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Percentage of businesses in Canada that encountered skill shortages, 2019

Skilled trades Computer science Design General data science and analytics Management Business Information technology (IT) International business Basic digital Natural sciences and engineering 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 % of businesses that encountered skill shortages
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The population of businesses in this chart is businesses that required at least one of the skills listed and encountered a skill shortage in one of those areas. Businesses that required a skill but did not experience a skill shortage for that particular area are not within this population.
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This is a bar clustered chart.

Percentage of businesses in Canada that encountered skill shortages, 2019
  % of businesses that encountered skill shortages
Skilled trades 59.0
Computer science 16.3
Design 15.4
General data science and analytics 14.4
Management 12.8
Business 10.7
Information technology (IT) 10.0
International business 6.2
Basic digital 4.8
Natural sciences and engineering 0
Note(s):
The population of businesses in this chart is businesses that required at least one of the skills listed and encountered a skill shortage in one of those areas. Businesses that required a skill but did not experience a skill shortage for that particular area are not within this population.
Source(s):
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