If you have to decide on a career or are looking for work, or if you’re thinking about moving to another region in order to find a job, it’s important to analyze available labour market information (LMI) before making a decision. 

Using labour market information in looking for a job or deciding on a career

Labour market information enables you to gain a better understanding of a specific trade or occupation and the labour market in a specific region or industry.

Labour market information allows you to learn more about:

  • The training and skills required to practice a specific trade or occupation
  • The wages generally offered for a specific trade or occupation
  • The likelihood of finding a job in a given trade or occupation
  • Current job offers throughout Québec
  • General labour market issues and trends

Accessing labour market information through LMI Online

LMI Online This hyperlink will open in a new window. provides ready access to information on 500 trades and occupations. It also contains information on:

Learn more about labour market information