The National Skills Commission (NSC) has updated it’s employment projections to 2026, providing a guide to the likely future direction of the jobs market.
The importance of skills needs in the four Cs (Care, Computing, Cognitive ability and Communication) is evident with four services industries projected to provide almost two-thirds (65.4%) of the total projected employment growth.
- Health care and social assistance
- Professional, scientific and technical services
- Education and training
- Accommodation and food services
Projections show very strong employment growth for professionals (up by 494,200 or 14.7%).