Annual openings are the amount of newly created jobs in addition to job churn for an occupation in a given year . This includes retirement, promotions and changing employment. The openings divided by the amount of years in your timeframe equal the Annual openings.
This is EMSI’s estimate of labour market demand for an occupation. When combined with related completions and employment change, this gives a picture of the supply and demand for the occupation in the region. This figure is not related to online job postings.
Source: EMSI’s proprietary employment data, combined with occupation-specific percentages