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Labour Market Information Toolkit

In this toolkit, you will find supply chain-specific labour market information (LMI) and data.

The LMI Portal provides links to:

  • Historical data and projections related to supply chain occupations across Canada that can be dissected to address information needs

  • LMI websites from around the world

The Using the Government of Canada Job Bank page provides instructions on using the valuable Job Bank resource, where you can access career information related to:

  • Jobs

  • Wages

  • Outlook

  • Education & Job Requirements

Labour Market Information Portal

Labour Market Data for the Canadian Supply Chain

This site provides searchable employment data based on National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes specific to the supply chain sector. Data can be accessed by occupation, geographic region and industry. The tool provides projections for five years, along with a three-year historical picture of employment in the supply chain in Canada.

Search the data based on:

  • Province
  • Metropolitan Area
  • Industry 2-Digit NAICS Code
  • Occupation Group
  • Supply Chain Area

and look at results in terms of occupations, geography or industry.

Go to the tool.

Also see this Facts and Figures document for:

  • Data on the Canadian supply chain sector labour force by occupation, in 2017 and the expected compound annual growth rate (2017 to 2021)
  • Historical data and projections of the Canadian supply chain sector labour force by province
  • Historical data and projections of the Canadian supply chain sector labour force for selected metropolitan areas

Canadian LMI Sites

National Sites

  • Government of Canada (HRSDC) Labour Market Information – Operated by HRSDC, this site provides links to provincial and local LMI.
  • Statistics Canada – A wide variety of labour information, including employment, hours of work, industries, labour mobility, occupations, wages, job training and educational attainment.
  • The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Website – Detailed information on job descriptions and classifications using a formal structure. The results of a search include typical responsibilities and required skills and training.
  • Job Bank – Provided by the Government of Canada, Job Bank offers job postings from across Canada and a link to Career Navigator, a tool that helps job seekers understand their work preferences and provides recommended occupations.
  • Canadian Industry Statistics – Provided by Industry Canada, this site allows users to search for information based on NAICS codes. Information includes productivity, wages and more.
  • The HR for Employers Portal – This Service Canada website includes information on such topics as recruitment, retention, HR planning, training, payroll and benefits.

Provincial Sites

  • Newfoundland and Labrador: LMIWorks – This site provides: customized information by client type (e.g., women, immigrants, job seekers, employers); listings of career events, such as workshops and job fairs; and labour-market information and statistics specific to the province.
  • Prince Edward Island: Labour Market Information – Includes an economic progress report.
  • Nova Scotia: CareerOptions – Information about career planning, education and training, and the labour market.
  • New Brunswick:Labour Market Information Products – Links to various reports on the labour market in New Brunswick.
  • Quebec:Emploi Québec – An LMI site that allows visitors to explore trades and occupations, find training and education, and obtain information about sectors of activity, including wages, employment rates and prospects.
  • Ontario:Government of Ontario Labour Market Information – Monthly reports of summary indicators, including employment rates, demographic information and regional economic trends.
  • Manitoba:Manitoba Labour Market Information – Information about high-demand occupations and skills, and a career-planning guide.
  • Saskatchewan:SaskNetWork – Information about careers, education and training, and LMI statistics within Saskatchewan.
  • Alberta:Labour Market Information – Labour-force statistics, industry profiles, and information about wages and the labour-market outlook.
  • British Columbia:Career Planning and Labour Market Information – Links to LMI sites, career sites, and education sites.
  • Yukon Territory:Yukon Bureau of Statistics – Various reports, including demographic and employment reports.
  • Northwest Territories:Career Development, Employment and Labour – Career-opportunities booklets, information about programs and services, career-centre locations, and links to career-development sites.

International LMI Sites

  • International Labor Office: LABORSTA – Operated by the ILO Bureau of Statistics, this site allows users to view and download data and metadata for over 200 countries or territories.
  • Australia: Labour Market Information Portal – Information on employment rates by region, industry, occupation, gender and age. No information on wages or job descriptions.
  • European Union: Eurostat – Statistics on employment, labour costs and earnings, and more.
  • Jamaica: Labour Market Information System – Information about everything related to the labour market, including employment trends, hot jobs, education and training, employment rates, wages and salaries, industrial relations including work stoppages, and a job board.
  • United Kingdom:
    • Directgov – Searchable career-planning database of jobs and occupations. Once an occupation is selected, it is possible to find out the wages, benefits, required skills and education, and career path.
    • NOMIS – A searchable database of labour-market statistics that provides a wizard for easy querying; requires a paid membership to acquire some datasets.
  • United States: Bureau of Labor Statistics – A wide variety of information on employment rates, wages by area and occupation, and productivity. This site includes the International Labor Comparisons site – International comparisons of wages, employment rates, and productivity.

LMI Toolkit: Using the Government of Canada Job Bank

Accessing Current Labour Market Information for the Supply Chain Sector

The Job Bank, a Government of Canada webtool, has valuable labour market information that can assist supply chain sector stakeholders.

How to Use the Government of Canada Job Bank: On the Job Bank "Explore Careers" page, enter the occupation for which you are searching for labour market information. You can simply use the NOC code if you know it (the NOCs of the supply chain sector's 26 occupations are listed on our Supply Chain Sector Facts and Figures sheet) or the job title or occupation that you are looking for. If you enter a job title, you will be asked to confirm that the selection describes the occupation you're interested in. If it does, click on "continue." If not, use the list that appears to select from similar occupations.

Next, enter a city or postal code for to indicate the part of the country for which you want LMI. The report generated by the system will provide details on the chosen occupation in the chosen area. You can access information about:

  • Jobs

  • Wages

  • Outlook

  • Education & Job Requirements