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Operating revenue in the Canadian employment services industry rose 8.3 percent to C$9.30 billion in 2010 from C$8.58 billion in 2009, Statistics Canada reported today. The employment services industry includes temporary staffing, direct hire, executive search and professional employer organization firms.
Industry revenue had fallen by 7.9 percent in 2009 from 2008.
The lion’s share of operating revenue, 56.3 percent, came from temporary staffing in 2010.
Operating revenue rose in all provinces. Saskatchewan reported the largest increase in operating revenue, rising 25.4 percent to C$65.0 million. It was followed by Ontario, which posted an 11.0 percent increase to C$5.23 billion.
Ontario’s share of employment services industry revenue was 56.2 percent.