Infographic 2
Job vacancies for positions requiring a high school diploma or less fall at fastest pace in third quarter

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Infographic description

The title of the infographic is "Job vacancies for positions requiring a high school diploma or less fall at fastest pace in third quarter"

This is a scatter and bar combination chart.

The vertical axis on the left shows the number of unemployed persons in thousands (blue bar) and job vacancies (dark red bar) by increments of 60,000. It starts at 50,000 and ends at 650,000.

The vertical axis on the right shows the average offered hourly wages in dollars, by increments of $3.00. It starts at $15.00 and ends at $42.00.

The horizontal axis shows the third quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of 2023 for each of the four selected educational groups: high school diploma or less, trades certificate or diploma, other non-university certificate (college, CEGEP, etc.) and university certificates below a bachelor's degree, and bachelor's degree or higher.

The first blue bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for unemployed persons holding high school diploma or less, with the number of unemployed persons at 490,100.

The second blue bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for unemployed persons holding high school diploma or less, with the number of unemployed persons at 555,300.

The third blue bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for unemployed persons holding trades certificate or diploma, with the number of unemployed persons at 76,800.

The fourth blue bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for unemployed persons holding trades certificate or diploma, with the number of unemployed persons at 81,900.

The fifth blue bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for unemployed persons holding other non-university certificate (college, CEGEP, etc.) and university certificates below a bachelor's degree, with the number of unemployed persons at 228,300.

The sixth blue bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for unemployed persons holding other non-university certificate (college, CEGEP, etc.) and university certificates below a bachelor's degree, with the number of unemployed persons at 249,800.

The seventh blue bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for unemployed persons holding bachelor's degree or higher, with the number of unemployed persons at 316,400.

The eighth blue bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for unemployed persons holding bachelor's degree or higher, with the number of unemployed persons at 365,300.

The first dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for job vacancies requiring high school diploma or less, with job vacancies at 604,300. The average offered hourly wage for this group was $19.40 in the third quarter of 2022.

The second dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for job vacancies requiring high school diploma or less, with job vacancies at 414,900. The average offered hourly wage was $20.40 in the third quarter of 2023.

The third dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for job vacancies requiring trades certificate or diploma, with job vacancies at 120,700. The average offered hourly wage for this group was $27.45 in the third quarter of 2022.

The fourth dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for job vacancies requiring trades certificate or diploma, with job vacancies at 96,500. The average offered hourly wage for this group was $28.55 in the third quarter of 2023.

The fifth dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for job vacancies requiring other non-university certificate (college, CEGEP, etc.) and university certificates below a bachelor's degree, with job vacancies at 149,900. The average offered hourly wage for this group was $28.85 in the third quarter of 2022.

The sixth dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for job vacancies requiring other non-university certificate (college, CEGEP, etc.) and university certificates below a bachelor's degree, with job vacancies at 127,000. The average offered hourly wage for this group was $29.10 in the third quarter of 2023.

The seventh dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2022 for job vacancies requiring bachelor's degree or higher, with job vacancies at 116,800. The average offered hourly wage for this group was $40.05 in the third quarter of 2022.

The eighth dark red bar represents the third quarter of 2023 for job vacancies requiring bachelor's degree or higher, with job vacancies at 99,100. The average offered hourly wage for this group was $39.95 in the third quarter of 2023.

Note(s): Q3 2022 = third quarter of 2022 and Q3 2023 = third quarter of 2023. Data are not seasonally adjusted.

Source(s): Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (5217), table 14-10-0328-01, and Labour Force Survey (3701), table 14-10-0019-01.

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