MPNP Annual Report 2017

Overview

1. Nominations by Stream

  • 5,008 total nominations across all program streams
    • 8.4% increase from 2016
    • 54.2% with labour market attachment at time of nomination
    • Increase of 797 job offers (12.7% increase of nominations)
    • 1,292 Manitoba graduates nominated
  • 268 Business nominations
    • 14% increase from 2016
    • The most nominations since 2010
StreamApplications ReceivedNominationsRefusalsTotal ProcessedApproval Rate
Skilled Worker in Manitoba2,8172,351542,40598%
Skilled Worker Overseas7202,3891,0813,47069%
Business39826811638470%
Total3,9355,0081,2516,25980%

2. Nominations by Connection to Manitoba

ConnectionNominations% of TotalApproval Rate
Manitoba Graduate1,29225.8%98%
Employment in Manitoba1,05921.1%97%
Close Family1,34026.8%67%
Family-Like2505.0%40%
Invitation to Apply to MPNP72514.5%96%
Previous Manitoba Employment or Education721.4%96%
Business2685.4%70%
Other*– –**– –**– –**
Total5,008100%80%
*Includes individuals affected by changes in federal policy, such as the maximum age of accompanying dependants.

**Counts of fewer than five nominees have been suppressed and are reported as “– –” to protect the identities of those nominees.

Provincial Nominee Details

3. Intended Destination in Manitoba

A. Skilled Worker Nominees

Intended DestinationNominations% of Nominees
Winnipeg3,59675.9%
Neepawa2344.9%
Morden1713.6%
Brandon1673.5%
Thompson791.7%
Winkler761.6%
Steinbach471.0%
Landmark380.8%
Russell310.7%
Portage la Prairie300.6%

B. Business Nominees

Due to differences in data collection between MPNP for Business and MPNP for Skilled Workers, Business nominee intended destination is not available.

4. Principal Applicant Country of Citizenship

The MPNP issued nominations to citizens from 107 different countries in 2017; listed below are the top ten.

Country of CitizenshipNominations% of Total Nominations
India1,55031.0%
The Philippines85417.1%
China, People’s Republic68613.7%
Nigeria3266.5%
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)1793.6%
Ukraine1392.8%
Brazil1392.8%
Pakistan1072.1%
Israel971.9%
Iran581.2%

Skilled Worker Nominee Details

5. Nominations by Occupation Category (NOC 2011)

Skill TypeNominations
0 Management occupations729
1 Business, finance and administration occupations767
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations541
3 Health occupations243
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services336
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport56
6 Sales and service occupations1356
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations459
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations86
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities431

6. Nominations by NOC Skill Level

NOC Skill LevelNominations
0729
A837
B1,552
C1,484
D402
Total5,004

Business Nominee Details

7. Business Nominations by Sector (NAICS)

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code and SectorNominations
44–45 – Retail trade58
54 – Professional, scientific and technical services49
31–33 – Manufacturing27
72 – Accommodation and food services25
23 – Construction19
41 – Wholesale trade17
56 – Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services15
11 – Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting12
61 – Educational services10
81 – Other services (except public administration)10
48-49 – Transportation and warehousing6
53 – Real estate and rental and leasing6
22 – Utilities– –*
51 – Information and cultural industries– –*
62 – Health care and social assistance– –*
52 – Finance and insurance– –*
71 – Arts, entertainment and recreation– –*
21 – Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction– –*
Unknown/Blank– –*
*Counts of fewer than five nominees have been suppressed and are reported as “– –” to protect the identities of those nominees.

Additional Details

8. Processing Times

The MPNP implemented a backlog reduction strategy in 2017. The backlog included applications received before the Expression of Interest (EOI) system was put into place as well as more recently submitted applications that exceeded a 6-month processing time. The table below includes applications from the backlog as well as applications received after the EOI system was introduced.

StreamAverage Processing Time
Skilled Worker in Manitoba4.2 months
Skilled Worker Overseas7.8 months
Business5.5 months
Average processing times are calculated based on date of submission to decision.

9. Expression of Interest Pool

  • 19,774 Skilled Worker EOI profiles submitted in 2017
  • 4,044 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in 2017
  • 15,957 active EOI profiles at the end of 2017

10. Francophone Nominations

StreamNominations% of Total Nominations
Skilled Worker in Manitoba482.04%
Skilled Worker Overseas1044.35%
Business00%
Total1523.04%

Note: Francophone nominees are counted as principal applicants who selected French as their preferred communication language with the MPNP.