Canada: Employment in Accommodation and Food Services Industry 2019 (by provinces/regions)

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Categories: Business General Canada Americas
Dataset contains 65 data items (see table below).


Toronto has the highest number of employments (206,500 persons or 5.65% of total labour) in the Accommodation and Food Services industry, followed by the Lower Mainland-Southwest region of British Columbia (101,500 persons or 7.1% of its total labour).

North Coast And Nechako has the highest percentage of its labour (11.48% or 4,900 persons) employed in the Accommodation and Food Services industry.

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Industry Coverage

Under the NAICS classification for the Accommodation and Food Services industry, the accommodation industry covers traveler accommodations, hotels, motels, inns, recreation vehicles (RVs), recreation and vacation camps, boarding houses, dormitories and workers' camps. The food services industry includes caterers, mobile food services, food service contractors, restaurants, cafeterias, buffet places and drinking bars



This dataset is derived from open data portal of Canada (source url) and contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Canada. The industry classification in this dataset is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).


Regional employment distribution for these industries:

  Accommodation and Food Services


  Business, Building and other Support Services


  Education Services

  Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Rental and Leasing

  Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas

  Healthcare and Social Assistance

  Information, Culture and Recreation


  Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  Public Administration

  Transportation and Warehousing


  Wholesale and Retail Trade