Data tables, 2016 Census

Main Mode of Commuting (10), Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 (21), Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (11) and Sex (3) for the Employed Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over Having a Usual Place of Work or No Fixed Workplace Address, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

About this variable: Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 (21)


Industry (based on the North American Industry Classification System [NAICS] 2012)

'Industry' refers to a generally homogeneous group of economic producing units, primarily engaged in a specific set of activities. An activity is a particular method of combining goods and services inputs, labour and capital to produce one or more goods and/or services (products). In most cases, the activities that define an industry are homogeneous with respect to the production processes used.


  1. Total - Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 Footnote 1
  2. 11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
  3. 21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
  4. 22 Utilities
  5. 23 Construction
  6. 31-33 Manufacturing
  7. 41 Wholesale trade
  8. 44-45 Retail trade
  9. 48-49 Transportation and warehousing
  10. 51 Information and cultural industries
  11. 52 Finance and insurance
  12. 53 Real estate and rental and leasing
  13. 54 Professional, scientific and technical services
  14. 55 Management of companies and enterprises
  15. 56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
  16. 61 Educational services
  17. 62 Health care and social assistance
  18. 71 Arts, entertainment and recreation
  19. 72 Accommodation and food services
  20. 81 Other services (except public administration)
  21. 91 Public administration


Footnote 1

Refers to the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked.

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