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.