Canada: Employment in Wholesale and Retail Trade Industry 2019 (by provinces/regions)
Toronto has the highest number of employments (546,100 persons or 14.95% of total labour) in the wholesale and retail trade industry, followed by the Lower Mainland-Southwest region of British Columbia (254,600 persons or 15.3% of its total labour).
North Shore has the highest percentage of its labour (21.77% or 15,000 persons) employed in the wholesale and retail trade industry.
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Under the NAICS classification, the wholesale trade industry includes motor vehicles/parts wholesalers, furniture/home furnishing wholesalers, lumber/construction materials wholesalers, electronic goods wholesalers, professional/commercial equipment wholesalers, and many others. The retail trade industry refers to dealers and stores that sell goods in these industries to consumers.
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: