Newfoundland & Labrador’s Public Sector (One Pager)

With 109 provincial government employees per 1,000 residents, NL has one of the largest public sectors in Canada, and the largest in the Atlantic region. The national average is 83 per 1,000. The Atlantic average is 96.

Since 1997, NL’s public sector has grown considerably, ballooning by a stunning 30 percent.