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  March 27, 2023

BC Tourism and Hospitality Labour Market Information Workforce Profiles

The Workforce Profile(s) is an up-to-date and accurate description of the current (2021) tourism and hospitality workforce. These profiles go far beyond a simple sketch of who they are and what they do. Our 11 Workforce Profiles provide detailed demographic information to better understand the nuances of our industry workforce. The Workforce profiles also offer an analysis of how the workforce has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BC Tourism and Hospitality Labour Market Information Workforce Profiles

  • BC’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry employed approximately 298,000 employees in 2021; of which 45% are employed in the Food and Beverage Sector
  • The Tourism and Hospitality sector is a key contributor to the provincial economy; with each region of the province employing at least 10% in the sector
  • Did you know that 62% of the industry workforce are employed on a FULL TIME basis?
  • 70% of the workforce is PERMANENT
  • The average length of employment is 7 years
  • More than 50% of the workforce is UNDER 35 years of age
  • More than 50% of the workforce have a post-secondary degree or diploma

Read the Workforce Profiles:

BC PROVINCIAL WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE BC PROVINICIAL | VIEW PROVINCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

REGIONAL WORKFORCE PROFILES

CARIBOO WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE CARIBOO | VIEW CARIBOO HIGHLIGHTS

KOOTENAY WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE BC PROVINICIAL | VIEW PROVINCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

LOWER MAINLAND WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE LOWER MAINLAND | VIEW LOWER MAINLAND HIGHLIGHTS

NORTHERN BC WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE NORTHERN BC | VIEW NORTHERN BC HIGHLIGHTS

THOMPSON OKANAGAN WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE THOMPSON OKANAGAN | VIEW THOMPSON OKANAGAN HIGHLIGHTS

VANCOUVER ISLAND WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE VANCOUVER ISLAND | VIEW VANCOUVER ISLAND HIGHLIGHTS

SECTOR WORKFORCE PROFILES

FOOD AND BEVERAGE WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE FOOD AND BEVERAGE | VIEW FOOD AND BEVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS

ACCOMMODATION WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE ACCOMMODATION | VIEW ACCOMMODATION HIGHLIGHTS

RECREATION WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE RECREATION | VIEW RECREATION HIGHLIGHTS

TRANSPORTATION AND TRAVEL WORKFORCE PROFILE

READ WORKFORCE PROFILE TRANSPORTATION AND TRAVEL | VIEW TRANSPORTATION AND TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS

 

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