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The Kenya Labour Market Information System is a web-based portal whose purpose to improve access to and the quality of Labor Market Information (LMI) to help different labor market actors make informed decisions.

KLMIS key focus therefore, is to serve as labour market intelligence/observatory that provide information on the supply of and demand for skills and on career prospects. Such information is crucial for addressing skill gaps and mismatches, and therefore for reducing structural unemployment and raising productivity of Kenyan workers. The Key Labor Market Indicators that aim to provide information that is relevant and useful for main labor market actors, especially students (prospective workers), jobseekers, workers as well as education and training institutions and public employment services. The Key Labor Market Indicators that fall into three categories:

1. Employment and Jobs
Nature of Job opportunities that are available in the labour market;
Status in employment
Urban/rural location of jobs.
Education Level required for various kinds of occupations and jobs
Types of Occupation prevalent in the labour market.
Industries that have potential to more jobs
Nature of Public/private sector jobs
Nature of Formal/informal sector jobs
Most Popular Jobs in the labour Market.
Hiring and nature of Job vacancies available in the labour market.

2. Earnings-Mean/Median Earnings and Earnings Distribution; Top Pay Jobs.

3. In-demand skills- Skills sought after by employers-Key Employability Skills.
Key employability skills are Employers consider most important that job applicants are required to possess in order to be hired and to retain the job. The key employability skills differ by occupation and by industry of employment.

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