2017 Employer Skills Survey results

​A statewide survey of the experience of Victorian employers in regards to recruitment, skills needs and training.

The survey gathered insights from over 12,100 employers across the state. The survey sought to better understand the skills, recruitment and training needs of Victorian employers. Participants were invited to identify:

  • the impact of skills gaps on business operations and productivity
  • recruitment challenges and skills gaps faced by their businesses
  • the effect of training on addressing skills needs
  • challenges in accessing quality training.

The sample was drawn to include the views of 19 industry sectors across 9 Victorian regions.

Results from the 2017 survey can be viewed by accessing an interactive dashboard.

You can also download summaries of the 2017 survey results from the list below.