Labour Market

The residents of Mid VI is unparalleled and primed for future explosion. More than 60% of residents have some post-secondary qualifications, positioning the area to better meet the demand of job openings requiring the rest of the province.

At 63.6% the proportion of Nanaimo residents who have apprenticeship/trades or certificate/diploma is higher than the provincial average at 54%. By 2022, it is estimated that 78% of job openings will require post-secondary training.