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Table 282-0078 Labour force survey estimates (LFS), employees by union coverage, North American Industry Classification Syst

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Labour Force Survey - 3701
Geography Union coverage North American Industry Classificati 1997 1998 1999 2000
Total employees,
covered and not
Ontario covered by union Total employees, all industries (7) 4438.8 4580.8 4742.2 4913.5
Total employees, Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
covered and not oil and gas [21 113-114 1153 2100]
Ontario covered by union (11,12) 37 32.8 32.9 30.1
Total employees,
covered and not
Ontario covered by union Construction [23] 177.2 184.9 187 203.6
Total employees,
covered and not
Ontario covered by union Manufacturing [31-33] 895.9 942.8 999.8 1040.3
Total employees,
covered and not Wholesale and retail trade [41 44-
Ontario covered by union 45] 673.5 686.6 730.5 754
Total employees,
covered and not Transportation and warehousing
Ontario covered by union [48-49] 202.8 208.4 208.3 217.8
Total employees,
covered and not Finance, insurance, real estate,
Ontario covered by union rental and leasing [52-53] 323.6 323.6 327.6 326.1
Total employees,
covered and not Business, building and other
Ontario covered by union support services [55-56] (5) 150.4 161.9 164.8 174.4
Total employees,
covered and not Information, culture and recreation
Ontario covered by union [51 71] 207.2 204.4 220.4 242.2
Total employees,
covered and not Accommodation and food services
Ontario covered by union [72] 278.3 291.9 297.8 306.8
Total employees,
covered and not
Ontario covered by union Public administration [91] 278.9 281.9 286 281.9
Total employees,
covered and not
Ontario covered by union Public sector 935.4 940.3 958.9 991
Total employees,
covered and not
Ontario covered by union Private sector 3503.4 3640.5 3783.3 3922.5
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Total employees, all industries 1325.2 1345.3 1332.3 1390.7
Union coverage Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
Ontario (1) oil and gas 15.4 13.7 13.3 12.5
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Construction 57.8 61.3 60.6 66
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Manufacturing 308.7 314.7 309 323.2
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Wholesale and retail trade 87 85 86.7 99
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Transportation and warehousing 80.9 89.1 81.6 86.4
Union coverage Finance, insurance, real estate,
Ontario (1) rental and leasing 16.6 12.8 14.1 17.8
Union coverage Business, building and other
Ontario (1) support services 16.2 20.8 16.7 17.2
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Information, culture and recreation 46.8 46.2 48 51.8
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Accommodation and food services 18.9 22.7 16.2 23.3
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Public administration 192.3 186.8 192.2 189.1
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Public sector 651.9 647.3 664.5 679.6
Union coverage
Ontario (1) Private sector 673.3 698 667.8 711.1
Percentage Union
Ontario Coverage Total employees, all industries 29.9% 29.4% 28.1% 28.3%
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
Ontario oil and gas 41.6% 41.8% 40.4% 41.5%
Ontario Construction 32.6% 33.2% 32.4% 32.4%
Ontario Manufacturing 34.5% 33.4% 30.9% 31.1%
Ontario Wholesale and retail trade 12.9% 12.4% 11.9% 13.1%
Ontario Transportation and warehousing 39.9% 42.8% 39.2% 39.7%
Finance, insurance, real estate,
Ontario rental and leasing 5.1% 4.0% 4.3% 5.5%
Business, building and other
Ontario support services 10.8% 12.8% 10.1% 9.9%

Ontario Information, culture and recreation 22.6% 22.6% 21.8% 21.4%


Ontario Accommodation and food services 6.8% 7.8% 5.4% 7.6%
Ontario Public administration 68.9% 66.3% 67.2% 67.1%
Ontario Public sector 69.7% 68.8% 69.3% 68.6%
Ontario Private sector 19.2% 19.2% 17.7% 18.1%
Ontario Total Public and Private 29.9% 29.4% 28.1% 28.3%
Canada Total employees, c Public sector 2650.9 2650.7 2704.5 2798.4
Canada Total employees, c Private sector 8713.6 8982.6 9256.2 9580.7
Canada Union coverage (1)Public sector 1979.1 1965.7 2019.2 2068.5
Canada Union coverage (1)Private sector 1855.8 1875.9 1843.4 1936
TROC Total employees, c Public sector 1715.5 1710.4 1745.6 1807.4
TROC Total employees, c Private sector 5210.2 5342.1 5472.9 5658.2
TROC Union Coverage Public Sector 1327.2 1318.4 1354.7 1388.9
TROC Union Coverage Private Sector 1182.5 1177.9 1175.6 1224.9
TROC Union coverage (1)Public sector % union coverage 77.37% 77.08% 77.61% 76.85%
TROC Union coverage (1)Private Sector % union coverage 22.7% 22.0% 21.5% 21.6%
TROC Total public and private 36% 35.4% 35.1% 35.0%
Canada Public Sector % union coverage 74.66% 74.16% 74.66% 73.92%
Canada Private Sector % union coverage 21.30% 20.88% 19.9% 20.2%
Canada Total public and private 33.7% 33.0% 32.3% 32.3%

Footnotes: Employees who are members of a union and employees who are not union members but who are covered by a co
1 Industry refers to the general nature of the business carried out by the employer for whom the respondent works
3 The Labour force survey collection of tables, starting with number 282-, is large with many possible cross-tabulatio
4 Formerly "Management of companies and administrative and other support services".
5 This combines the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes 11 to 91.
7 Labour Force Survey (LFS) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code exception: add group 2100
11 Also referred to as Natural resources.
12
Source:
Statistics Canada. Table 282-0078 - Labour force survey estimates (LFS), employees by union coverage, North American Industr
(accessed: August 24, 2017)

Union Coverage - -All Employees Union Coverage -- All Employees


24.0%
38.0%
36.2%
Unionization
36.0%by industry or sector
33.7%
36.0% Stats Can 282-0072
34.0% 22.0%
34.0% 32.0% 32.6%
80.0% 29.9% 20.0%
32.0% 30.0%
29.9%
30.0% 28.0%
70.0% 18.0%
28.0% 26.0% 26.7%
26.0% 16.0%
60.0% 24.0%
24.0%
22.0%
22.0% 14.0%
50.0% 20.0%
20.0%
20 2 0

06
20 1 7
20 1 8
20 2 9

20 2 1
2
03
04
05

07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
12.0%
1199

1400

1600
1299
1399

1500

20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
00
97
98
99

01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
20 1

40.0%
19
19
19
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20

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Ca nada
Onta ri o The Rest of Cana da 1997 1998 1999 2000 2
30.0%

20.0%

10.0%

0.0%
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total empl oyees , al l i ndustri es Forestry, fis hi ng, mi ni ng, qua rryi ng, oi l a nd gas
Construction Ma nufa cturi ng
Publ i c sector Pri vate s ector
Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, annual (persons x 1,000)(4)

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

5045 5142.7 5296.6 5377.2 5446.5 5513.5 5562.1 5606.7 5427.4 5522.9

33.2 31 28.9 30.1 31.2 35.2 31.5 33.4 31.5 35.1

221 227.9 252 241.2 267.6 270.5 271.4 293.8 274.7 299.6

1026.1 1054.6 1059.2 1065 1026.7 960.6 897.9 832.8 733.1 723.3

804.6 809 818.8 843.4 867.3 886.3 889.9 897.2 877.3 897.3

229.2 229.9 235.9 245.8 246.4 240.9 247.4 263.2 261.4 254.4

336 342.3 349.4 366.8 379.4 400.9 389.7 396.2 403.1 398.9

180.4 189.9 212.7 216.2 220 231.1 233.5 236.1 218.7 224.8

257.7 252 245.6 255.1 252.8 271.3 278.4 258.8 259.8 266.2

300.8 325.1 326.3 333.7 328.4 340.1 364.1 363.5 354.3 361.3

284.3 296.7 310.6 311.2 323.9 312.8 331.1 355.8 354 357.1

1005.3 1037.3 1051.3 1110 1137.4 1162.6 1195.8 1260.5 1232.8 1254.7

4039.7 4105.4 4245.3 4267.1 4309.1 4350.9 4366.3 4346.2 4194.7 4268.2

1412.9 1445.7 1501.7 1497.8 1570.5 1545.9 1567.9 1562.6 1508.3 1528.2

11.8 11.5 11.8 13.1 12.3 13.6 10.9 13.6 11.1 9.3
69 75.3 83 75.4 85.5 79.8 95.2 91 84 92.9

302.4 302.7 299.4 290.5 288.7 256.3 222.2 199.7 148.6 143.5

106.7 106.8 110.6 101.7 111.3 120.8 120.5 105.8 114.7 114.1

89.1 88.6 92.6 95.9 90.6 95.6 94.3 102.9 100.9 103.7

16.3 16.6 17.1 19.4 16.5 19.1 21.6 17.1 15.5 16.6

21.3 24.7 25.7 24.6 25.4 30.4 25.4 30.5 29 35.9

56 51.9 53.4 54.2 60.9 56 57.6 55 59.5 59.3

19.4 20.1 25.5 20.4 26.1 23.7 31.2 22.2 23.3 25.7

194.7 205.4 224.5 224.4 238.2 219.3 240.2 259.4 261.3 264.1

703.7 731.3 748 784.8 815.2 823 842.8 898.7 875.3 890.9

709.2 714.4 753.7 713 755.3 722.9 725.1 663.9 633 637.3

28.0% 28.1% 28.4% 27.9% 28.8% 28.0% 28.2% 27.9% 27.8% 27.7%

35.5% 37.1% 40.8% 43.5% 39.4% 38.6% 34.6% 40.7% 35.2% 26.5%
31.2% 33.0% 32.9% 31.3% 32.0% 29.5% 35.1% 31.0% 30.6% 31.0%
29.5% 28.7% 28.3% 27.3% 28.1% 26.7% 24.7% 24.0% 20.3% 19.8%
13.3% 13.2% 13.5% 12.1% 12.8% 13.6% 13.5% 11.8% 13.1% 12.7%
38.9% 38.5% 39.3% 39.0% 36.8% 39.7% 38.1% 39.1% 38.6% 40.8%

4.9% 4.8% 4.9% 5.3% 4.3% 4.8% 5.5% 4.3% 3.8% 4.2%

11.8% 13.0% 12.1% 11.4% 11.5% 13.2% 10.9% 12.9% 13.3% 16.0%

21.7% 20.6% 21.7% 21.2% 24.1% 20.6% 20.7% 21.3% 22.9% 22.3%
6.4% 6.2% 7.8% 6.1% 7.9% 7.0% 8.6% 6.1% 6.6% 7.1%
68.5% 69.2% 72.3% 72.1% 73.5% 70.1% 72.5% 72.9% 73.8% 74.0%
70.0% 70.5% 71.2% 70.7% 71.7% 70.8% 70.5% 71.3% 71.0% 71.0%
17.6% 17.4% 17.8% 16.7% 17.5% 16.6% 16.6% 15.3% 15.1% 14.9%
28.0% 28.1% 28.4% 27.9% 28.8% 28.0% 28.2% 27.9% 27.8% 27.7%
2845.7 2900.3 2943.1 3038.2 3112.8 3176.4 3272.3 3371.1 3371.3 3426.9
9808.7 10066.6 10305.6 10421.2 10493.8 10715.8 10898.4 10989.2 10663.2 10855.9
2138.2 2196.2 2222.4 2293 2334.1 2374.6 2437.9 2516.3 2525.9 2583
1955.3 1979.4 2046.1 1979 2026.6 2026.6 2034.4 1960.7 1895.2 1895.5
1840.4 1863 1891.8 1928.2 1975.4 2013.8 2076.5 2110.6 2138.5 2172.2
5769 5961.2 6060.3 6154.1 6184.7 6364.9 6532.1 6643 6468.5 6587.7
1434.5 1464.9 1474.4 1508.2 1518.9 1551.6 1595.1 1617.6 1650.6 1692.1
1246.1 1265 1292.4 1266 1271.3 1303.7 1309.3 1296.8 1262.2 1258.2
77.95% 78.63% 77.94% 78.22% 76.89% 77.05% 76.82% 76.64% 77.18% 77.90%
21.6% 21.2% 21.3% 20.6% 20.6% 20.5% 20.0% 19.5% 19.5% 19.1%
35.2% 34.9% 34.8% 34.3% 34.2% 34.1% 33.7% 33.3% 33.8% 33.7%
75.14% 75.72% 75.51% 75.47% 74.98% 74.76% 74.50% 74.64% 74.92% 75.37%
19.9% 19.7% 19.9% 19.0% 19.3% 18.9% 18.7% 17.8% 17.8% 17.5%
32.3% 32.2% 32.2% 31.7% 32.0% 31.7% 31.6% 31.2% 31.5% 31.4%

ut who are covered by a collective agreement or a union contract.


hom the respondent works (main job only). Industry estimates in this table are based on the 2012 North American Industry Classification Sy
any possible cross-tabulations for the 10 provinces and other geographic regions. To ensure respondent's confidentiality, detailed data are s

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exception: add group 2100 - Mining - not elsewhere classified (nec). Whenever the type of mining activity cannot be distinguished.
78.0%

76.0%

74.0%

ge, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, annual (persons) 72.0%

70.0%
Private Sector Union Coverage Public Sector Union
68.0%
Coverage
mployees 80.0%
24.0% 66.0%
78.0%
64.0%
22.0% 76.0% 97 98 99 00 01
19 19 19 20 20
20.0%
30.3% 74.0%

72.0%
18.0% 17.6%
70.0%
26.7%
16.0% 68.0%

14.0% 66.0% 13.7%


8
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16

12.0%
20
20
20
20
20
20
20
20

Onta ri o The Rest of Cana da


na 10.0%
da 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Ontari o The Rest of Ca nada

2 2013 2014 2015 2016

d gas
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

5634 5659 5761 5822.4 5834.8 5903.6 Un


Stats Can 282-007
350
37 32.4 33.8 31.8 40.7 33.7

300
310.4 303.9 312.2 324 325.2 346
250

738.8 751.4 733.7 718.1 716.9 715.5 200

150
898.2 892.7 911.4 931.3 930.5 915.8

100
266.5 254.8 271.6 259.9 253.9 258
50

409.7 399 411.7 426.1 435.2 460


0
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003

Construction
230.9 227.1 251.4 256 256.6 249.8 Tra ns portation and warehousi ng
Accommodation and food s ervi ces

281.3 266.3 259.9 262.3 254.4 263.1

371.8 401.2 403.5 414.9 404.2 412.1

363.4 365.8 371.6 366.8 344 353

1294.3 1286 1314 1305.4 1294.1 1306.4

4339.7 4373 4447 4517 4540.7 4597.3

1549.5 1586.8 1604.4 1572.4 1564.4 1574.8

9.9 11.7 10.5 9.6 10.7 9.9


90.9 96.7 98.9 103.2 105.4 111.5

158 159 153.1 148.3 144.6 143.7

113 110.4 110 106.7 98.2 97.9

100 101.7 106.9 92.1 87.1 90.6

17.7 20 20 18.6 19.1 19.9

31.9 33.2 35.4 36.5 39.6 34

58.5 56.6 52.3 55.6 52.4 50.9

28 26.2 27.8 24.8 23.9 24.9

263.6 265.5 268.3 263.7 248 254.5


45.0%

904.2 917.1 939.2 922.1 914.5 943.4

645.4 669.7 665.3 650.3 649.9 631.4


40.0%
27.5% 28.0% 27.8% 27.0% 26.8% 26.7%

26.8% 36.1% 31.1% 30.2% 26.3% 29.4%


29.3% 31.8% 31.7% 31.9% 32.4% 32.2%
35.0%
21.4% 21.2% 20.9% 20.7% 20.2% 20.1%
12.6% 12.4% 12.1% 11.5% 10.6% 10.7%
37.5% 39.9% 39.4% 35.4% 34.3% 35.1%

4.3% 5.0% 4.9% 4.4% 4.4% 4.3% 30.0%

13.8% 14.6% 14.1% 14.3% 15.4% 13.6%

20.8% 21.3% 20.1% 21.2% 20.6% 19.3% 25.0%


7.5% 6.5% 6.9% 6.0% 5.9% 6.0%
72.5% 72.6% 72.2% 71.9% 72.1% 72.1%
69.9% 71.3% 71.5% 70.6% 70.7% 72.2%
14.9% 15.3% 15.0% 14.4% 14.3% 13.7%
27.5% 28.0% 27.9% 27.0% 26.8% 26.7% 20.0%
3473.1 3503.7 3545.5 3545.7 3598.4 3620.4
11085.5 11256.3 11415.1 11531.2 11588.4 11689.8
2587.8 2627.7 2666.2 2651.1 2716.4 2763.9
1922 1988.6 1992.8 1935.9 1933.4 1877.9 15.0%
2178.8 2217.7 2231.5 2240.3 2304.3 2314
6745.8 6883.3 6968.1 7014.2 7047.7 7092.5

10.0%
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 200
15.0%

1683.6 1710.6 1727 1729 1801.9 1820.5


1276.6 1318.9 1327.5 1285.6 1283.5 1246.5
10.0%
77.27% 77.13% 77.39% 77.18% 78.20% 78.67% 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 200
18.9% 19.2% 19.1% 18.3% 18.2% 17.6%
33.2% 33.3% 33.2% 32.6% 33.0% 32.6% Forestry, fis hin
74.51% 75.00% 75.20% 74.77% 75.49% 76.34%
Ma nufacturi n
17.3% 17.7% 17.5% 16.8% 16.7% 16.1%
31.0% 31.3% 31.1% 30.4% 30.6% 30.3% Tra ns portation

merican Industry Classification System (NAICS).


onfidentiality, detailed data are suppressed. Data for Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia are suppressed if the estimate

Public Sector Union Coverage


annot be distinguished.
78.0%

76.0%

74.0%

72.0%

70.0%
Sector Union
68.0%
Coverage
78.67%
66.0%

64.0%
97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
19 19 19 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
72.2%
Ontari o Canada

a ri o The Rest of Cana da


Unionization by Industry -- Ontario
Stats Can 282-0072 (thousands of employees with union coverage)

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

truction Manufa cturi ng Whol es al e and reta i l trade


portation and warehousi ng Bus i nes s , bui l di ng and other s upport s ervices Information, cul ture and recreation
mmodation and food s ervi ces
Unionization by industry -- Ontario
%

%
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
%

%
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Forestry, fis hing, mi ni ng, qua rryi ng, oi l a nd ga s Construction

Ma nufacturi ng Whol esa l e and reta il tra de

Tra ns portation and warehous i ng Private s ector

ia are suppressed if the estimate is below 1,500, for Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba and Saskatchewa
2014 2015 2016

e
creation
wick, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, if the estimate is below 500, and for Prince Edward Island, under 200. For suppression levels within cen
or suppression levels within census metropolitan areas (CMAs) and economic regions (ERs), use the respective provincial suppression level
tive provincial suppression levels above. While suppressing to protect respondent confidentiality has the added effect of blocking-out the
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