Job Market Update
Knowing what industries drive the provincial and local economy can help you find jobs that are most in demand now and in the future.
B.C.’s Labour Market Outlook
The B.C. Labour Market Outlook Report provides current information and statistics on the types of jobs and skills that will be most in demand now and for the next ten years. With changing demographics, an aging and retiring workforce and new training requirements for jobs a lot will change over the next ten years.
The economy is constantly changing through the province’s investment in industries and international ties. Several industries are expected to offer strong employment opportunities, including green technology, digital media and life sciences, service industries, well as traditional industries such as natural resources.
B.C. is home to many diverse industries that provide unique job opportunities throughout the province. Explore industries to determine where your career could grow while learning industry forecasts to 2025.
B.C. is divided into seven economic development regions. Each are diverse and offer unique job opportunities now and in the future. Learn about employment statistics, population data, 10-year labour market outlooks and more for the Mainland/Southwest region, home of Burnaby-Edmonds.