Data and analysis tools to support regional competitiveness in a knowledge-based economy. An EDA project.

Innovation Index

index graphic The Index helps you understand your region's innovation performance and potential

Cluster Analysis

Explore 15 knowledge-based occupation clusters and 17 industry clusters to uncover regional strengths

Investment Analysis

Understand the regional development process and access tools to help guide public investment decisions

Occupation Cluster Definitions

The research team defined 15 knowledge-based occupation clusters. One of these clusters, health care and medical science, was subsequently disaggregated into three more-specialized sub-clusters.

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The 15 Clusters and 3 Subclusters

  1. Agribusiness and Food Technology
  2. Arts, Entertainment, Publishing and Broadcasting
  3. Building, Landscape and Construction Design
  4. Engineering and Related Sciences
  5. Health Care and Medical Science (Aggregate)
    1. Health Care and Medical Science (Medical Practitioners and Scientists)
    2. Health Care and Medical Science (Medical Technicians)
    3. Health Care and Medical Science (Therapy, Counseling, Nursing and Rehabilitation )
  6. Information Technology
  7. Legal and Financial Services, and Real Estate
  8. Managerial, Sales, Marketing and HR
  9. Mathematics, Statistics, Data and Accounting
  10. Natural Sciences and Environmental Management
  11. Personal Services
  12. Postsecondary Education and Knowledge Creation
  13. Primary/Secondary and Vocational Education, Remediation & Social Services
  14. Public Safety and Domestic Security
  15. Skilled Production Workers: Technicians, Operators, Trades, Installers & Repairers