The Institute of Labour Market Information and Analysis (ILMIA) will be set up by the Government to provide comprehensive & timely labour market information, as a key-decision making tool for workforce planning and skills development, in industries, especially the NKEA sectors.
What type of skill-set is available in the labour force? Do I need to hire foreign skilled / semi-skilled workers?
Human Capital Development
What type of skill should my employees posses? How should they develop further?
What types of jobs are in demand in the market? What skills are required for me to get a job? What else can I do to develop my career?
What field of study should my children take up to get a job/better paying job?
Can I seek for job in city/ elsewhere? Where are the potential job opportunities?
Stock-Take On National Labour Market
Unemployment & employment rates, wage scales (by gender, location, sector, occupation etc)
Demand & Supply
Is there a mismatch in the demand & supply of national manpower?
Input to labour policy development (labour, education, wages, immigration, productivity)
Labour Price Index
Is employee wage structure sufficient to support inflationary pressure?
E.g.: educational programmes to address skills needs and market demand for various sub-sectors
What types of jobs in demand Malaysia? Where should I seek for job? What qualifications are required? How much should my wage be?
Is the market labour competitive?
Researchers / Institutes of Higher Learning/ International Organisations
How do I access data to facilitate my research? Is the data reliable?
What pool of skills & talent are currently available in the labour market? What kind of skills are lacking in the industry?