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Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (693A), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Labour Force Status (3), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details occupation - national occupational classification 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , labour force status , age and sex for the labour force aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
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Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (693A) Labour Force Status (3)
Total - Labour Force StatusFootnote 2 Employed Unemployed
Total - Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016Footnote 3 18,672,470 17,230,040 1,442,435
Occupation - Not applicableFootnote 4 404,350 0 404,350
All occupationsFootnote 5 18,268,120 17,230,035 1,038,090
0 Management occupations 2,013,365 1,958,780 54,585
00 Senior management occupations 225,385 221,420 3,960
001 Legislators and senior management 225,380 221,420 3,960
0011 Legislators 7,810 7,645 170
0012 Senior government managers and officials 17,490 17,200 285
0013 Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services 62,610 61,440 1,170
0014 Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations 26,445 25,815 625
0015 Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. 51,375 50,505 865
0016 Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities 59,655 58,810 845
01-05 Specialized middle management occupations 650,205 632,665 17,540
011 Administrative services managers 178,340 172,830 5,515
0111 Financial managers 74,525 72,700 1,825
0112 Human resources managers 49,530 47,800 1,730
0113 Purchasing managers 21,710 20,790 925
0114 Other administrative services managers 32,580 31,540 1,040
012 Managers in financial and business services 184,565 179,370 5,195
0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers 31,570 31,075 490
0122 Banking, credit and other investment managers 61,350 59,950 1,400
0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 69,115 66,295 2,820
0125 Other business services managers 22,530 22,045 480
013 Managers in communication (except broadcasting) 17,610 17,190 415
0131 Telecommunication carriers managers 14,015 13,655 360
0132 Postal and courier services managers 3,590 3,540 50
021 Managers in engineering, architecture, science and information systems 92,525 89,890 2,630
0211 Engineering managers 19,635 18,990 650
0212 Architecture and science managers 8,945 8,680 270
0213 Computer and information systems managers 63,940 62,230 1,710
031 Managers in health care 32,280 31,670 610
0311 Managers in health care 32,280 31,670 610
041 Managers in public administration 22,480 22,170 315
0411 Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration 5,280 5,250 30
0412 Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration 7,655 7,570 90
0413 Government managers - education policy development and program administration 1,275 1,275 10
0414 Other managers in public administration 8,270 8,080 190
042 Managers in education and social and community services 77,715 76,220 1,495
0421 Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training 17,135 16,665 470
0422 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education 30,785 30,505 285
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services 29,795 29,050 745
043 Managers in public protection services 19,440 19,090 350
0431 Commissioned police officers 1,920 1,890 25
0432 Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers 2,380 2,345 35
0433 Commissioned officers of the Canadian Armed Forces 15,140 14,850 290
051 Managers in art, culture, recreation and sport 25,250 24,230 1,020
0511 Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers 4,840 4,675 165
0512 Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 7,695 7,440 255
0513 Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors 12,715 12,115 600
06 Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services 652,175 632,795 19,380
060 Corporate sales managers 69,240 67,070 2,165
0601 Corporate sales managers 69,240 67,075 2,170
062 Retail and wholesale trade managers 397,740 387,315 10,425
0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers 397,740 387,320 10,425
063 Managers in food service and accommodation 156,890 150,835 6,055
0631 Restaurant and food service managers 130,960 126,475 4,480
0632 Accommodation service managers 25,930 24,355 1,575
065 Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c. 28,305 27,570 730
0651 Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c. 28,305 27,570 730
07-09 Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities 485,600 471,905 13,695
071 Managers in construction and facility operation and maintenance 196,090 188,095 8,005
0711 Construction managers 86,235 82,450 3,780
0712 Home building and renovation managers 51,465 49,135 2,330
0714 Facility operation and maintenance managers 58,390 56,505 1,885
073 Managers in transportation 35,200 34,250 945
0731 Managers in transportation 35,195 34,250 945
081 Managers in natural resources production and fishing 12,765 11,820 945
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing 12,765 11,825 940
082 Managers in agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture 160,370 158,540 1,830
0821 Managers in agriculture 153,905 152,275 1,635
0822 Managers in horticulture 5,180 5,070 110
0823 Managers in aquaculture 1,290 1,200 90
091 Managers in manufacturing and utilities 81,175 79,195 1,975
0911 Manufacturing managers 71,010 69,240 1,770
0912 Utilities managers 10,160 9,955 210
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 2,874,305 2,744,475 129,830
11 Professional occupations in business and finance 636,395 615,020 21,370
111 Auditors, accountants and investment professionals 384,785 374,525 10,260
1111 Financial auditors and accountants 199,425 193,600 5,820
1112 Financial and investment analysts 53,440 51,635 1,805
1113 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers 15,830 15,435 400
1114 Other financial officers 116,090 113,860 2,230
112 Human resources and business service professionals 251,610 240,495 11,115
1121 Human resources professionals 74,830 72,275 2,555
1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting 81,415 78,290 3,125
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 95,365 89,930 5,430
12 Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations 970,450 931,320 39,130
121 Administrative services supervisors 91,365 88,120 3,250
1211 Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers 13,080 12,695 385
1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers 19,070 18,490 585
1213 Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers 3,605 3,415 190
1214 Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations 8,225 8,095 135
1215 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 47,385 45,425 1,960
122 Administrative and regulatory occupations 505,095 485,030 20,065
1221 Administrative officers 270,990 260,530 10,460
1222 Executive assistants 45,355 43,645 1,710
1223 Human resources and recruitment officers 32,150 30,575 1,575
1224 Property administrators 49,120 47,570 1,545
1225 Purchasing agents and officers 46,285 44,280 2,005
1226 Conference and event planners 25,115 23,305 1,805
1227 Court officers and justices of the peace 4,405 4,220 190
1228 Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers 31,675 30,910 770
124 Office administrative assistants - general, legal and medical 346,275 331,580 14,695
1241 Administrative assistants 252,270 240,795 11,480
1242 Legal administrative assistants 39,685 38,065 1,625
1243 Medical administrative assistants 54,310 52,715 1,590
125 Court reporters, transcriptionists, records management technicians and statistical officers 27,715 26,590 1,125
1251 Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations 10,610 10,235 380
1252 Health information management occupations 5,260 5,185 70
1253 Records management technicians 7,195 6,825 375
1254 Statistical officers and related research support occupations 4,650 4,345 305
13 Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 193,365 187,385 5,985
131 Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 193,365 187,385 5,985
1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers 134,385 129,775 4,610
1312 Insurance adjusters and claims examiners 28,155 27,485 670
1313 Insurance underwriters 14,930 14,580 355
1314 Assessors, valuators and appraisers 11,760 11,505 255
1315 Customs, ship and other brokers 4,135 4,040 95
14 Office support occupations 732,610 687,695 44,915
141 General office workers 411,175 385,315 25,860
1411 General office support workers 240,110 225,685 14,425
1414 Receptionists 155,835 145,080 10,760
1415 Personnel clerks 12,335 11,720 615
1416 Court clerks 2,895 2,825 65
142 Office equipment operators 39,040 35,560 3,480
1422 Data entry clerks 37,350 33,955 3,400
1423 Desktop publishing operators and related occupations 1,685 1,605 80
143 Financial, insurance and related administrative support workers 221,000 211,245 9,750
1431 Accounting and related clerks 147,715 140,860 6,855
1432 Payroll administrators 34,495 33,140 1,350
1434 Banking, insurance and other financial clerks 24,455 23,605 855
1435 Collectors 14,330 13,635 695
145 Library, correspondence and other clerks 61,395 55,575 5,820
1451 Library assistants and clerks 16,970 16,070 900
1452 Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks 24,025 22,445 1,585
1454 Survey interviewers and statistical clerks 20,400 17,060 3,335
15 Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 341,480 323,050 18,430
151 Mail and message distribution occupations 86,555 82,440 4,110
1511 Mail, postal and related workers 29,440 28,085 1,355
1512 Letter carriers 28,630 27,670 955
1513 Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors 28,480 26,680 1,795
152 Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 254,930 240,610 14,320
1521 Shippers and receivers 110,890 104,145 6,745
1522 Storekeepers and partspersons 42,910 40,860 2,050
1523 Production logistics co-ordinators 26,070 24,790 1,280
1524 Purchasing and inventory control workers 30,165 28,105 2,060
1525 Dispatchers 38,545 36,590 1,955
1526 Transportation route and crew schedulers 6,350 6,115 235
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,273,660 1,211,515 62,145
21 Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences 724,830 693,985 30,840
211 Physical science professionals 30,975 28,755 2,215
2111 Physicists and astronomers 2,980 2,925 55
2112 Chemists 13,605 13,130 470
2113 Geoscientists and oceanographers 11,980 10,380 1,600
2114 Meteorologists and climatologists 1,120 1,095 30
2115 Other professional occupations in physical sciences 1,285 1,225 60
212 Life science professionals 33,485 32,225 1,265
2121 Biologists and related scientists 21,765 20,800 970
2122 Forestry professionals 4,610 4,475 140
2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists 7,105 6,945 155
213 Civil, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers 171,875 163,155 8,715
2131 Civil engineers 58,050 55,280 2,770
2132 Mechanical engineers 54,700 51,980 2,720
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers 46,770 44,510 2,255
2134 Chemical engineers 12,360 11,385 965
214 Other engineers 69,670 66,065 3,605
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers 16,570 15,695 875
2142 Metallurgical and materials engineers 2,780 2,655 120
2143 Mining engineers 3,540 3,315 225
2144 Geological engineers 2,995 2,860 130
2145 Petroleum engineers 8,510 7,365 1,145
2146 Aerospace engineers 6,335 6,160 175
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 23,945 23,215 725
2148 Other professional engineers, n.e.c. 4,995 4,795 200
215 Architects, urban planners and land surveyors 39,520 37,970 1,555
2151 Architects 17,205 16,770 435
2152 Landscape architects 2,125 2,080 45
2153 Urban and land use planners 12,435 12,025 410
2154 Land surveyors 7,755 7,095 660
216 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries 12,620 12,265 355
2161 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries 12,620 12,265 355
217 Computer and information systems professionals 366,690 353,550 13,140
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants 163,260 157,655 5,600
2172 Database analysts and data administrators 21,610 20,770 835
2173 Software engineers and designers 48,895 47,375 1,520
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers 105,830 102,125 3,705
2175 Web designers and developers 27,090 25,620 1,480
22 Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences 548,835 517,535 31,305
221 Technical occupations in physical sciences 32,615 30,155 2,460
2211 Chemical technologists and technicians 23,955 22,550 1,410
2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians 8,655 7,605 1,055
222 Technical occupations in life sciences 46,685 43,110 3,570
2221 Biological technologists and technicians 10,325 9,520 805
2222 Agricultural and fish products inspectors 4,465 4,300 170
2223 Forestry technologists and technicians 7,250 6,405 850
2224 Conservation and fishery officers 5,005 4,460 545
2225 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 19,635 18,435 1,200
223 Technical occupations in civil, mechanical and industrial engineering 84,235 79,755 4,475
2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians 23,450 21,745 1,705
2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians 21,225 20,165 1,065
2233 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians 17,510 16,765 745
2234 Construction estimators 22,050 21,080 970
224 Technical occupations in electronics and electrical engineering 110,265 104,625 5,640
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 43,345 41,175 2,165
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) 51,215 48,690 2,530
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics 9,535 8,810 725
2244 Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors 6,165 5,945 220
225 Technical occupations in architecture, drafting, surveying, geomatics and meteorology 61,435 57,310 4,130
2251 Architectural technologists and technicians 10,695 10,240 450
2252 Industrial designers 9,175 8,830 345
2253 Drafting technologists and technicians 27,970 25,790 2,185
2254 Land survey technologists and technicians 4,895 4,325 565
2255 Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology 8,695 8,115 585
226 Other technical inspectors and regulatory officers 62,435 57,745 4,685
2261 Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians 7,155 6,320 830
2262 Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers 5,585 5,255 330
2263 Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety 33,720 31,320 2,400
2264 Construction inspectors 15,980 14,855 1,125
227 Transportation officers and controllers 30,235 28,985 1,250
2271 Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors 16,805 16,315 495
2272 Air traffic controllers and related occupations 4,590 4,495 100
2273 Deck officers, water transport 5,175 4,725 455
2274 Engineer officers, water transport 2,190 2,020 170
2275 Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators 1,470 1,430 45
228 Technical occupations in computer and information systems 120,940 115,855 5,085
2281 Computer network technicians 67,520 65,225 2,290
2282 User support technicians 43,615 41,470 2,150
2283 Information systems testing technicians 9,805 9,155 645
3 Health occupations 1,245,885 1,218,010 27,875
30 Professional occupations in nursing 307,065 301,910 5,155
301 Professional occupations in nursing 307,065 301,910 5,150
3011 Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors 15,980 15,690 290
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 291,090 286,225 4,860
31 Professional occupations in health (except nursing) 271,575 267,950 3,625
311 Physicians, dentists and veterinarians 133,585 132,320 1,265
3111 Specialist physicians 44,870 44,505 365
3112 General practitioners and family physicians 56,820 56,295 525
3113 Dentists 21,600 21,420 190
3114 Veterinarians 10,290 10,095 195
312 Optometrists, chiropractors and other health diagnosing and treating professionals 27,035 26,660 375
3121 Optometrists 5,710 5,685 25
3122 Chiropractors 8,095 8,030 70
3124 Allied primary health practitioners 7,315 7,120 195
3125 Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating 5,910 5,825 85
313 Pharmacists, dietitians and nutritionists 48,905 48,045 860
3131 Pharmacists 36,985 36,330 655
3132 Dietitians and nutritionists 11,925 11,715 210
314 Therapy and assessment professionals 62,050 60,930 1,120
3141 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists 10,880 10,725 155
3142 Physiotherapists 24,515 24,130 390
3143 Occupational therapists 15,470 15,195 275
3144 Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment 11,175 10,870 300
32 Technical occupations in health 344,730 336,645 8,085
321 Medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) 147,480 143,790 3,690
3211 Medical laboratory technologists 20,030 19,760 265
3212 Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants 22,725 21,975 750
3213 Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians 15,550 14,875 670
3214 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists 11,300 11,155 150
3215 Medical radiation technologists 19,625 19,360 265
3216 Medical sonographers 5,305 5,250 55
3217 Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. 2,895 2,860 35
3219 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) 50,055 48,560 1,495
322 Technical occupations in dental health care 34,835 34,115 720
3221 Denturists 2,450 2,435 10
3222 Dental hygienists and dental therapists 26,580 26,065 515
3223 Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants 5,815 5,620 195
323 Other technical occupations in health care 162,415 158,740 3,675
3231 Opticians 8,905 8,720 185
3232 Practitioners of natural healing 9,455 9,235 220
3233 Licensed practical nurses 71,060 69,625 1,435
3234 Paramedical occupations 27,625 26,815 805
3236 Massage therapists 34,085 33,405 685
3237 Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment 11,280 10,945 340
34 Assisting occupations in support of health services 322,515 311,505 11,015
341 Assisting occupations in support of health services 322,515 311,500 11,015
3411 Dental assistants 33,670 32,525 1,140
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 254,105 245,500 8,605
3414 Other assisting occupations in support of health services 34,740 33,470 1,270
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 2,138,445 2,062,015 76,425
40 Professional occupations in education services 706,890 682,010 24,880
401 University professors and post-secondary assistants 141,085 128,690 12,395
4011 University professors and lecturers 69,915 66,415 3,500
4012 Post-secondary teaching and research assistants 71,170 62,275 8,895
402 College and other vocational instructors 91,835 87,250 4,585
4021 College and other vocational instructors 91,835 87,250 4,585
403 Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors 473,975 466,070 7,900
4031 Secondary school teachers 163,270 160,890 2,380
4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 288,140 283,530 4,610
4033 Educational counsellors 22,565 21,650 915
41 Professional occupations in law and social, community and government services 487,945 472,440 15,505
411 Judges, lawyers and Quebec notaries 94,710 92,970 1,740
4111 Judges 3,105 3,085 20
4112 Lawyers and Quebec notaries 91,605 89,885 1,720
415 Social and community service professionals 158,570 155,000 3,575
4151 Psychologists 23,715 23,400 320
4152 Social workers 59,145 57,870 1,285
4153 Family, marriage and other related counsellors 26,340 25,750 590
4154 Professional occupations in religion 29,455 28,795 660
4155 Probation and parole officers and related occupations 5,845 5,785 60
4156 Employment counsellors 14,075 13,405 670
416 Policy and program researchers, consultants and officers 234,660 224,465 10,195
4161 Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers 26,885 25,770 1,110
4162 Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts 18,680 18,105 580
4163 Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants 66,140 62,890 3,250
4164 Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers 33,530 32,420 1,110
4165 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers 33,125 32,010 1,120
4166 Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers 23,405 22,675 725
4167 Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers 10,565 10,185 380
4168 Program officers unique to government 16,080 14,665 1,410
4169 Other professional occupations in social science, n.e.c. 6,250 5,750 500
42 Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 434,900 417,345 17,560
421 Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 434,900 417,345 17,560
4211 Paralegal and related occupations 29,015 27,945 1,065
4212 Social and community service workers 145,555 139,775 5,785
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants 201,265 193,555 7,715
4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities 21,255 20,895 355
4216 Other instructors 29,585 27,315 2,270
4217 Other religious occupations 8,225 7,865 360
43 Occupations in front-line public protection services 155,260 152,610 2,650
431 Occupations in front-line public protection services 155,260 152,605 2,655
4311 Police officers (except commissioned) 76,535 75,915 620
4312 Firefighters 32,875 32,085 795
4313 Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces 45,850 44,605 1,240
44 Care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations 353,450 337,625 15,825
441 Home care providers and educational support occupations 316,870 301,740 15,130
4411 Home child care providers 90,970 85,825 5,140
4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations 101,885 96,010 5,880
4413 Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants 124,015 119,900 4,115
442 Legal and public protection support occupations 36,575 35,880 695
4421 Sheriffs and bailiffs 3,055 3,005 55
4422 Correctional service officers 23,480 23,195 285
4423 By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers, n.e.c. 10,040 9,690 355
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 557,275 515,820 41,450
51 Professional occupations in art and culture 196,720 186,725 9,995
511 Librarians, archivists, conservators and curators 13,025 12,575 455
5111 Librarians 9,090 8,870 220
5112 Conservators and curators 2,030 1,905 120
5113 Archivists 1,910 1,795 120
512 Writing, translating and related communications professionals 74,335 70,695 3,640
5121 Authors and writers 27,695 26,405 1,295
5122 Editors 17,165 16,345 820
5123 Journalists 12,050 11,490 560
5125 Translators, terminologists and interpreters 17,420 16,455 965
513 Creative and performing artists 109,360 103,465 5,900
5131 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations 27,595 26,500 1,090
5132 Conductors, composers and arrangers 4,195 4,045 145
5133 Musicians and singers 35,005 33,465 1,540
5134 Dancers 10,145 9,680 465
5135 Actors and comedians 11,370 9,695 1,675
5136 Painters, sculptors and other visual artists 21,055 20,070 985
52 Technical occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 360,550 329,100 31,455
521 Technical occupations in libraries, public archives, museums and art galleries 16,885 15,075 1,805
5211 Library and public archive technicians 9,510 9,225 290
5212 Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries 7,375 5,855 1,515
522 Photographers, graphic arts technicians and technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts 73,015 67,630 5,380
5221 Photographers 17,960 16,760 1,195
5222 Film and video camera operators 5,205 4,740 470
5223 Graphic arts technicians 9,155 8,740 415
5224 Broadcast technicians 2,120 2,045 70
5225 Audio and video recording technicians 13,325 12,600 720
5226 Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts 14,710 13,555 1,150
5227 Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts 10,540 9,185 1,355
523 Announcers and other performers, n.e.c. 12,325 11,345 980
5231 Announcers and other broadcasters 5,975 5,685 295
5232 Other performers, n.e.c. 6,350 5,660 685
524 Creative designers and craftspersons 118,940 113,305 5,635
5241 Graphic designers and illustrators 62,755 59,470 3,285
5242 Interior designers and interior decorators 25,635 24,600 1,035
5243 Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers 14,790 14,070 720
5244 Artisans and craftspersons 14,720 14,160 560
5245 Patternmakers - textile, leather and fur products 1,045 1,000 40
525 Athletes, coaches, referees and related occupations 139,395 121,740 17,655
5251 Athletes 2,950 2,415 545
5252 Coaches 10,940 10,365 570
5253 Sports officials and referees 6,055 4,305 1,750
5254 Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness 119,445 104,655 14,790
6 Sales and service occupations 4,265,895 3,979,590 286,305
62 Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations 404,250 391,975 12,280
621 Retail sales supervisors 64,540 62,160 2,380
6211 Retail sales supervisors 64,540 62,155 2,385
622 Technical sales specialists in wholesale trade and retail and wholesale buyers 114,325 109,460 4,865
6221 Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade 78,290 75,415 2,870
6222 Retail and wholesale buyers 36,040 34,045 1,990
623 Insurance, real estate and financial sales occupations 225,385 220,360 5,025
6231 Insurance agents and brokers 70,180 68,415 1,765
6232 Real estate agents and salespersons 92,850 91,415 1,435
6235 Financial sales representatives 62,355 60,530 1,825
63 Service supervisors and specialized service occupations 580,600 547,175 33,425
631 Service supervisors 89,050 85,015 4,035
6311 Food service supervisors 42,210 40,420 1,795
6312 Executive housekeepers 3,840 3,615 225
6313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors 5,020 4,800 215
6314 Customer and information services supervisors 11,685 11,205 480
6315 Cleaning supervisors 11,550 11,080 470
6316 Other services supervisors 14,750 13,900 855
632 Chefs and cooks 291,385 269,635 21,750
6321 Chefs 62,305 59,005 3,295
6322 Cooks 229,085 210,630 18,455
633 Butchers and bakers 63,790 60,280 3,515
6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale 19,740 18,800 935
6332 Bakers 44,055 41,475 2,580
634 Specialized occupations in personal and customer services 136,375 132,245 4,120
6341 Hairstylists and barbers 102,965 100,305 2,655
6342 Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners 17,035 16,170 870
6343 Shoe repairers and shoemakers 1,425 1,370 60
6344 Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations 5,205 4,965 240
6345 Upholsterers 4,985 4,760 225
6346 Funeral directors and embalmers 4,755 4,685 75
64 Sales representatives and salespersons - wholesale and retail trade 787,125 735,590 51,535
641 Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) 113,150 108,815 4,330
6411 Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) 113,145 108,810 4,335
642 Retail salespersons 673,975 626,780 47,200
6421 Retail salespersons 673,980 626,775 47,200
65 Service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations 902,400 842,825 59,575
651 Occupations in food and beverage service 299,680 277,200 22,475
6511 Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses 28,835 26,500 2,330
6512 Bartenders 41,270 38,360 2,910
6513 Food and beverage servers 229,575 212,340 17,240
652 Occupations in travel and accommodation 79,260 75,140 4,120
6521 Travel counsellors 25,020 24,015 1,000
6522 Pursers and flight attendants 15,415 14,805 610
6523 Airline ticket and service agents 13,315 12,805 510
6524 Ground and water transport ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks 3,075 2,860 215
6525 Hotel front desk clerks 22,440 20,655 1,785
653 Tourism and amusement services occupations 22,170 19,530 2,645
6531 Tour and travel guides 4,455 3,525 925
6532 Outdoor sport and recreational guides 4,260 2,955 1,305
6533 Casino occupations 13,450 13,045 410
654 Security guards and related security service occupations 119,715 111,300 8,415
6541 Security guards and related security service occupations 119,715 111,305 8,410
655 Customer and information services representatives 291,815 273,835 17,980
6551 Customer services representatives - financial institutions 76,235 73,215 3,020
6552 Other customer and information services representatives 215,580 200,620 14,955
656 Other occupations in personal service 89,760 85,815 3,945
6561 Image, social and other personal consultants 2,955 2,825 130
6562 Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations 60,135 57,765 2,370
6563 Pet groomers and animal care workers 24,250 22,900 1,345
6564 Other personal service occupations 2,425 2,320 105
66 Sales support occupations 586,850 538,195 48,660
661 Cashiers 345,665 316,755 28,915
6611 Cashiers 345,665 316,755 28,915
662 Other sales support and related occupations 241,185 221,440 19,745
6621 Service station attendants 18,415 16,750 1,660
6622 Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers 180,720 166,495 14,225
6623 Other sales related occupations 42,050 38,195 3,855
67 Service support and other service occupations, n.e.c. 1,004,660 923,830 80,830
671 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations 392,575 358,135 34,440
6711 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations 392,570 358,135 34,440
672 Support occupations in accommodation, travel and amusement services 37,800 31,555 6,245
6721 Support occupations in accommodation, travel and facilities set-up services 5,665 4,945 725
6722 Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport 32,135 26,615 5,525
673 Cleaners 524,755 488,325 36,420
6731 Light duty cleaners 253,410 235,380 18,030
6732 Specialized cleaners 44,730 40,630 4,105
6733 Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents 226,610 212,315 14,290
674 Other service support and related occupations, n.e.c. 49,535 45,815 3,720
6741 Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations 21,435 20,300 1,140
6742 Other service support occupations, n.e.c. 28,100 25,515 2,585
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,668,880 2,432,475 236,400
72 Industrial, electrical and construction trades 924,590 837,990 86,600
720 Contractors and supervisors, industrial, electrical and construction trades and related workers 99,330 94,550 4,780
7201 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations 15,270 14,460 810
7202 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations 17,630 16,760 865
7203 Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades 6,455 6,090 360
7204 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades 20,550 19,520 1,025
7205 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers 39,425 37,715 1,710
723 Machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades 193,040 174,395 18,650
7231 Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors 39,170 37,095 2,080
7232 Tool and die makers 11,510 11,155 350
7233 Sheet metal workers 20,695 18,505 2,195
7234 Boilermakers 4,270 3,665 605
7235 Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters 5,960 5,485 480
7236 Ironworkers 14,595 12,085 2,510
7237 Welders and related machine operators 96,840 86,405 10,435
724 Electrical trades and electrical power line and telecommunications workers 182,320 165,220 17,100
7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system) 94,685 83,695 10,995
7242 Industrial electricians 29,435 26,255 3,180
7243 Power system electricians 6,200 5,745 455
7244 Electrical power line and cable workers 12,580 11,785 800
7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers 10,470 9,855 620
7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers 27,105 26,135 970
7247 Cable television service and maintenance technicians 1,835 1,755 85
725 Plumbers, pipefitters and gas fitters 83,175 75,735 7,435
7251 Plumbers 52,840 48,815 4,025
7252 Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers 22,900 19,880 3,010
7253 Gas fitters 7,435 7,040 395
727 Carpenters and cabinetmakers 185,775 165,420 20,355
7271 Carpenters 166,795 147,395 19,405
7272 Cabinetmakers 18,980 18,025 950
728 Masonry and plastering trades 72,320 64,950 7,365
7281 Bricklayers 19,415 17,375 2,035
7282 Concrete finishers 12,040 10,440 1,595
7283 Tilesetters 10,470 9,740 730
7284 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers 30,395 27,395 3,000
729 Other construction trades 108,635 97,715 10,920
7291 Roofers and shinglers 23,540 21,220 2,325
7292 Glaziers 9,855 9,120 735
7293 Insulators 10,820 9,150 1,670
7294 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) 48,150 43,170 4,980
7295 Floor covering installers 16,270 15,055 1,210
73 Maintenance and equipment operation trades 514,070 488,740 25,335
730 Contractors and supervisors, maintenance trades and heavy equipment and transport operators 75,955 71,335 4,620
7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades 23,430 22,730 700
7302 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews 38,350 34,915 3,435
7303 Supervisors, printing and related occupations 2,990 2,890 100
7304 Supervisors, railway transport operations 1,985 1,930 55
7305 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators 9,205 8,870 335
731 Machinery and transportation equipment mechanics (except motor vehicles) 165,790 157,380 8,415
7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics 72,945 68,830 4,120
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics 39,580 37,365 2,210
7313 Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics 25,630 24,355 1,280
7314 Railway carmen/women 2,525 2,490 35
7315 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors 17,310 16,740 575
7316 Machine fitters 2,455 2,345 110
7318 Elevator constructors and mechanics 5,350 5,260 90
732 Automotive service technicians 186,780 179,455 7,325
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers 156,835 150,905 5,925
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers 29,945 28,550 1,400
733 Other mechanics and related repairers 28,425 27,200 1,225
7331 Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics 2,620 2,365 255
7332 Appliance servicers and repairers 7,225 6,990 240
7333 Electrical mechanics 9,615 9,280 325
7334 Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics 5,790 5,575 210
7335 Other small engine and small equipment repairers 3,180 2,990 190
736 Train crew operating occupations 9,420 8,700 725
7361 Railway and yard locomotive engineers 4,445 4,390 55
7362 Railway conductors and brakemen/women 4,980 4,305 670
737 Crane operators, drillers and blasters 18,380 16,715 1,665
7371 Crane operators 14,955 13,760 1,200
7372 Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction 2,565 2,175 390
7373 Water well drillers 855 780 75
738 Printing press operators and other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. 29,310 27,950 1,360
7381 Printing press operators 16,735 16,065 670
7384 Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. 12,580 11,890 685
74 Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers 267,820 245,240 22,580
744 Other installers, repairers and servicers 74,975 69,505 5,470
7441 Residential and commercial installers and servicers 50,405 46,350 4,055
7442 Waterworks and gas maintenance workers 5,295 4,885 415
7444 Pest controllers and fumigators 4,180 3,965 215
7445 Other repairers and servicers 15,090 14,305 780
745 Longshore workers and material handlers 192,845 175,735 17,115
7451 Longshore workers 6,815 6,330 485
7452 Material handlers 186,030 169,400 16,630
75 Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations 716,875 656,315 60,560
751 Motor vehicle and transit drivers 559,090 522,475 36,615
7511 Transport truck drivers 314,630 288,465 26,170
7512 Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators 92,555 90,255 2,300
7513 Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs 58,360 55,935 2,420
7514 Delivery and courier service drivers 93,550 87,825 5,725
752 Heavy equipment operators 116,975 96,390 20,580
7521 Heavy equipment operators (except crane) 92,245 75,485 16,755
7522 Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers 24,730 20,905 3,825
753 Other transport equipment operators and related maintenance workers 40,810 37,445 3,365
7531 Railway yard and track maintenance workers 6,095 5,730 365
7532 Water transport deck and engine room crew 4,380 3,710 670
7533 Boat and cable ferry operators and related occupations 2,475 2,060 420
7534 Air transport ramp attendants 10,215 9,745 475
7535 Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers 17,645 16,215 1,430
76 Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations 245,520 204,190 41,330
761 Trades helpers and labourers 208,480 171,350 37,125
7611 Construction trades helpers and labourers 198,575 162,800 35,780
7612 Other trades helpers and labourers 9,905 8,555 1,350
762 Public works and other labourers, n.e.c. 37,040 32,840 4,200
7621 Public works and maintenance labourers 32,075 28,595 3,480
7622 Railway and motor transport labourers 4,965 4,245 715
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 416,130 353,980 62,150
82 Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production 118,045 98,640 19,400
821 Supervisors, logging and forestry 4,485 3,875 610
8211 Supervisors, logging and forestry 4,485 3,870 610
822 Contractors and supervisors, mining, oil and gas 22,130 18,480 3,650
8221 Supervisors, mining and quarrying 6,745 6,345 395
8222 Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services 15,385 12,135 3,250
823 Underground miners, oil and gas drillers and related occupations 27,325 22,440 4,880
8231 Underground production and development miners 15,810 14,215 1,595
8232 Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers 11,510 8,225 3,285
824 Logging machinery operators 8,290 5,485 2,805
8241 Logging machinery operators 8,290 5,485 2,805
825 Contractors and supervisors, agriculture, horticulture and related operations and services 32,460 31,015 1,445
8252 Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers 10,550 10,105 445
8255 Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services 21,910 20,905 1,005
826 Fishing vessel masters and fishermen/women 23,360 17,350 6,010
8261 Fishing masters and officers 2,830 2,370 460
8262 Fishermen/women 20,530 14,975 5,550
84 Workers in natural resources, agriculture and related production 153,475 134,415 19,050
841 Mine service workers and operators in oil and gas drilling 11,725 8,935 2,790
8411 Underground mine service and support workers 3,135 2,785 355
8412 Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators 8,590 6,155 2,440
842 Logging and forestry workers 15,335 10,845 4,490
8421 Chain saw and skidder operators 7,960 5,695 2,260
8422 Silviculture and forestry workers 7,375 5,150 2,225
843 Agriculture and horticulture workers 119,925 109,870 10,055
8431 General farm workers 103,705 95,060 8,645
8432 Nursery and greenhouse workers 16,215 14,805 1,405
844 Other workers in fishing and trapping and hunting occupations 6,490 4,765 1,720
8441 Fishing vessel deckhands 5,885 4,250 1,635
8442 Trappers and hunters 605 515 85
86 Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers 144,620 120,925 23,700
861 Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers 144,620 120,925 23,695
8611 Harvesting labourers 6,590 4,765 1,830
8612 Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers 115,705 99,530 16,180
8613 Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers 2,215 1,640 575
8614 Mine labourers 3,475 2,915 560
8615 Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers 10,145 6,970 3,175
8616 Logging and forestry labourers 6,480 5,100 1,380
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 814,280 753,370 60,905
92 Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators 137,385 131,720 5,655
921 Supervisors, processing and manufacturing occupations 49,495 47,505 1,985
9211 Supervisors, mineral and metal processing 7,835 7,535 295
9212 Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities 14,475 13,730 745
9213 Supervisors, food and beverage processing 13,290 12,790 505
9214 Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing 5,465 5,285 180
9215 Supervisors, forest products processing 6,555 6,345 210
9217 Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing 1,875 1,820 60
922 Supervisors, assembly and fabrication 21,715 21,070 645
9221 Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling 7,950 7,730 225
9222 Supervisors, electronics manufacturing 1,780 1,690 85
9223 Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing 1,310 1,265 45
9224 Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing 2,855 2,770 80
9226 Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing 3,980 3,910 70
9227 Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly 3,840 3,705 135
923 Central control and process operators in processing and manufacturing 23,630 22,455 1,170
9231 Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing 2,060 1,965 100
9232 Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing 18,805 17,805 1,000
9235 Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators 2,765 2,690 80
924 Utilities equipment operators and controllers 42,550 40,695 1,855
9241 Power engineers and power systems operators 29,800 28,570 1,230
9243 Water and waste treatment plant operators 12,745 12,120 625
94 Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related production workers 239,060 225,075 13,985
941 Machine operators and related workers in mineral and metal products processing and manufacturing 60,605 57,075 3,535
9411 Machine operators, mineral and metal processing 10,020 9,540 480
9412 Foundry workers 3,900 3,740 165
9413 Glass forming and finishing machine operators and glass cutters 3,515 3,305 210
9414 Concrete, clay and stone forming operators 6,185 5,690 490
9415 Inspectors and testers, mineral and metal processing 2,695 2,520 180
9416 Metalworking and forging machine operators 15,545 14,545 1,000
9417 Machining tool operators 11,135 10,550 585
9418 Other metal products machine operators 7,625 7,195 430
942 Machine operators and related workers in chemical, plastic and rubber processing 35,750 33,915 1,830
9421 Chemical plant machine operators 10,150 9,565 580
9422 Plastics processing machine operators 17,815 16,965 850
9423 Rubber processing machine operators and related workers 7,785 7,380 405
943 Machine operators and related workers in pulp and paper production and wood processing and manufacturing 35,295 33,620 1,680
9431 Sawmill machine operators 8,755 8,295 455
9432 Pulp mill machine operators 2,280 2,220 60
9433 Papermaking and finishing machine operators 3,280 3,175 105
9434 Other wood processing machine operators 5,475 5,200 280
9435 Paper converting machine operators 5,045 4,905 140
9436 Lumber graders and other wood processing inspectors and graders 3,265 3,130 140
9437 Woodworking machine operators 7,185 6,695 490
944 Machine operators and related workers in textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing 28,685 26,835 1,850
9441 Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers 3,955 3,740 215
9442 Weavers, knitters and other fabric making occupations 3,510 3,250 260
9445 Fabric, fur and leather cutters 1,780 1,675 105
9446 Industrial sewing machine operators 17,285 16,190 1,095
9447 Inspectors and graders, textile, fabric, fur and leather products manufacturing 2,150 1,980 170
946 Machine operators and related workers in food, beverage and associated products processing 61,410 57,305 4,105
9461 Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing 34,755 33,050 1,705
9462 Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers 14,675 14,060 620
9463 Fish and seafood plant workers 6,980 5,665 1,315
9465 Testers and graders, food and beverage processing 5,000 4,535 470
947 Printing equipment operators and related occupations 17,310 16,325 985
9471 Plateless printing equipment operators 7,350 6,985 370
9472 Camera, platemaking and other prepress occupations 2,720 2,565 155
9473 Binding and finishing machine operators 4,850 4,565 285
9474 Photographic and film processors 2,390 2,215 175
95 Assemblers in manufacturing 194,185 180,465 13,720
952 Mechanical, electrical and electronics assemblers 111,940 104,305 7,635
9521 Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors 6,775 6,365 405
9522 Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers 66,200 61,670 4,525
9523 Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers 15,305 14,280 1,025
9524 Assemblers and inspectors, electrical appliance, apparatus and equipment manufacturing 8,325 7,730 590
9525 Assemblers, fabricators and inspectors, industrial electrical motors and transformers 2,125 1,945 180
9526 Mechanical assemblers and inspectors 11,275 10,455 820
9527 Machine operators and inspectors, electrical apparatus manufacturing 1,945 1,860 85
953 Other assembly and related occupations 82,240 76,155 6,080
9531 Boat assemblers and inspectors 1,625 1,520 110
9532 Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors 11,825 11,120 700
9533 Other wood products assemblers and inspectors 9,215 8,365 845
9534 Furniture finishers and refinishers 6,710 6,360 350
9535 Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors 11,660 10,800 860
9536 Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators 17,355 15,935 1,420
9537 Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors 23,850 22,055 1,800
96 Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 243,655 216,110 27,550
961 Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 243,660 216,110 27,550
9611 Labourers in mineral and metal processing 9,720 8,820 900
9612 Labourers in metal fabrication 14,990 13,255 1,735
9613 Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities 9,410 8,455 955
9614 Labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing 23,405 21,205 2,200
9615 Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing 8,490 7,780 710
9616 Labourers in textile processing 3,695 3,345 355
9617 Labourers in food and beverage processing 76,400 69,100 7,295
9618 Labourers in fish and seafood processing 11,775 8,935 2,840
9619 Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 85,770 75,205 10,565

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users are advised to consult data quality comments for 'Highest certificate, diploma or degree,' available in the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 2

Refers to whether a person aged 15 years and over who is in the labour force was employed or unemployed during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Early enumeration was conducted in remote, isolated parts of the provinces and territories. When enumeration has taken place before May 2016, the reference date used is the date on which the household was enumerated.

In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 3

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons aged 15 years and over as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2016.

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Footnote 4

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked for pay or self-employment or last worked for pay or self-employment prior to 2015.

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Footnote 5

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who have worked at some point in time between January 2015 and May 2016.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016295.

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