Economic and Labour Market Intelligence

On this website, you will find information about Manitoba's economy and labour market. Manitoba’s Data and Evaluation Unit analyzes data and intelligence on Manitoba’s economic activity, demographics and labour market, and produces publications to support government, businesses and individuals in making decisions.

Economic statistics are quantitative measures describing the past and present performance of an economy. They allow businesses and government to monitor economic developments and make decisions with a good understanding of the overall macroeconomic environment.

Labour market information (LMI) includes knowledge, facts, data, and relevant information on the supply and demand of labour. It is gathered by monitoring, researching and analyzing local, regional and national economic indicators, focusing on employment and unemployment data, labour force participation rates as well as the researching and monitoring of skill and labour shortages. The primary purposes of our research and analysis is to provide Manitobans with current, accurate and relevant LMI to support informed planning and decision making.

How can our data help you?

The data we collect helps individuals and businesses make informed decisions about investments, business plans, careers, education, training and future employment. It also helps government and educational institutions to make decisions on programs and policies designed to meet the job and skills shortages of Manitoba's labour market. Meeting labour market needs is vital for a prosperous economy.

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