An analysis of the situation in August 2020 compared with August 2019 shows that the employment recovery rate in Québec is 93.5% while the total payroll recovery rate is 101.4%.
The situation in August 2020 compared with August 2019:
- Employment recovery rate around 100% in certain industries: finance and insurance; professional, scientific and technical services; health care and social assistance; public administration.
- Arts, entertainment and recreation and accommodation and food services: employment recovery rate of only about 73% in these two industries.
- Total payroll of more than 110% in health care and social assistance, but of only 75% in accommodation and food services.
The employment and total payroll recovery rates in Québec are among the highest in Canada.