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Canada’s Manufacturing Employment Trend 2004-2009

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The tough economic competition has reshaped the manufacturing employment scenario in Canada. The table below shows Canada’s  manufacturing employment by sector, including for Clothing, Textile Mills and Textile Product Mills, and the changes in the industries over five years from 2004 to 2009. During this period, Canada lost over one-fifth (-21%) of its total manufacturing workforce. The Clothing and Textiles sectors experienced a significant job loss (-54%). The top five sectors who lost the most workforce are:

  1. -59% Textile mills
  2. -57% Clothing
  3. -45% Leather & allied products
  4. -40% Textile mills products
  5. -35% Wood products

 

  Canada’s Manufacturing Employment Numbers by Sector 2004-2009

 2004 2005 20062007
 2008 2009 +/-%
All manufacturing1,870,0961,838,5601,820,7361,758,769
 1,673,9041,485,807 -21%
Food 235,405232,170233,388229,102226,252221,830 -8%
Transportation equipment 229,246 229,337222,798215,597199,464165,261 -28%
Fabricated metal products 176,439176,068179,728175,091171,126147,808 -16%
Machinery 136,049140,411144,467139,714138,132120,208 -12%
Plastics & rubber products127,426125,795124,827118,260107,517 91,693 -28%
Wood products137,153135,306130,222122,940110,32289,372 -35%
Chemicals92,76193,03090,82388,96088,54680,644-13%
Computer & electronics87,27285,68985,08683,20283,82474,980-14%
Furniture & related products93,12194,15790,67785,84379,83070,489 -24%
Paper93,71887,68983,81079,38073,51566,574-29%
Printing & support industries73,78372,82973,14872,019 70,52263,538 -14%
Primary metals79,70378,73180,68178,80269,10759,339 -26%
Misc. manufacturing58,25857,39158,53458,19857,00753,897 -7%
Non-metallic mineral products51,40351,30453,70152,80752,70748,711-5%
Electrical equipment, appliances & components 43,09542,15742,26842,75441,61037,465 -13%
Clothing 62,456 51,765 46,009 40,001 32,825 27,113 -57%
Beverage & tobacco products 31,991 28,09728,11426,85426,695 28,121 -12%
Petroleum & coal products 15,301 15,75816,33616,65717,90415,717 +3%
Textile mills 20,86617,412
14,610
12,950
10,363
8,609
-59%
Textile product mills18,073
17,685
16,477
15,164
12,818
10,842
-40%
Leather & allied products6,575 5,7795,0304,4723,8163,595-45%

  Source:   TexTek Solutions, CTIA & Statistics Canada data

 

The Clothing and Textiles sectors lost over 54% workforce from 101,395 in 2004 to 46,564 in 2009.

 

More to come….

 

Acknowledgements: TexTek Solutions :: MW Canada.

 

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