How many job openings are expected?
• 1,027,400 job openings are expected for B.C. over the ten-year period
• Close to two-thirds of job openings (676,400) will be due to replacement demand
as a result of retiring workers and deaths
• The other one-third of job openings(351,000)will be due to the new jobs that
result from economic growth
• Demand for workers in B.C.is expected to grow by anannual average rate of 1.4
percent over the ten-year period