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Business Counts and Employment by Industry

Number of Businesses

  • Business Locations by Employee Size [PDF] [XLS]  Note that XLS contains 2-digit detail for Development Regions and Regional Districts - see right-most tab in workbook.
  • Business Locations by CMA and CA [XLSX]
  • Business Locations by Census Subdivision (Municipalities and non-incorporated areas) [XLSX]

Employment by Industry

Small Business Counts and Employment

Source: Data tables on Statistics Canada's CANSIM site - Select Table Link to access data:

Title Table Link
Canadian Business Patterns, various tables Tables
EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (following datasets from Labour Force Survey)
   Provinces (29 industries) Tables
      Provinces (other cross-tabulated industry tables) Tables
   Economic Regions (Development Regions) Tables
   Census Metropolitan Areas Tables
   Urban/Rural areas Tables

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