Construction employment edges up in Metro Vancouver

Posted on July 10th, 2015

For the fifth consecutive month construction employment in Metro Vancouver has increased.

The number of persons working totalled 101,900 in June 2015, up 0.9 per cent or 900 jobs compared to May.

“This signals continued growth in our economy, although at a slow pace,” said Andrew Peck, vice-president and general manager, Royal Pacific Realty Group.

Construction Industry Employment

Metro Vancouver

(Thousands)
Month/Month Year/Year Year-to-Date Average
May-15 101.0 Jun-14 107.7 Jan-Jun 2014 108.4
Jun-15 101.9 Jun-15 101.9 Jan-Jun 2015 98.2
% change 0.9 % change -5.4 % change -9.4
Source: Statistics Canada. Note: Three month moving average.

 

Construction employment June 2015

For information, contact Andrew Peck, vice-president and general manager at apeck@royalpacfic.com.  Andrew Peck is away travelling on business.