ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 10,700 Jobs in January 2018

By , in PR PR Health on .

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – Feb 15, 2018) – Employment in Canada increased by 10,700 jobs from December to January according to the January 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. 

January 2018 Report Highlights

View the ADP Canada National Employment Report Infographic at

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1: 10,700

Industry Snapshot:

  • Goods Producing:
    • Manufacturing 1,500 
    • Construction 8,200 
    • Natural Resources and Mining 2,800
  • Service Providing:
    • Trade/Transportation and Utilities 2,300 
    • Information -2,900
    • Finance/Real Estate -7,000
    • Professional/Business Services 600
      • Professional/Technical -700
      • Management of Companies -900
      • Administrative and Support 2,100 
    • Education & Health Care -7,400
      • Educational Services -8,100
      • Health Care 700
    • Leisure and Hospitality 6,300 
    • Other Services2 6,300 

“Hiring in Canada is off to a good start for 2018,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. ”Although we saw losses in education and finance, there were strong gains in construction and leisure and hospitality. Construction job growth is likely driven by the record number of housing units currently under construction. The leisure and hospitality industry is growing to meet the needs of consumers and international tourists.” 

To see Chart 1. Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment, please click here:

To see Chart 2. Historical Trend — Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment, please click here:

To see Chart 3. Change in Nonfarm Payroll Employment by Industry, please click here:

The December total of jobs added was revised down from -7,100 to -13,500.

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

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

Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent. Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce. For more information, visit

For more information about ADP Canada, visit

ADP, the ADP logo, ADP A more human resource. and the ADP Research Institute are registered trademarks of ADP, LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2018 ADP, LLC. All rights reserved.

1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration

The following two tabs change content below.
Jasmine Petters

Jasmine Petters

Jasmine hails from the city of Nizams, Hyderabad, and is currently pursuing her M.D. from there only. She is an internet wizard and has keen passion in All Things tech. She is a regular Comment contributor for The Daily Telescope and writes a Web column, in which she covers war, sports, and everything in between.
%d bloggers like this: