Canada: Employment in Healthcare and Social Assistance 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 (392,900 workers or 10.76% of total labour) in the Healthcare and Social Assistance industry, followed by the Lower Mainland-Southwest region of British Columbia (184,000 workers or 11.06% of its total labour).

Campbellton-Miramichi has the highest percentage of its labour (21.13% or 12,300 workers) employed in the Healthcare and Social Assistance industry.

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Industry Coverage

Under the NAICS classification, the Healthcare and Social Assistance industry covers the offices of physicians, dentists, health practitioners, outpatient care centers, medical and diagnostic laboratories, hospitals, nursing care facilities, and others.



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