Canada: Employment in Utilities 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 (18,500 persons or 0.51% of its total labour) in the utilities industry, followed by Edmonton (10,900 persons or 1.24% of its total labour).

The Stratford-Bruce Peninsula region has the highest percentage of its labour (4.27% or 6,600 persons) employed in the utilities industry.

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Industry Coverage

Under the NAICS classification, the utilities industry covers electric power generation (hydroelectric, fossil fuel, nuclear, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass), natural gas distribution, water, sewage and other systems.



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