Labour Market...

What is Labour Market Information (LMI) ?

Labour market (the job market) information, tells you about the current work and job environments in specific regions.

It includes information about specific companies, industries and occupations.  Labour market information is information you need to make an informed choice about your future.

It includes:

  • Details about different types of work and learning opportunities

  • Data on current employment conditions

  • Forecasts for future employment growth and conditions

Why do we need LMI ?
  • To identify future trends, which types of businesses are doing well or failing (growth areas)

  • To provide information about job vacancies

  • To inform of the location of job vacancies - Local, regional, and national

  • To tell us about the types of vacancies, part-time, full-time, temporary, seasonal, permanent

  • To clarify the skills and qualifications required by employers including skills gaps

  • To predict wage rates.

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