Local labour Market Consultation Jonathan Coulman Executive Director
Elliot Lake Labour Market Demand Side
Top Employers in Elliot Lake by Industry Health Care & Social Services 18% Other Services 9% Retail Trade 14% Public Administration 8% Accommodation and Food 11% Admin. and Support Services 5% Education 9% Transportation 4% Mining & Quarrying 4% Construction 7% Source: 2011 National Household Survey
Average Earnings by Industry Health Care & Social Services $48,299 Other Services $29,317 Retail Trade $21,263 Public Administration $52,444 Accommodation and Food $12,683 Admin. and Support Services $22,874 Education $53,390 Transportation $36,598 Mining & Quarrying $64,162 Construction $43,682 • Source: EMSI Data – Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH)
Growth/Decline by Industry – 2006 to 2011 Education +14% $53,390 Construction +6% $43,682 Health Care & Social Services +1% $48,299 Manufacturing - 14% $45,952 Retail Trade -18% $21,263 Source: 2011 National Household Survey
Importance of Small Business Elliot Lake Industry Sector – 2 digit NAIC Number of Employers by Industry and Size Range in Elliot Lake June 2014 Source: Business Register Division, Statistics Canada 86% of Employers in Elliot Lake have less than 10 Employees Source: Canadian Business Pattern Data, June 2014
Importance of Small Business Canada wide, small businesses are responsible for creating 77.7 percent of all private jobs from 2002 to 2012. Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey (LFS), 2012, and calculations by Industry Canada.
Growth of Small Business Elliot Lake Industry Sector – 2 digit NAIC Number of Employers by Employee Size Range in Elliot Lake June 2013-June 2014 Source: Business Register Division, Statistics Canada Growth of Employers – by size. Source: Canadian Business Pattern Data, June 2014
Elliot Lake Labour Market Supply Side
Population Source: 2011 National Household Survey & 2006 Census
‘Super-age’ Populations Elliot Lake there is 35% of Population over 65
Impact on overall Employment Numbers- Elliot Lake Source: 2011 National Household Survey & 2006 Census
Issue/Opportunity – Aging Workforce • In Elliot Lake, three quarters of the labour force (population 15 and over) is 40+. • Based on the assumption that almost all of these people will retire by the age of 65, this means that 8,130 of the people who are in the 40+ category are projected to exit the labour force over the next 20 years and be replaced by the 3,220 people who are under the age of 40.
Impact on Occupations Source: 2011 National Household Survey
Elliot Lake Aging Workforce Elliot Lake has an Aging Population Media Age is 57.1 years (Canada is 40.6 years) + Out migration of youth in Algoma Net out-migration of 1,160 people aged 18-25 between 2007 and 2012 (2,761 in total) + Low Immigration rates = An aging Local Workforce
Road Ahead What are the 2-3 most important (workforce) related issues that require immediate attention? Longer-term attention? What supports/systems do you see as necessary to address these issues? Past and current strategies – What is already being done locally to address the needs? What labour market information/tools can help you plan for your workforce/members?
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