Public Administration

The public administration industry includes organizations involved in enacting and interpreting laws and regulations, and those that administer programs based on them. Legislative activities, taxation, national defence, public order and safety, economic and workforce development, immigration services, foreign affairs and international assistance are examples of government activities.

The industry includes federal, provincial and local/municipal governments.

More information is available about this industry in the B.C. Labour Market Outlook.

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Raw data is available at BC Data Catalogue.


Federal government public administration
Local and Indigenous public administration
Provincial and territorial public administration

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