Mining, oil and gas sectors employ just 1% of BC’s workforce

According to a report by CRED, the province’s biggest employers are:

  • Construction (205,000 jobs)
  • Manufacturing (164,000 jobs)
  • Tourism (127,000 jobs)
  • Real estate and property development (121,000 jobs)
  • High tech sector (84,000 jobs)
  • Film sector (36,000 jobs)

In comparison, the mining, oil and gas sectors employ just 1% of BC’s workforce (25,000 jobs), BUT these sectors threaten jobs in several other sectors, particularly in tourism.