlights
View the ADP Canada National Employment Report Infographic at www.ADP.ca/NER
Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 42,800
Natural Resources and Mining
Trade/Transportation and Utilities
Management of Companies
Administrative and Support
Education & Health Care
Leisure and Hospitality
1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration
"Overall, Canada experienced robust hiring in the month of March despite a tepid performance in some industries," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "While there were losses in finance, information and education, they were outpaced by significant growth in the construction industry."
The February total of jobs added was revised down from 32,700 to 16,200.
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 April 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on May 17, 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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