Vancouver Island Labour Force Estimates
Population growth continues to be an important factor in the growth of the labour force on Vancouver Island. In recent years, the working-age population on Vancouver Island has grown, likely an indication of a consistently strong Vancouver Island economy and relative affordability on the Island compared to the Lower Mainland. In addition to the growth of the working-age population, overall employment has continued to grow on Vancouver Island.
To learn more about Vancouver Island’s labour force and employment rates, view recent editions of VIEA’s State of the Island Economic Report.