Future supply, demand and supply-demand balance for occupations across development regions

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Infomation about future supply, demand and supply-demand balance for occupations across BC's development regions. The report provides projections to identify occupations in BC at various skill levels that may face shortages of workers.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Purpose

Application-specific for the Trade and Invest British Columbia website (https://www.britishcolumbia.ca/)

Lineage Statement

Data source: BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training (Labour Market Outlook Model), 2014

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Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2016-06-17
Record Last Modified 2019-12-12
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_HUMAN_CULTURAL_ECONOMIC.ECON_LABOUR_MARKET_PRJCTNS

Short Name: LBRMKT_PRJ
Comments: Reports on future supply, demand and supply-demand balance for occupations across BC's development regions. The report provides projections to identify occupations in BC at various skill levels that may face shortages of workers.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
LABOUR_MARKET_PRJCTN_ID LBR_MRK_ID NUMBER 10 LABOUR_MARKET_PRJCTN_ID is a system generated unique identification number. This is the primary key of this table. e.g., 1
CENSUS_YEAR CNSS_YR NUMBER 4 CENSUS_YEAR: is the census year that the data is collected. e.g., 2006, 2011. This is also the year of the NOC classification.
GEOGRAPHY_ID GGRPHY_ID VARCHAR2 5 GEOGRAPHY_ID: is the census id for the Province ('59' for BC) or Census Division (e.g., '5965').
GEOGRAPHY_NAME GGRPHY_NM VARCHAR2 50 GEOGRAPHY_NAME: Name of the geography represented. e.g., British Columbia
PROJECTION_YEAR PRJCTN_YR NUMBER 4 PROJECTION_YEAR: The year to which the estimate corresponds, e.g., 2018.
OCCUPATION_CODE OCCPTN_CD VARCHAR2 6 OCCUPATION_CODE: An occupation's National Occupational Classification (NOC) code. e.g., NOC001
OCCUPATION_DESCRIPTION OCCPTN_DSN VARCHAR2 100 OCCUPATION_DESCRIPTION: An occupation's National Occupational Classification (NOC) title. e.g., Legislators and senior management
DEMAND_OUTLOOK_VALUE DMND_TLK_E NUMBER 7 DEMAND_OUTLOOK_VALUE: The sum of the number of workers needed (employment) and the number of workers that are normally unemployed (because they are transitioning between jobs, responding to seasonal fluctuations, or their skills do not match those required by employers), e.g., 437. May be zero for an occupation in some regions, which implies that the occupation does not exist in the region.
SUPPLY_OUTLOOK_VALUE SPPLY_TLKE NUMBER 7 SUPPLY_OUTLOOK_VALUE: The possible labour force, including supply from new entrants and from migrants, e.g., 1054. May be zero for an occupation in some regions, which implies that the occupation does not exist in the region.