Canada Job Trends

Canada’s Most In-Demand Jobs

It still pays to be a man in Canada:

Best Paying Jobs for Women

Best Paying Jobs for Young Professionals in Canada

Youth Unemployment in Canada & the World

The Most Miserable Places on Earth (Inflation & Unemployment)

Job Trends 2011-2020

  • The projections show a total of 6.5 million job openings (those due to economic growth plus those due to replacement needs) over the next 10 years.
  • Two-thirds (66.5%) of these are in occupations that usually require postsecondary education (college, university or vocational) or management occupations.
  • In fact, 69.8% of jobs created by economic expansion are expected to be in occupations generally requiring postsecondary education or in management, whereas 65.1% of job openings due to replacement are in these occupational groups, for a combined average of 66.5% (around 4.3 million).
  • High-skilled and management occupations accounted for 62.3% of non-student employment in 2010.
  • Over the next ten years, about one-third of job openings (around 2.2 million) are expected to be in occupations requiring high school education or only on-the-job training.


  • Slides 20-22 – What is the overall message a future jobs for skilled vs. unskilled workers?
  • Slide 33-24: What fields of work show good prospects for the future?
  • Slide 39: One thing we can say for certain about future jobs?
  • Slide 41-42: Paradigm shift. What are the big trends?
  • Slide 44: Basic employability skills
  • Slide 46: What is the average university debt?
  • Slide 55: Individual and Community Strategies

Slide 14-15 – In Ontario, what are some growing occupations?

Hunt for summer Jobs tips:

  • What are the 4 suggestions for applying for summer jobs?
  • Read the comments. what are some other tips?
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