Industry Profiles

Learn everything you need to know about B.C. Industries, including employment, wages, outlook and more. Access profiles and see employment gains and losses by industry for 2013 at a glance.

Industry Profiles Growth
(2012 - 2013)
Job Growth
(2012 - 2013)
Accommodation and Food Services +1.3 % +2,300 jobs
Agriculture +6.2 % +1,600 jobs
Construction -0.4 % -700 jobs
Educational Services -0.6 % -1,100 jobs
Fishing, Hunting and Trapping -19.0 % -400 jobs
Health Care and Social Assistance -4.4 % -12,200 jobs
Manufacturing -8.8 % -15,700 jobs
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction +12.6 % +3,300 jobs
Other Services -12.6 % -14,300 jobs
Public Administration +9.5 % +9,700 jobs
Transportation and Warehousing -6.0 % -7,700 jobs
Utilities -12.1 % -1,800 jobs
Wholesale and Retail Trade +3.8 % +13,500 jobs

Source: 2013 Labour Force Survey

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