Labour Market Information

Looking for up-to-date information on the state of tourism? Each year, Tourism HR Canada conducts, updates, and publishes several major reports containing the most recent data of interest to members of the tourism sector.

Tourism HR Canada started a new three-year tourism labour research project in December 2021. Thanks to the generosity of Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Sectoral Initiatives Program, Tourism HR Canada will undertake comprehensive research aimed at maintaining the foundational labour market information system necessary to help minimize labour and skills imbalances and shortages while ensuring that Canada’s tourism sector remains globally competitive and innovative.

Tourism Employment Tracker

Dozens of interactive graphs track employment and unemployment in the tourism sector across Canada and compare it with the overall economy.

Business Intelligence Survey Report

Access the results of a series of business intelligence surveys assessing labour market needs resulting from the pandemic, as well as gathering information to help support recovery.

Perceptions of Tourism as a Place of Employment

What are Canadians' attitudes and beliefs about working in tourism?

Tourism Sector Compensation

Explore wage rates by region and industry, and some high-level observations on trends in perks and benefits.

State of the Industry Snapshots

National and provincial reports offer a background for your own operations and a baseline against which you can plan for, and evaluate, the coming months.

Tourism's Double-Barrelled Labour Challenge

Examine barriers and solutions to employment and skills-related issues facing tourism businesses.

Tourism Facts

The latest high-level information on Canada’s tourism sector and workforce.

Tourism by Federal Riding

Census data on the number of tourism jobs in all 338 federal electoral ridings.

Who Works in Tourism

Details from the census on the people who work in the tourism sector.

Tourism Labour Force Survey

The Labour Force Survey (LFS) is the only source of monthly employment estimates. We provide tourism-specific cuts of LFS data so our stakeholders can understand the latest employment trends in the sector.

Rapid reSearch Tool

A simple user interface that allows you to access data from a number of datasets, including the census, Labour Force Survey, and Provincial/Territorial Human Resource Module.

Human Resource Module

Developed by Statistics Canada, the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) is a world-leading economic account of tourism activity which highlights the economic activity recorded in the System of National Accounts that relates to tourism.

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