Labour Market Information

An important aspect of career planning and learning about the world of work is understanding labour market information. This includes information about growing and declining sectors and can help you identify potential employers and career paths.

Labour market information includes:

  • trends and conditions in the labour market
  • education, qualifications and skill requirements for jobs
  • salary information
  • job vacancies
  • forecasts of occupational trends and needs in particular industries

Government Resources

Many sources of labour market information are published by the government including:

Working In Canada: This Government of Canada website provides information on salaries, education requirements and indicates future prospects for different occupations.

Toronto Workforce Innovation Group: This group compiles labour market and employment trends for the Toronto area and also produces industry-specific reports.

Additional Resources