Employment

Fishing-Related Employment by Industry and Province, 2016-2018
  Primary Sector (Harvesting)table note 1 Seafood Product
Preparation and Packaging
(Processing) table note 2
Aquaculture table note 3 Total Employment
(Primary Harvesting, Processing
and Aquaculture)
2016 2017 2018 2016 2017 2018 2016 2017 2018 2016 2017 2018
N.L. 9,417 9,415 9,234 8,457 8,132 6,191 355 355 355 18,229 17,902 15,780
P.E.I 4,199 4,481 4,525 1,716 1,630 1,414 415 435 440 6,330 6,546 6,379
N.S. 12,649 13,119 12,920 4,664 4,483 4,789 225 230 240 17,538 17,832 17,949
N.B. 6,008 6,396 6,249 6,895 6,464 6,739 540 575 610 13,443 13,435 13,598
Quebec 3,503 3,677 3,516 2,834 3,345 3,144 105 120 120 6,442 7,142 6,780
Ontario 1,158 1,158 1,158 712 760 814 150 150 155 2,020 2,068 2,127
Manitoba 1,375 1,382 1,377 x x x .. .. ..
Sask. 1,130 1,202 1,278 .. x .. 1,130 .. 1,278
Alberta x x x x x x
BC 5,206 5,043 5,462 2,638 3,091 2,948 1,565 1,595 1,587 9,409 9,729 9,997
Yukon .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
NWT 138 136 188 .. 0 0 .. 136 188
Nunavut .. .. .. 80 x x 80 x x
Canada 44,783 46,009 45,907 28,473 28,454 26,429 3,355 3,460 3,507 76,611 77,923 75,843

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Table note 1

Includes the number of core and non-core commercial marine fish harvesters, crew members and commercial freshwater fish harvesters.

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Table note 2

Statistics Canada. Table 16-10-0117-01 Principal statistics for manufacturing industries, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (x 1,000)

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Table note 3

Statistics Canada, Survey of Aquaculture Industry, unpublished

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