Access a Highly Skilled Labour Force

North Vancouver is home to an educated population, with a high labour force participation rate and low unemployment rate.  Since 2011, the population of North Vancouver has grown by 3.5% and the numbers of jobs increased by an estimated 6% between 2016 and 2018. The region remains a net exporter of 20% of its workforce.

The biggest driver of population growth continues to be immigration, representing 34% of North Vancouver’s total population. Between 2011 and 2016, the immigrant population grew almost three times more than the non-immigrant population.