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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in the Annapolis Valley region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
- Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Transport truck drivers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 1,310 people work in this occupation.
- Transport truck drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 40%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 23%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 14%
- Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 8%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 72% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 24% compared to 21% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 30 - Feb 03, 2017
- Bubba Ray's Sports Bar will open in Garlands Crossing in February 2017, which will become the sixth location for the business. About 75 applications have been received for positions.
- Fairlanes Bowling Centre in New Minas will close in March 2017, resulting in eight job losses. Management indicates the sport in the area has been in decline for some time.
- Centreville Kwik-Way & Diner will close at the beginning of February 2017, resulting in 12 job losses
- Moe's Place Music Sales in Windsor will transition out of instrument sales by the spring of 2017 to expand the teaching of music and programming side of the operation. The business indicates it will likely need more music teachers as a result.
- A brewery, Lunn's Mill Beer Company, is expected to open early in 2017 in the old Carleton Road Industries property in Lawrencetown. The brewery also plans to serve beer and food.
- The Hants Community Hospital in Windsor will undergo a $3.8M renovation project scheduled to begin in 2017
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