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Workforce Focus, March 2012 - Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector in Ontario

Published: March 7, 2012

The average employment income is slightly higher among female workers employed in the top occupations listed in the Workforce Focus. Conversely, male workers show significantly lower average income among common occupations than all jobs employed in Hamilton.

Workforce Focus, November 2011- Youth

Published: December 5, 2011

Youth employed in our region most commonly work in sales and service occupations, representing 53% of all youth employment.  Occupations in business, finance and administration and trades, transport and equipment operations offer good opportunities for youth in Hamilton.

Workforce Focus, September 2011 - Health Care

Published: September 19, 2011

Health care is a prominent industry in Hamilton, proportionately larger than the provincial average. Since 2005, employment in this sector has grown 12%; though in the short term, from 2009-10, there has been an 8% decline in employment in Hamilton.

Workforce Focus, July 2011 - Tourism

Published: July 14, 2011

Information on the top occupations in tourism; travel trends; employment generated by tourism and business growth in transportation (as related to the tourism industry).

Workforce Focus, May 2011 - Green Economy

Published: May 18, 2011

In Hamilton, the majority of people employed in green industries are considered prime working age, ie. those between 25-44 years of age.  However, over 40% of the workforce are over 45 years of age.  There will be an increased need to replace retiring workers over the next 10 years.

Workforce Focus, March 2011 - Disappearing Jobs

Published: March 31, 2011
The following occupations each lost significant numbers of workers in Ontario over the last 15 year.  Though each is in the estimated top 20 occupations with employment loss, they are not necessarily the top five.

Workforce Focus, November 2010 - Non-Participants in the Labour Force

Published: February 18, 2011
Non-participants are people not working and not actively seeking or available for work. There are approximately 34,000 people age 25 to 54 in our region who are not in the labour force. The people in this group come from a variety of educational backgrounds, though those with only a high school diploma or less comprise 55%.

Workforce Focus, September 2010 - High Skill = High Incomes

Published: February 18, 2011
This sector has led all industries in employment growth over the past two years in Ontario. The industry has grown by 11.4%, while overall employment has just recently returned to its previous mark. In Hamilton, this industry employs 4.5% of the workforce, while 7.5% of the provincial workforce is employed in this industry.  

Workforce Focus, July 2010 - Rural Transitions

Published: February 18, 2011
Labour market information regarding rural employment in Hamilton: industry trend; unemployment rates; age profiles; educational attainment.

Workforce Focus, January 2011 - Growth Clusters

Published: January 1, 2011
This issue profiles a selection of both emerging and established sectors that with targeted investment and economic development, are anticipated to be sources of future employment growth.

Workforce Focus, Jan. 2010 - Sectoral Analysis

Published: January 1, 2010
List sub-sectors with high turnover rates; high wage growth sectors; gender balance and diversity.

Workforce Focus, March 2009- Skilled Trades

Published: March 1, 2009
Employment growth in Ontario 2001-2006; self-employment; immigrants; education; top 10 growth trades, etc.

Workforce Focus, Feb. 2009, Renewable Energy

Published: February 1, 2009
New developments; prevalent occupations; local energy sector; industry profile.

Workforce Focus, Nov. 2008, Information Technology

Published: November 1, 2008
Employment growth; industry trends; gender composition; age profile; where the jobs are.

Workforce Focus, Small Business and Self Employment, Sept. 2008

Published: September 1, 2008
Recents trends; nature of small business; top self-employment occupations (2006); rate by age.

Workforce Focus, July 2008, Older Workers

Published: July 1, 2008
Generational comparison: older workers age 45+; employment trends; aging workforce; education; aging occupations.

Workforce Focus, May 2008, Manufacturing

Published: May 1, 2008
Employment trends; women in manufacturing; employment change by age group; recent start-ups and closures.

Workforce Focus, Volume 2, Issue 7 - Aboriginal Peoples (February 2008)

Published: February 1, 2008
Population growth; location patterns; fading languages; language trends, age.

Workforce Focus, Volume 2, Issue 6 - Tourism

Published: January 1, 2008
Employment generated by tourism; age groups; international visitors trends; travel trends.

Workforce Focus, March 2008, Labour, Education

Published: January 1, 2008
Self employment change; employment change by industry (2001-2006); unemployment by age group; most prevalent occupations; income composition.

Workforce Focus Volume 2, Issue 2 - Construction

Published: July 1, 2007
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the Construction sector.

Workforce Focus Volume 2, Issue 1 - Food Processing

Published: May 1, 2007
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the Food Processing sector.

Workforce Focus Volume 1, Issue 6 - Youth

Published: March 1, 2007
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce issues affecting youth (ages 15-24).

Workforce Focus Volume 1, Issue 5 - Retail

Published: January 1, 2007

Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the Retail sector.

Workforce Focus, Volume 2, Issue 4 - Non-profit and voluntary sector

Published: January 1, 2007
Employment patterns, training and education information for employees in the non-profit and voluntary sector in Hamilton.

Workforce Focus, Volume 2, Issue 5 - Immigration

Published: January 1, 2007

Top 10 birthplaces of Hamilton immigrants; immigration levels; region of origin; ages; and languages.

Workforce Focus Volume 1, Issue 4 - Agriculture

Published: November 1, 2006
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the Agriculture sector.

Workforce Focus Volume 1, Issue 3 - Healthcare

Published: September 1, 2006
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the Healthcare sector.

Workforce Focus Volume 1, Issue 2 - Transportation

Published: July 1, 2006
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the transportation sector.

Workforce Focus Volume 1, Issue 1 - Manufacturing

Published: May 1, 2006
Hamilton labour market information on the industry trends and workforce profile of the manufacturing sector.