The series of 11 industry sector profiles that WPH staff are currently working on using the new 2016 Census information are almost complete.
These profiles highlight skills gaps and shortages in our community, and will educate employers and job seekers about the jobs in demand and where to find them.
Listed are top trends with regards to industry information, employment, workforce characteristics and businesses information for sectors such as: Manufacturing, Health Care and Social Assistance, Construction, Retail Trade, Educational Services, and more.
An overview on Hamilton's economy has also been prepared.
Did you know?
- The largest industry in terms of employment in Hamilton is Health care and social assistance
- Health care and social assistance grew the most in terms of total workers (4,680 from 2006 to 2016)
- Accommodation and food services grew the most over the last five years (by 22% or 2,710 workers from 2011 to 2016)
- The industry with the fastest growth in income from 2011 to 2016 was Management of companies and enterprises (growing by 44% or $18,479)
The reports will be completed soon and featured on the WPH site, as well as being shared with local employment services providers.