Behind the Numbers

Employment by NOC

The monthly Labour Force Survey is released on the first Friday of the first full week of the month with data for the previous month. It provides crucial information at the national and provincial levels, with some data available on economic regions, census sub-divisions, and census metropolitan areas.

Durham’s Population

To understand the labour market, we must have a strong understanding of the population or demographics of the Region of Durham. Some important data sets provide enlightening demographic information.

Census Metropolitan Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

Click Here to See Larger Image The Unemployment Rate Comparison graph provides a visual display of the monthly unemployment rates for various Census Metropolitan Areas …

Census Metropolitan Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

Click Here to See Larger Image The Unemployment Rate Comparison graph provides a visual display of the monthly unemployment rates for various Census Metropolitan Areas …

Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

Census Metropolitan Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

https://durhamworkforceauthority.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Unemployment-Rates-Across-Ontario-Jan2020-Nov2020-scaled.jpg The Unemployment Rate Comparison graph provides a visual display of the monthly unemployment rates for various Census Metropolitan Areas (CMA) across Ontario.  The unemployment …

Ironworkers

Behind the Numbers – Skilled Trades Deficits in Durham Region

Labour Shortages Labour shortages refer to a lack of candidates for a specific job in a specific labour market. In other words, a labour shortage …

Census Metropolitan Unemployment Rates Across Ontario

The Unemployment Rate Comparison Graph provides a visual display of the monthly unemployment rates for various Census Metropolitan Areas (CMA) across Ontario. The unemployment rate …

LMIC Report: What Wage Information do Students Value?

Through a partnership with Refresh Market Research, the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) conducted a study of first-year postsecondary students to determine what types of …

Data shows the value of a university education in the workplace

A recent report was released from The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations highlighting the importance of a university education. In data released from Statistics …

Survey reveals disagreement between colleges and employers on workforce ready graduates

In an article posted within the College section of the Huffington Post, a recent polled revealed that only 11 percent of business leaders strongly agree …