A Guide to the BC Economy and Labour Market
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  An Introduction to BC's Economy  

This section describes some of the main characteristics of the BC economy. It begins with a brief discussion of how the province's economy has developed over time, its current structure, and some recent trends in employment and GDP2.

This is followed by a description of BC's workforce: the most common occupations, how many people work in BC, how much they earn, how much time they spend on the job, and other characteristics of the workforce, including how it is distributed around the province. This section also examines what's expected to happen in BC during the next few years.


  1. Gross domestic product, also referred to as value added. 

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