Labour Market Information

As the world of work changes, it is important for students to understand Labour Market Information (LMI) to ensure they are aware where different jobs are needed around the country and what types of jobs may need more people in the future. Below provides more information about what LMI actually means.

What do people actually do in this job/ industry?
How many people work in this job/ industry?
What qualifications do I need to do this job?
How much do people get paid to do this job?
What skills or qualities do I need to do this job?
What are the typical working hours for this job?
What percentage of men and women work in this job/ industry?
Where can this job/ industry take me in the future?
Where are these jobs located around the country?
How many of these jobs will there be in the future?

Halifax is part of the Leeds City Region, which is the largest city region outside of London.

This is the labour market for Calderdale:

Calderdale Labour Market

Further information regarding Calderdale’s employment sectors can be found here:


Culture Media and Leisure

Green Economy

Health & Social Care



Understanding Labour Market Information (LMI) is one thing, but how does this knowledge help to shape your future? How can a passion for a specific subject lead to a career? Find out how your core English Maths and Science subjects link to our level three qualifications and future occupations.

Interested in learning more? Visit the Future Goals website.

Use the tools below to explore the average wages for different careers in the UK:


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