LMI Interactive Dashboard on Canadians

Public Opinion Research Findings


The Survey Results by Demographic Groups summarizes the answers of over 15,000 Canadians about their sources, needs, uses and challenges when finding and using labour market information. This dashboard is the third interactive tool resulting from our public opinion research. The first set of Survey Results by Population Groups displays key findings of what Canadians say are their most common LMI needs and challenges while the second set of Survey Results by Employers. Explore more by clicking the links below:



Demographics

  • All

Gender

  • Male
  • Female

Age

  • 15-24
  • 25-44
  • 45+

Urban/Rural

  • Urban
  • Rural
Data Overview
USE
50.5% of these respondents use LMI
UNDERSTOOD
64.5% of these respondents felt LMI was easy to understand
IMPACTFUL
83.1% of these respondents said LMI was impactful
FINDING
51.7% of these respondents felt finding LMI is easy
LMI Challenges
  • Hard to understand
    17.2 %
  • Information doesn't exist
    19.4 %
  • No geographic-specific information
    18.4 %
  • No industry-specific information
    15.1 %
  • No insights about the future
    23.4 %
  • No job-specific information
    19.3 %
  • Not relevant to me
    23.8 %
  • Outdated information
    18.8 %
  • Other
    3.2 %
  • None
    25.2 %
Sources of LMI
  • Employers
    28.1 %
  • Employment agency/organization website or publication
    24.4 %
  • Friends/family
    41.6 %
  • Government of Canada Job Bank
    29.3 %
  • Industry associations
    13.4 %
  • Job advertisement website (Monster, Indeed, Workopolis, etc.)
    42.1 %
  • Municipal (city) website
    13.3 %
  • News media website or publication
    16.5 %
  • Not-for-profit/charity/settlement organization website
    7.3 %
  • Provincial/territorial government website
    18.7%
  • Social media
    28.1 %
  • Statistics Canada website
    15.3 %
  • Third party (consulting firm) website or publication
    15.4 %
  • Other Government of Canada website
    15 %
  • Other
    6.5 %
  • None of the above
    5.1 %
LMI Needs
  • Benefits
    39.9 %
  • Certifications
    32.7 %
  • Cost of living
    25 %
  • Current job openings
    25.4%
  • Future job openings
    23.9 %
  • Laws and regulations
    8.1 %
  • Self-employment information
    11.1 %
  • Skill requirements
    47.8 %
  • Specific business sector conditions
    10.4 %
  • Technologies impacting jobs
    11.1 %
  • Transferability of skills
    21.7 %
  • Wages
    61.5 %
  • Where to get training
    15.4 %
  • Workplace environment
    35.1 %
  • Other
    3.4 %
  • None
    7.3 %
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