Employment by Industry

Employment by Industry and Year (# of Jobs), 2012-2016
Industry 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016table notep
Private Sector
Seafood
Commercial fishing 21,403 22,741 24,732 24,804 26,038
Aquaculture 9,134 8,723 9,241 8,322 11,318
Fish processing 41,872 42,845 43,160 45,682 52,573
Sub-total Seafood 72,409 74,309 77,133 78,809 89,929
Offshore oil & gas
Oil & gas exploration/extraction 15,194 16,782 17,547 14,799 15,039
Transportation
Marine transportation 29,773 29,701 30,142 34,186 34,987
Support activities 23,433 26,404 25,539 29,742 30,348
Sub-total Transportation 53,206 56,105 55,681 63,928 65,335
Tourism & recreation
Marine Tourism & Recreation 59,883 61,108 55,926 52,476 52,476
Manufacturing & construction
Ship and Boat building 12,695 12,533 13,787 14,604 14,937
Ports and harbours construction 6,223 8,114 6,523 5,045 5,133
Sub-total Manufacturing & construction 18,918 20,647 20,310 19,649 20,070
Sub-total private sector 219,609 228,951 226,596 229,660 242,849
Public sector
National Defence 27,740 31,370 25,674 23,505 23,505
Fisheries & Oceans 15,274 16,913 14,481 17,714 17,714
Other federal departments 6,501 5,646 5,179 5,120 4,360
Provincial / Territorial departments 2,678 2,364 2,377 2,209 2,018
Universities 3,382 2,747 2,707 2,761 2,761
ENGOs 3,091 3,071 3,241 2,905 2,973
Sub-total public sector 58,666 62,111 53,660 54,214 53,331
Total 278,276 291,062 280,257 283,874 296,180
Total Employment table note 1 17,492,500 17,746,300 17,856,400 18,000,600 18,136,100

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Table note 1

Statistics Canada. Table 14-10-0090-01 Labour force characteristics by province, territory and economic region, annual

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Source: Fisheries and Oceans Canada based on Statistics Canada 2012 to 2015 Input-Output multipliers and industry gross output, and on a customized Statistics Canada IO model run for three of the underlying industries

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