Unemployment and job vacancies by education, 2016 to 2022


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Author: Morissette, Rene


In 2022, the number of job vacancies in Canada averaged 942,000, two and a half times the average of 377,000 observed in 2016. The substantial growth in the number of job vacancies observed during this period has brought to the forefront the concept of labour shortages, the notion that, in some sectors of the economy, there might be an insufficient number of workers available to fill vacant positions. Assessing whether there are enough workers to fill specific job vacancies is challenging because vacant positions have different skill requirements - minimum education, amount of experience...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Employment; Qualifications; Migration

Keywords: Unemployment; Employment opportunity; Job requirements; Educational level; Graduates; Skill shortage; Skills mismatch; Migrants; Immigration; Survey; Data analysis; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2023

Physical description: 5 p.

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Series: Economic and social reports; vol. 3, no. 5, May 2023

ISSN: 2563-8955

Catalogue no. 36-28-0001

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 154.62

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