Canada: Employment in Public Administration 2019 (by provinces/regions)
This dataset contains 65 entries.


Ottawa, capital city of Canada, has the highest number of employments (134,600 workers or 18.04% of total labour) in the Public Administration sector, followed by Toronto (120,700 workers or 3.3% of its total labour).

Outaouais has the highest percentage of its labour (22.82% or 47,600 workers) employed in the Public Administration sector.

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Chart 1: Top Regions for Public Administration
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  Top 30 ranks, by public administration in descending order ( rank and segment full dataset - 65 items )

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Industry Coverage

Under the NAICS classification, the public administration industry covers different aspects of government support (legislative/executive/others), justice, public order, administration of economic/housing/environmental programs, space research and technology, and national security and international affairs.



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



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