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Jobs in Hot Demand: Job Vacancies in Canadian Provinces


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This edition of Graphic Intelligence maps the number of job vacancies in Canadian provinces by occupation for the 2017 year.

The fourth quarter of 2017 experienced a large year-over-year increase in job vacancies, of 23.2%. With widespread increases in job vacancies among Canadian employers in 9 out of the 10 broad occupational categories, we attempt to break down these vacancies by province and occupation.

Occupations in art and culture and in natural resources and agriculture have the lowest job vacancies across all provinces. Whereas occupations in trades and in sales and services have the highest number of job vacancies. Occupations in health have an average number of job vacancies across the board, except for Manitoba that shows the highest number of vacancies among the provinces.

So if you’re having a tough time finding a job in health in Canada perhaps Manitoba is your best bet. And if you’re looking for a job in sales and services, you’re in luck, as Canadian employers have a lot of vacancies to fill up.

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